Fortum and Metsä Group join multi-million fibre research programme

19 Jun 2020 − Expand Fibre joint R&D programme is aimed at developing technologies and smart business concepts that are required to convert straw and wood fibre into novel bioproducts.» more


Norske Skog to enter recycled containerboard market

17 Jun 2020 − Machine conversions at Bruck and Golbey mills are said to reduce newsprint capacity by 360,000 tpy as of the end of 2022.» more

Indonesia sets contamination tolerance level for RCP imports at 2 per cent

17 Jun 2020 − The change in contamination thresholds for imports of recovered paper and other secondary raw materials ends over a year of uncertainty and “zero tolerance” inspections.» more

Strike at IP's Kwidzyn mill concluded

16 Jun 2020 − Internationa Paper's Polish mill in Kwidzyn was idled for four days in June due to a strike for higher wages. » more

40 per cent of Resolute's newsprint capacities are down

15 Jun 2020 − Several newsprint manufacturers in North America are currently taking downtime as demand weakens. Resolute Forest Products has taken 40 per cent of its capacities from the market by halting two mills.» more

Verso idles two mills for indefinite period of time

12 Jun 2020 − Drastic times call for drastic measures: Verso will shut down two of its four paper mills until further notice, slashing 40 per cent of its capacities. » more


Grigeo restarts recycled containerboard production at Klaipeda mill

10 Jun 2020 − Grigeo Klaipeda mill had to interrupt production after the expiring sewage treatment contract with local utility could not be extended. » more

Sentiment in German printing and media industry improving

09 Jun 2020 − After the business environment in the German printing and media industry slumped to a 10-year low in April due to the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are now seeing signs of a recovery, according to the Bvdm business...» more

Norske Skog Bruck orders steam boiler plant from Valmet

09 Jun 2020 − Valmet will supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog’s paper mill in Bruck an der Mur in Austria.» more

Kraftliner suppliers report unsatisfactory demand in Germany

09 Jun 2020 − No price movement for brown and white-top kraftliner on the German corrugated case material market in May, but buyers are said to push for lower prices in June. » more