Lecta idles production at Cartiere del Garda amid Covid-19 issues

19 Mar 2020 − Italy's Garda fine paper mill temporarily stops operation due to difficulties arising from the coronavirus pandemic. Paper merchant Polyedra not affected.» more

European paper and board converters concerned about border controls

19 Mar 2020 − Many European paper and board converter associations appeal to the European Commission not to impede or prevent the effective supply chains of food and pharma packaging amid the Covid19-crisis. » more

German brown kraftliner prices unchanged in March

18 Mar 2020 − Packaging paper manufacturers had announced a price hike for kraftliner deliveries in March. The prices hikes are now being postponed to April.» more

Coronavirus creates uncertainty about pulp market development in mid-March

17 Mar 2020 − The European pulp market in the second week of March was under the pall of uncertainty arising from the spread of the coronavirus.» more


Ecma and Pro Carton call for exlusion from logistics restrictions during Covid-19 outbreak

17 Mar 2020 − Ecma and Pro Carton calling for an exclusion of carton board and packaging makers from restrictions that may be imposed on the movement of goods in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. » more

Essity: Production at Lilla Edet up and running again after minor fire

16 Mar 2020 − Lilla Edet mill produces tissue for toilet paper sold under the Edet brand. Production was halted on one tissue machine due to fire, but was restarted within hours, Essity says.» more

Varel’s PM 4 restarts after rebuild

16 Mar 2020 − After having been idled on 30 January for an upgrade, Varel's PM 4 was started up again on 6 March.» more