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Slowing coreboard demand thwarts producers’ price hike plans

30 Jun 2020 − The second quarter started off on a good note, but ended in subdued fashion for coreboard manufacturers in Italy.» more

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Germany: Price pressure on the horizon for
recycled packaging paper and board grades

29 Jun 2020 − Soaring recovered paper prices across Europe in April have prompted suppliers of recycled packaging paper and board grades to implement hikes. However, as recovered paper prices are retreating again, pressure to take...» more

Upgrade at Cartiera di Ferrara will raise coreboard capacity

26 Jun 2020 − An upgrade of the dryer section at Cartiera di Ferrara will improve the quality of the coreboard produced but also increase the Company's capacities for coreboard by 30 per cent.» more

Klingele buys kraftliner mill from Klabin

25 Jun 2020 − Klingele has signed an agreement with Brazilian paper and packaging manufacturer Klabin to purchase the kraftliner paper mill in Nova Campina. » more

Rogier Gerritsen new head of DS Smith's recycling division

25 Jun 2020 − DS Smith has appointed Rogier Gerritsen as Managing Director of its Recycling Division. He succeeds Jochen Behr who is leaving DS Smith at the end of July.» more

Paloma halts TM 6 to make way for new tissue machine

24 Jun 2020 − The new Toscotec supplied tissue machine will increase Paloma's tissue paper capacity to 90,000 tpy.» more

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Fine paper demand in France rises slightly
but prices remain under pressure

24 Jun 2020 − Now that lockdown measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus are being eased, economic life in France has started to recover - and with it demand for printing and writing paper, which had been decimated in April...» more

Prices for many grades slump on British recovered paper market in June

23 Jun 2020 − Sentiment on the British recovered paper market has deteriorated sharply. Buyers from Europe have retreated again and demand from Asia is limited. After soaring in recent months, prices of some grades fell again in...» more

UPM permanently idles Chapelle Darblay mill

19 Jun 2020 − After weeks of downtime and months of reduced production, the Chapelle Darblay newsprint mill in France will finally close its doors. UPM agreed on a social contract with employees.» more

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