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Sale of Catalyst Paper to Paper Excellence concluded

20 Mar 2019 − Paper Excellence Canada has expanded its portfolio and added 1.3 million t of pulp and paper capacities. The company finalised the acquisition of Catalyst Paper.» more

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Skjern Papirfabrik upgrades BM 1 with Toscotec

20 Mar 2019 − The rebuild aims at increasing drying capacity of the paper machine by over 20% and improving web run stability, says Toscotec.» more

Competition authority delays decision on Inapa/Papyrus deal in Germany

19 Mar 2019 − Players on the German fine paper market are waiting for the final decision by the country's competition watchdog. » more

Kraftliner prices in Germany continue to slide in March

19 Mar 2019 − Excess supply on Germany's kraftliner market led to softening prices. This is particularly true for brown kraftliner, but white-top kraftliner is affected too.» more

SBS board from Sappi's Somerset mill now globally available

18 Mar 2019 − Sappi North America has announced the global availability of SBS board from its US-based Somerset mill in Skowhegan, Maine.» more

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Stora Enso to produce kraftliner at Oulu mill; shelves plan for cartonboard production

18 Mar 2019 − Stora Enso plans to axe up to 400 jobs at Oulu site in Finland as the conversion plan for the woodfree paper mill advances. Woodfree paper operations to be terminated by the end of 2020 at the latest.» more

Stora Enso plans production of plastic-free formed fibre products at Hylte

15 Mar 2019 − Stora Enso is expanding the portfolio at its Hylte mill. In an effort to avoid plastic waste, the company will produce formed fibre products in the future.» more

E.ON to build on-site power generation plant at DS Smith's Kemsley mill

15 Mar 2019 − British paper and packaging manufacturer DS Smith and energy provider E.ON have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent.» more

Condat halts PM 8 due to drop in demand

15 Mar 2019 − Overcapacity has build up in the market for woodfree coated paper in Western Europe, which has led Lecta to temporarily switch off production at its Condat mill.» more