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Pandemic’s effects accelerate downward trend on the German fine paper market in 2020

12 Jan 2021 − On the fine paper market in Germany, the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting slump in advertising activity in 2020 caused an acceleration of the existing downward trend in deliveries. » more

Pulp producers announce higher prices for both benchmark grades as from 1 January

12 Jan 2021 − Pulp suppliers would like see 2021 begin with sometimes markedly higher prices as pulp producers announced hikes effective as of 1 January for both hardwood and softwood pulp.» more

Domtar to sell Personal Care business to American Industrial Partners

11 Jan 2021 − Domtar is proceeding with the reorganisation of its businesses. After announcing cuts in the fine paper segment and the entry into the containerboard market, the company will part with its personal care division.» more

SCA plans to hike kraftliner prices in Europe

08 Jan 2021 − SCA has announced plans to increase prices of white and brown kraftliner by €50 per tonne in continental Europe.» more

De Jong builds new production and storage hall in De Lier

07 Jan 2021 − Dutch corrugated packaging manufacturer De Jong Packaging is expanding its production and storage capacity at its headquarters in De Lier (near The Hague). » more

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International Paper to sell Turkish corrugated packaging operations to Mondi

05 Jan 2021 − International Paper plans to exit the Turkish market. The company will part with its five corrugated packaging plants in the country.» more

Metsä Board completes sale of stake in Husum

04 Jan 2021 − Metsä Board wants to focus on growth in its paperboard business and has therefore sold a stake in the Husum mill in Sweden in order to free some capital. » more

Happy Holidays from EUWID Pulp and Paper

23 Dec 2020 − As 2020 draws to a close, we would like to extend our thanks to all of our readers for trusting us to be their news source for the European pulp and paper industry. This year has been very challenging, and the coming...» more