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Rayonier stops newsprint production and sawmills in response to Covid-19

26 Mar 2020 − Rayonier Advanced Materials will take downtime at mills which are not deemed essential in times of coronavirus. Severals sawmills and newsprint production are affected.» more

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European pulp and paper sector maintains essential operations to help EU citizens tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

25 Mar 2020 − CEPI is calling for the paper industry to be recognised as an essential supplier in several critical European value chains and to be eligible for state aids.» more

Price hikes for recycled containerboard in Germany

25 Mar 2020 − Recycled containerboard prices rose in Germany in March. While recovered paper prices were low, experts pointed to tightening supply in the corrugated case material segment.» more

UK experts fear collapse of recovered fibre collection volumes

24 Mar 2020 − As the coronavirus crisis starts to hit the UK as well, insiders in the recovered paper business fear that collection volumes will "fall off the cliff."» more

New decree says paper and packaging essential for Italy

23 Mar 2020 − Italy's recycling, paper and packaging industry is allowed to continue operating amid Covid-19 spread. Some companies, however, are taking downtime.» more

UK paper and board industry still operational

23 Mar 2020 − The paper and board industry in the UK has so far been hit much less by the Coronavirus crisis than France or Italy. » more

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Mondi issues Covid-19 update

21 Mar 2020 − In a press release Mondi outlines its response to the Covid-19 crisis. The company's priorities are to secure health and safety of its employees and their families while at the same time keeping products flowing to...» more

Burgo Ardennes mill suspends production amid Covid-19 concerns

21 Mar 2020 − Pulp, paper and packaging industry in Europe is feeling the effects of coronavirus pandemic as it is looking to guarante health and safety of employees. » more

Norske Skog Golbey halts newsprint machine due to coronavirus

20 Mar 2020 − The spread of coronavirus has led to a stoppage at Norske Skog's Golbey newsprint mill. PM 2 is standing still for an indefinite period.» more