Fine paper market in Germany more stable in October

22 Oct 2019 − Despite the constant price pressure in all market segments, things appear to be stabilising on the graphic papers market in Germany. » more


Columbia Pulp starts up new straw pulp mill in the USA

21 Oct 2019 − US company Columbia Pulp has commissioned its new pulp mill in Columbia County, Washington. The new mill produces pulp based on straw and alfalfa. » more

EU: Anti-dumping proceedings on imports of heavyweight thermal papers from South Korea

18 Oct 2019 − The European Commission has initiated anti-dumping proceedings concerning the import of certain heavyweight thermal papers (HWTP) from the Republic of Korea. » more

Metsä Tissue idles TM 6 in Krapkowice

18 Oct 2019 − Tissue paper production on the TM 6 will be temporarily stopped until the end of the year. Metsä Tissue will then decide whether the machine will resume operations again or not.» more

Chinese authorities release new batch of licences

17 Oct 2019 − Chinese authorities have issued licences for the import of recovered paper to China covering more than 400,000 t.» more


Authorities say no to capacity increase at Pro-Gest’s recycled containerboard mill in Mantua

17 Oct 2019 − Cartiera Villa Lagarina plans to produce some 400,000 tpy of recycled containerboard at the former Burgo mill in Mantua, but cannot ramp up paper machine to full capacity due to a lack of an appropriate permit. » more

Essity inaugurates new centre for napkins in Altopascio

17 Oct 2019 − Essity is moving most of its napkin production to the Altopascio plant in Italy. Although the plant has now been inaugurated, not all ten converting lines are operational yet.» more

Label paper suppliers announce price hikes for 2020

15 Oct 2019 − As pressure on margins continues to be felt, some producers of wet-strength and alkali-resistant label papers have already announced price hikes as of 1 January 2020. » more