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German envelope paper prices partly increase in Q3

26 Sep 2017 − Price hikes have been announced for recycled envelope paper in Germany while 80g white woodfree envelope paper has already become more expensive during the third quarter of the year.» more

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Prices for mixed paper and OCC continue their decline on the UK market in September

26 Sep 2017 − Chinese buyers were still holding back on purchases of recovered paper on the UK market. As a result export prices for these grades continued to decline on a weekly basis. Domestic OCC and mixed paper prices were also...» more

More price hike announcements for BEK pulp

25 Sep 2017 − After Fibria and Suzano Papel e Celulose, Ence and Eldorado Brasil have also approached their customers, announcing an increase for eucalyptus pulp for Europe as well as other markets.» more

Tissue producer Celtex eyes expansion to Moldova

22 Sep 2017 − Celtex is planning to invest €3-4m in the construction of a new plant for tissue products in Moldova.» more

SKG restarts operations at Cellulose du Pin mill

21 Sep 2017 − Smurfit Kappa Group has been facing some problems with its recovery boiler at the Cellulose du Pin mill. This resulted in some downtime in August and September.» more

Germany expecting record deliveries for corrugated board

19 Sep 2017 − A good orders situations and high containerboard prices are leading corrugated board manufacturers in Germany to continue their efforts to implement price hikes.» more

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Norway's publication paper manufacturer Norske Skog unveils new debt restructuring proposal

19 Sep 2017 − Failure of the recpitalisation proposal would lead to a share pledge enforcement and secured bondholders would take ownership of Norske Skog AS, but newsprint and magazine paper mills could continue regular operations,...» more

Klingele Papierwerke expands into Cuba

19 Sep 2017 − Klingele invests in the Cuban corrugated cardboard industry through a shareholding in Spanish company Trade Packaging S.A. » more

Norske Skog launches new recapitalisation proposal

18 Sep 2017 − The alternative to the company's proposal will likely lead to bankruptcy at the parent company Norske Skogindustier ASA but Norske Skog AS and the mills will continue operations as normal under new ownership.» more

Schweighofer Group divests its dissolving pulp business

15 Sep 2017 − The US-Investor Tower Brook Capital Partner plans to expand the Hallein pulp mill's capacities and diversify its product portfolio. » more