Interpack and Drupa fairs postponed due to coronavirus epidemic

13 Mar 2020 − Interpack packaging fair was meant to start on 7 May in the capital of North Rhine-Westphallia, the state with most COVID-19 cases in Germany. » more


Italy: "What we fear is the transport issue"

12 Mar 2020 − In an interview with EUWID, Assocarta's Managing Director Massimo Medugno commented on the impacts of the coronavirus on the Italian paper industry. » more

Italy: Transports in paper industry not affected by coronavirus lockdown

10 Mar 2020 − Impacts of the coronavirus on the Italian paper industry are limited so far. Goods are reportedly flowing and production is running.» more

Higher prices look to be on the cards for recycled containerboard in Germany

10 Mar 2020 − A reduction in paper supply coupled with an increase in enquiries from China, look set to abet manufacturers' plans to charge more for recycled corrugated case material on the German market. » more


Mopak Kağıt to increase capacity at Dalaman plant

06 Mar 2020 − Turkish packaging and paper manufacturer Mopak Kağıt Karton wants to increase the capacity of PM 3 at the Dalaman mill to 500,000 tpy of white-top testliner and board.» more

Bvse recovered paper conference goes ahead despite coronavirus

06 Mar 2020 − The coronavirus will not prevent German recycling association Bvse to hold its annual recovered paper conference. The Altpapiertag 2020 will take place on 19 March.» more

No hope for ex-Arjowiggins security paper mill
Crèvecoeur in France

06 Mar 2020 − The doors of the French Crèvecoeur security and banknote paper mill, which formerly belonged to Arjowiggins, will remain closed. Employees had tried to take over the site.» more