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French coreboard producer Cenpa divested

12 Aug 2021 − Five years ago, the former Sonoco coreboard plant in eastern France was acquired by Mutares. Now, the plant changes hands again.» more

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After long upswing, pulp prices in Europe stabilise in July

11 Aug 2021 − Although demand is strong, pulp prices have now stabilised in Europe. Price developments in China and North America have impacted the market.» more

Solidus Solutions buys partitions producer Mölle

10 Aug 2021 − Solidus Solutions continues to grow. After a takeover in the Netherlands at the beginning of the year, the company has now acquired facilities in Germany and Poland.» more

Corex acquires cores producer Topcore in Finland

09 Aug 2021 − Cores producer Corex has been growing in the past years. After taking over a big part of Corenso's business operations in 2019, the company continued its expansion in the Nordic countries.» more

Mayr-Melnhof completes Kwidzyn mill takeover

06 Aug 2021 − Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has finalised the acquisition of International Paper's former Kwidzyn mill in Poland after receiving approval from all relevant competition authorities. » more

Akomex increases capacity for folding cartons in Poland

05 Aug 2021 − Packaging producer Akomex is investing in the expansion of the company, with the intention of exporting more to Eu countries and the US in the future.» more

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Upward price pressure persists for mixed paper on Italy's recovered paper market

03 Aug 2021 − Although the price level for ordinary recovered paper grades in Italy is already high, mixed paper prices sometimes rose again a little in July. The grade is particularly hard to source.» more

Mayr-Melnhof completes acquisition of Kotkamills

03 Aug 2021 − Mayr-Melnhof (MM) has finalised the acquisition of Kotkamills and strengthens its position in the markets for cupstock and barrier board grades. » more

German printing businesses complain of graphic paper supply bottlenecks

02 Aug 2021 − German printing companies are reporting a shortage of graphic paper supply, which is hampering recovery and threatens to accelerate digitalisation.» more

Lecta and Sappi announce price increases for specialties

30 Jul 2021 − Sappi and Lecta announce price increases of 8 to 10 per cent for their specialty paper grades.» more