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White Birch halts newsprint production in order to destock

08 Oct 2019 − Newsprint manufacturers are having a hard time, with demand being generally weak and supply abundant. White Birch Paper has therefore taken one week of downtime at its F.F. Soucy mill.» more

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UK's CPI to host Brexit Readiness Events

08 Oct 2019 − As a No Deal Brexit becomes a greater and greater possibility, the British Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) will host two events to help businesses to prepare for this eventuality.» more

SCA evaluates CTMP market pulp investment, considers PM closure at Ortviken publication paper mill

07 Oct 2019 − SCA Ortviken mill runs three paper machines and can produce 775,000 tpy of improved newsprint and coated and uncoated magazine paper grades.» more

NaOH manufacturers try to reverse price trend in October

07 Oct 2019 − In the caustic soda (NaOH) market, manufacturers have announced a price increase for deliveries from October 2019. » more

Domtar to close UWF machines and ramp up pulp production

04 Oct 2019 − Declining demand for graphic paper is forcing Canadian pulp and paper manufacturer Domtar to adjust and take action. The company announced the closure of two of its paper machines for uncoated woodfree paper, while...» more

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Weak demand and lower spot prices on Italy's newsprint market

01 Oct 2019 − Newsprint suppliers are suffering from weak demand and are reportedly prepared to make concessions in deals with Italian customers. Prices in Italy have moved downwards here and there.» more

Indonesia to set impurities limit for RCP imports at 2 per cent

01 Oct 2019 − The Indonesian government has drafted a new ruling which would initially set the impurity level permitted for recovered paper imports at 2 per cent, according to the Paper Stock Industries Chapter (PSI) of the US trade...» more

Nine Dragons to grow containerboard business in Malaysia

27 Sep 2019 − Chinese pulp and paper giant Nine Dragons is expanding its packaging paper activities to Malaysia.» more

Stora Enso appoints new CEO

26 Sep 2019 − Annica Bresky will become the first woman at the helm of the Finnish-Swedish forest products company.» more