Smurfit Kappa closes corrugated packaging plant in France

25 Jan 2021 − Smurfit Kappa runs around 40 packaging plants in France. Now, the company has closed down a site that made customised corrugated packaging in Rennes.» more


Metsä Board mulls FBB capacity expansion at Husum mill

22 Jan 2021 − Production capacity on Metsä board's folding boxboard machine BM 1 at the Husum mill could increase by 200,000 tpy in 2023. An investmente decision will be made next summer.» more

Sun Paper kicks off production on PM 2 in Laos

22 Jan 2021 − Both corrugated case material machines with installed capacity totalling 1 million tpy are up and running now at Sun Paper's pulp and paper mill in Muang Phin.» more

Mondi starts up specialty kraft paper machine in Štětí

21 Jan 2021 − Mondi will concentrate more on kraft paper for shopping bags at its Czech Štětí mill. The company has concluded a PM conversion from containerboard to specialty kraft paper production. » more

New chance for pulp maker Fibre Excellence Tarascon

20 Jan 2021 − Fibre Excellence Tarascon is trying to find a way to survive. The company thinks that prospects are looking good now, as conditions on the pulp market are improving and it will get more financial help.» more


French publication paper prices tumble to historically low levels

19 Jan 2021 − With just a few exceptions, all price negotiations on the French newsprint and magazine paper market had been put to bed in France in the second week of January. » more

AR Packaging buys British carton maker Firstan

18 Jan 2021 − Swedish AR Packaging group has announced the acquisition of British Firstan Holdings Ltd., including its subsidiary Firstan Limited. With this step, AR Packaging is now able to also offer locally produced folding...» more

Papresa orders OCC stock preparation plant from Voith

15 Jan 2021 − New stock preparation equipment is part of Papresa's conversion programm towards packaging papers.» more