Canfor to acquire stake in VIDA in Sweden

16 Nov 2018 − Canada's Canfor Corporation will do its first step outside of North America. The company plans to acquire a majority stake in Swedish VIDA Group, which is specialised in wood products.» more


EC clears DS Smith's takeover of Europac

15 Nov 2018 − DS Smith to divest three corrugated facilities in France and Portugal in order to address the European Commissions's competition concerns.» more

West Rock restarts paper production at Panama City mill

14 Nov 2018 − West Rock's pulp and paper mill in Panama City, Florida was down for about one month. Now, at least paper production could be resumed while pulp production is still standing still.» more

No change in Q4 decor paper prices

14 Nov 2018 − Decor paper manufacturers see no scope for price cuts despite weaker workloads and stable pulp prices.» more

Price talks continue on the white-top kraftliner market in Germany

13 Nov 2018 − Price hikes for white-top kraftliner in Germany are still not done and dusted. EUWID sources on the buying side of the market report ongoing negotiations in November.» more


Board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Neuss plant down after fire

09 Nov 2018 − A cable fire interrupted production at the Mayr-Melnhof plant in Neuss, Germany at the end of October. » more

Iconex to buy Schades and R+S from Hansol Group

06 Nov 2018 − At the beginning of November, US label solutions provider Iconex announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Schades and R+S from Hansol Paper. » more