Fedrigoni curbs paper output as virus dampens demand

21 Apr 2020 − Pressure sensitive labels business not negatively affected by coronavirus crisis. Self-adhesive materials in high demand.» more


Canada's forest sector warns of woodchip shortage

20 Apr 2020 − Temporary closures at Canada's sawmills start being felt by pulp and paper mills. FPAC asks for government support amid the coronavirus crisis.» more

Price increases announced for recycled containerboard

17 Apr 2020 − DS Smith, Burgo Group and Hamburger Containerboard have announced a price increase for their recycled corrugated case material grades as recovered paper costs are significantly going up.» more

Sappi Europe to temporary halt PM 7 at Lanaken paper mill

16 Apr 2020 − Sappi will suspend production on one paper machine at the Lanaken coated woodfree and magazine paper mill in order to adapt output to falling demand.» more

Pulp prices stable amid opposing trends in demand

16 Apr 2020 − Pulp prices have not changed in March although some NBSK producers tried to lift prices. The outlook for the industry is quite unclear. » more

Germany: downturn in fine paper business amid Coronavirus crisis

15 Apr 2020 − As the lockdown measures continue, producers of uncoated and coated woodfree paper are seeing their order backlogs shrink dramatically. » more


Stora Enso to start temporary lay-off talks at more mills in Finland

15 Apr 2020 − The co-determination process on temporary lay-offs is to be extended to the group's Packaging Materials division.» more

Norske Skog curbs output at Saugbrugs and Tasman paper mills

14 Apr 2020 − Newsprint and magazine paper manufacturer Norske Skog provides an operational update in Europe and Australasia amid Covid-19 impact on markets.» more

Ahlstrom expands production of healthcare materials

09 Apr 2020 − The company's Turin and Tampere plant are ramping up output of fabrics for face masks. » more