US kraftliner captures significantly larger market share in Germany in 1Q 2018

27 Jun 2018 − Brown kraftliner is readily available in Germany in June. This is, among other factors, due to a 70% increase in US kraftliner deliveries to Germany. » more


Ilim Group launches kraftliner expansion project in Ust-Ilimsk

26 Jun 2018 − The starting gun for Ilim Group's investment project in Ust-Ilimsk has been fired. The company will invest approximately $1bn to install a new kraftliner machine and increase pulp production at the site.» more

BIR: China wants to abolish "solid waste" imports by 2020

26 Jun 2018 − Reports from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China highlight China's plans to reduce its imports of solid waste to zero by the end of 2020, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) reports. » more

Zanders to start self-managed debt restructuring

26 Jun 2018 − The rise in raw material and energy costs and the ongoing high costs of its company pension obligations have forced Zanders to apply for self-managed debt restructuring. A restructuring plan is to be presented in around...» more


Pulp production at SCA’s Östrand plant restarted

25 Jun 2018 − SCA's pulp mill in Östrand has resumed production and shall reach its new capacity of 900,000 tpy of bleached softwood pulp in 2020.» more

Parenco acquisitions unsettling non-integrated corrugated producers in the UK

21 Jun 2018 − The acquisition of Parenco was dominating the recycled containerboard market in the UK in June. Sources noted that Parenco shipped significant amounts to independent converters in the UK. » more

Papeterie Raon sold to recycling company

21 Jun 2018 − The idle specialty paper mill of Papeterie Raon in France has now been sold to CVB Ecologistics. The recycling company will be its own customer by delivering the paper mill with recovered paper grades which are...» more

Newsprint still difficult to procure in Germany

19 Jun 2018 − Newsprint remains in short supply, leaving buyers little leeway in ongoing price negotiations on the German market in June. » more