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Mounting pressure on publication paper prices in Italy

03 Apr 2019 − Slow demand and abundant supply are shaping business in many segments of the Italian paper and board market.» more

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Cereal starch prices may come under pressure in Q2 negotiations

02 Apr 2019 − The market, which was overheated in 2018 at times, has calmed down and is reportedly showing signs of weakness at certain points.» more

UPM to shut down LWC paper machine in Germany

02 Apr 2019 − Demand for LWC and other mechanical paper has been declining steadily during the past ten years. This has led UPM to decide on the closure of a PM in Plattling.» more

Softwood pulp prices continue to decline in March

01 Apr 2019 − While softwood pulp prices continued to head south in March, hardwood prices remained steady on the back of an upturn in the Chinese market.» more

Norske Skog CEO steps down

01 Apr 2019 − Nils Petter Wright has left Norway's publication paper producer Norske Skog after four months at the helm of the company.» more

Wepa snaps up Arjowiggins Greenfield,
Bessé mill liquidated

29 Mar 2019 − Good and bad news have been announced today in Nanterre. Two of the three Arjowiggins mills under receivership will be sold and will retain part of the staff while the biggest site will be liquidated. 700 jobs are...» more

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Ilim invests in woodyard upgrade at Koryazhma mill

29 Mar 2019 − Ilim Group has placed an order with technology provider Andritz for the supply of a wood processing plant at Koryazhma mill in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia. » more

Start of Varaka's 300,000 tpy containerboard
machine in Turkey is imminent

29 Mar 2019 − There is growth in Turkey's paper industry. The country will see several projects for new containerboard capacities implemented in the coming years. One of them is a machine of Varaka which will soon start operating.» more