Metsä Board announces hefty price increase

26 Aug 2021 − Cartonboard prices have been rising in the past months. In a market that is shaped by long delivery times and high costs, Metsä Board has now announced another hefty price increase from November. » more


German kraftliner market in early talks for deliveries in 2022

25 Aug 2021 − Supply continues to be tight on Germany's kraftliner market. Sellers are therefore considering price hikes from October and have already begun price talks for deliveries in the new year.» more

Mayr-Melnhof's half-year results down by a quarter despite booming demand

23 Aug 2021 − Mayr-Melnhof's results in the first half-year were impacted by high input costs. Price increases were implemented, but furhter hikes are to follow in the third quarter.» more

Vajda Papír orders new tissue machine for mill in Hungary

20 Aug 2021 − Vajda Papír is expanding its tissue paper capacities in Hungary. Until 2018, its activities in the country were limited to converting operations. Now, the company will install its second tissue line.» more

Fiskeby Board to acquire Baden Board

19 Aug 2021 − With this acquisition, Fiskeby will nearly double its capacity for recycled board production. » more


High costs burden Reno de Medici's half-year results despite healthy demand

18 Aug 2021 − Demand for cartonboard has been strong during the year for Reno de Medici. But the price hikes implemented lag behind the significant cost increases so the first half has not been as profitable for the company.» more

Paper associations criticise European Commission's
Fit for 55 package

18 Aug 2021 − The European Climate Law, which entered into force in July, transposes into binding law the EU's commitment to climate neutrality by 2050. Different paper associations have expressed concerns about the measures to be...» more

Prices for recycled corrugated case material remain stable in Germany in August

16 Aug 2021 − The German market for recycled corrugated case material experienced little movement in prices in August. » more

Progroup to build new corrugated sheet feeder plant near Milan

13 Aug 2021 − Germany's Progroup will probably build its planned Italian corrugated sheet feeder plant near Milan. The location for its new plant in Germany is now also almost certain. More corrugtaed sheet feeder plants are to come...» more