Mondi and IP complete Olmuksan deal in Turkey

02 Jun 2021 − Mondi enlarges its footprint in south-east Europe through the acquisition of Turkey's major corrugated products manufacturer Olmuksan.» more


Some publication paper prices in Italy set to rise further in June or July

02 Jun 2021 − Publication paper producers are looking back to a very challenging year. Suppliers to the Italian market have therefore recently started to implement price hikes where possible and plan further mark-ups for June or July.» more

Red Leaf Pulp to build a straw pulp mill in Canada

02 Jun 2021 − The city of Regina in the province of Saskatchewan is to house "Canada's first non-wood pulp mill". The unbleached straw pulp is to be sold for customers in the paper and packaging industry.» more

Progroup to build four new corrugated board plants

31 May 2021 − Progroup will expand its corrugated board capacities in Europe by almost 50 per cent. The company plans to erect four plants in different European countries.» more

Fibre Excellence's Saint-Gaudens pulp mill standing still

28 May 2021 − A leak in the recovery boiler caused a downtime at Fibre Excellence's 290,000 tpy pulp mill in Saint-Gaudens, France. Production has been down for two weeks now.» more


OCC prices on the British market took a tumble in May

26 May 2021 − After the trend reversal initiated in April for the mass grades of recovered paper, May saw some more significant price reductions. The reason for this is the calming demand in the UK and in some Asian markets.» more

Smurfit Kappa to increase corrugated packaging production

26 May 2021 − The Smurfit Kappa Group is planning to grow in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Capacity for more than 100 million corrugated boxes will be added.» more

Solidus Solutions announces price increases from 1 June

25 May 2021 − Solidus Solutions has announced price increases for board and board packaging from 1 June 2021.» more

Defra consultation on EPR scheme: “Proposals will encourage the collection of high quality recyclate by local authorities”

20 May 2021 − The Recycling Association, is supportive of EPR consultations, but raises concerns about some propsales concerning packaging waste from businesses, says Simon Ellin, CEO of The Recycling Association, in an interview...» more