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Official takeover offers for Arjowiggins sites in France

06 Feb 2019 − There is possibly a future for Arjowiggins' Bessé-sur-Braye, Le Bourray and Greenfield paper mills in France. Potential buyers have shown serious interest in the sites.» more

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Solenis completes merger with BASF's paper and water chemicals business

06 Feb 2019 − BASF will own 49% of the combined company and 51% is collectively owned by Solenis management and funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.» more

Authority nods PM 2 rebuild and Waste-to-Energy project at Burgo's Duino site

05 Feb 2019 − The regional government comes to cater to the needs of Cartiera di Ferrara and paves the way for the potential multi-million investment at the Duino magazine paper mill.» more

Downward price trend for brown kraftliner expected to continue in Germany

05 Feb 2019 − Among good supply of brown kraftliner, market experts expect the downward price trend, which started in November last year, to continue in February.» more

Manufacturers fail to hike fine paper prices in Italy

05 Feb 2019 − January marked the end of a long series of price increases for woodfree paper that manufacturers were instituting quarter by quarter over the last two years in an effort to catch up with rising pulp prices.» more

Lecta is considering rebuilding a PM at its Condat mill

04 Feb 2019 − Lecta is looking for a way to make the Condat mill more profitable and is considering a conversion project. However, the company is waiting for a decision on financial help from the government.» more

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Italy's recovered paper exports
to China handled via CCIC Europe

04 Feb 2019 − The European branch of inspection agency CCIC will be in charge of inspecting Italy's recovered paper volumes intended for export to China in the future. » more

Progroup officially commissions Ellesmere Port plant

04 Feb 2019 − Progroup starts up "the world's most efficient and powerful" corrugated sheet plant in Ellesmere Port, UK.» more

Stora Enso to shut down one machine at Imatra mill

01 Feb 2019 − The company says it is preparing to protect its competitiveness as market uncertainty rises.» more

Production at Arjowiggins sites in France still down

01 Feb 2019 − Contrary to some information circulating on the market, the Arjowiggins mills which recently entered receivership proceedings are still down. There is hope to find buyers for the mills, but the deadline for presenting...» more