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Heinzel Group invests in new kraft paper machine in Pöls

03 Jul 2017 − Heinzel Group has earmarked hundreds of millions of euros to build a second paper machine at its Pöls mill. » more

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Private equity firm Sycamore Partners to acquire Staples

30 Jun 2017 − Under the terms of the agreement, Sycamore is paying Staples’ stockholders $10.25 per share in cash for each share. The deal puts equity value of Staples at $6.9bn.» more

Reno De Medici announcing further price increase for recycled cartonboard

30 Jun 2017 − Packaging paper and board producers are taking action to compensate for high recovered paper costs» more

DS Smith to buy US corrugated packaging group for $920m

29 Jun 2017 − DS Smith has taken its first step into the packaging market of the USA with a proposed acquisition of Interstate Resources.» more

Tug of war over Pro-Gest Mantua recycled containerboard mill continues, start-up delayed until next year

28 Jun 2017 − The tug of war over the integrated environmental permit (IEP) issued by the provincial government to Pro-Gest’s new recycled containerboard mill in Mantua continues. This will not only have impact on the start-up date...» more

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Renewed price hike announcements
for UWF paper in Germany

28 Jun 2017 − Uncoated fine paper manufacturers are currently in talks with buyers to implement another price hike in Germany which has partly already been implemented. So far, cut sizes are said to be especially affected.» more

OCC prices reach record high on the British market in June

27 Jun 2017 − Solid demand from China sent old corrugated container (OCC) recovered paper prices higher again in the UK in June, bringing them to new record highs. » more

Manufacturers announce hikes for recycled containerboard grades

27 Jun 2017 − DS Smith, Smurfit Kappa Group and Saica have announced plans to increase prices for recycled containerboard grades in Europe. » more

Europapier takes full control of Eu-Ro Handelsges.m.b.H.

26 Jun 2017 − Austrian paper merchant Europapier has bought the outstanding shares in Eu-Ro Handeslges.m.b.H. » more