Essentra considering to close down cartons facillity IP5 in Newport, UK

27 Jul 2017 − Essentra plc today announces that it is entering into consultation regarding the proposal to cease the production of folding cartons for the consumer goods industry at Newport, UK and, as a consequence, to close its...» more


Papierfabrik Utzenstorf will cease newsprint
production at the end of 2017

25 Jul 2017 − Switzerland's Papierfabrik Utzenstorf has announced the shutdown of newsprint production, which will take 200,000 tpy of capacities from the market. The company's recycling activities will be taken over from Perlen...» more

Price hikes for SC paper implemented in Germany

25 Jul 2017 − SC paper manufacturers managed to implement a price increase for the third quarter or second half of the year. However, some had hoped for a bigger hike. » more

Arjowiggins Security to sell Dutch VHP mill

24 Jul 2017 − Arjowiggins Security will sell its Dutch VHP mill to Oberthur Fiduciaire for €22m plus an earn-out. » more

Nordic Paper to be acquired by Anhui Shanying Paper

21 Jul 2017 − Nordic Paper is to pass into Chinese ownership. Anhui Shanying Paper is set to acquire the Swedish company which produces kraft and greaseproof paper.» more

China to ban import of unsorted waste paper

20 Jul 2017 − Recently, rumours about a possible Chinese ban on imports of mixed paper created uncertainty on the European recovered paper markets. Now, China has made an official statement and things have become clearer.» more


Verso to close coated paper capacities

19 Jul 2017 − One of the key tasks of paper manufacturer Verso is to match its graphic paper supply to declining demand. This is why the company has announced the permanent closure of its PM 3 at the Androscoggin mill.» more

Mondi postpones start of new containerboard PM 19 at Ružomberok mill to 2020

18 Jul 2017 − Mondi SCP's new PM 19 at the Ružomberok pulp and paper mill will be designed to produce a two-ply, recycled containerboard grade with the white top layer containing virgin pulp. However, the expansion project is running...» more

UK prices for SC paper up in July

18 Jul 2017 − Cuts in SC production capacity in the recent past are now having an impact on the SC market with prices going up in the UK in July.» more

Insolvent Idempapers might restart operations

17 Jul 2017 − Idempapers has been declared bankrupt in early June. An interested investor had withdrawn his takeover offer. Now, new potential investors have emerged.» more