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SBS board from Sappi's Somerset mill now globally available

18 Mar 2019 − Sappi North America has announced the global availability of SBS board from its US-based Somerset mill in Skowhegan, Maine.» more

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Stora Enso to produce kraftliner at Oulu mill; shelves plan for cartonboard production

18 Mar 2019 − Stora Enso plans to axe up to 400 jobs at Oulu site in Finland as the conversion plan for the woodfree paper mill advances. Woodfree paper operations to be terminated by the end of 2020 at the latest.» more

Stora Enso plans production of plastic-free formed fibre products at Hylte

15 Mar 2019 − Stora Enso is expanding the portfolio at its Hylte mill. In an effort to avoid plastic waste, the company will produce formed fibre products in the future.» more

E.ON to build on-site power generation plant at DS Smith's Kemsley mill

15 Mar 2019 − British paper and packaging manufacturer DS Smith and energy provider E.ON have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent.» more

Condat halts PM 8 due to drop in demand

15 Mar 2019 − Overcapacity has build up in the market for woodfree coated paper in Western Europe, which has led Lecta to temporarily switch off production at its Condat mill.» more

Smurfit Kappa set to take full control of Cartón de Colombia

15 Mar 2019 − SKG is waiting for approval by Colombia's national market and financial regulatory authority to launch a tender offer for the acquisition of the remaining shares in the company. » more

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Arctic Paper closes fine paper machine PM 7 at Grycksbo

14 Mar 2019 − Fine paper production had been standing still for a while, but now the decision is definite: PM 7 at Arctic Paper's Swedish Grycksbo site has been shut down.» more

German packaging manufacturer STI group up for sale

14 Mar 2019 − Dr Kristina Stabernack, fourth generation owner of German packaging manufacturer STI Group, has decided to sell the company. » more

Igepa pulls out of Italy,
Igepa Italia to be closed

13 Mar 2019 − Igepa aims at strengthening its position in the market for paper and print products by concentrating on European core markets in the future.» more