Chinese authorities suspend waste paper
deliveries from the USA to China

04 May 2018 − More uncertainty hits the global RCP markets as CCIC North America suspends issuing export certificates for scrap materials for one month. » more


Norpac restarts idled PM 1 in response
to improved market environment

03 May 2018 − Norpac filed a petition last year to impose antidumping and countervailing duties on Canadian imports of certain grades of uncoated groundwood paper. Now, the company feels that market conditions are improving and...» more

Mondi to take over industrial bags producer in Egypt

30 Apr 2018 − Mondi is growing in Egypt. The company will acquire a local industrial bags producer, thereby adding a fifth plant to its operations in the Middle East. » more

Metsä Fibre pushes for another NBSK pulp price hike in Europe

27 Apr 2018 − NBSK pulp prices have been trending upwards since mid-2016 and have already surpassed their 2011 price peak. » more

UPM invests in release liner production in Germany and China

27 Apr 2018 − Fine paper machine PM 2 at the UPM Nordland paper mill will be rebuild to produce 110,000 tpy of glassine release liner. Second supercalander on Changshu mill's PM 3 is set to further increase capacity in China.» more


Ilim Group aims to increase pulp deliveries to China

26 Apr 2018 − Russian-US joint venture JCS Ilim Group has announced plans to increase its market presence in China, following a business conference in the Chinese Henan province the group held on 12 April 2018. » more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö to buy Brazilian decor paper mill, invest in Europe

25 Apr 2018 − Ahlstrom-Munksjö has announced its intention to buy Brazilian decor paper mill Caieiras and invest €9m in two mills in France and Germany.» more

Prices for uncoated fine papers go up in the UK

24 Apr 2018 − In the view of limited supply and order backlogs, manufacturers of uncoated fine paper were able to charge more for deliveries in April. » more