Kokusai Pulp and Paper bids to acquire Spicers Limited

22 Jan 2019 − The planned acquisition of Spicers is part of KPP's strategy that is meant to accelerate the company's business expansion in the Asia-Pacific region through M&A.» more


Pulp prices decline further

22 Jan 2019 − Pulp prices have declined for the second time in a row in December. Market players expect that the trend is not yet terminated.» more

Suppliers of GC board manage to raise prices in the UK

22 Jan 2019 − Manufacturers of folding box board (GC) were able to put through higher prices in the UK, but had to make concessions with regard to the amount of the increase and, in some occasions, the timing. » more

National Court annuls multimillion cartel fine in the corrugated products industry in Spain

21 Jan 2019 − National Court says companies were informed about the results and the corresponding fines only days after the deadline for the procedure had expired. » more

Closure of DS Smith's takeover of Europac is imminent

21 Jan 2019 − A major deal on the packaging market is almost completed. All the conditions have now been met for DS Smith to acquire its competitor Europac.» more


Double A to invest in biomass boiler in Alizay

18 Jan 2019 − Double A will start producing steam and electricity from biomass at the Alizay mill. This is a new operational field for the site where paper production is currently not running at full capacity. » more

Arctic Paper to close down CWF machine
in Grycksbo in March

17 Jan 2019 − 45,000 tpy of fine paper capacity will be taken from the market on 1 March, when Arctic Paper's PM 7 at Grycksbo will be stopped. » more