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Stora Enso mulls temporary output cutback at Ingerois board mill

08 May 2019 − Co-determination negotiations on temporary layoffs of of up to 180 Ingerois mill employees in the period 1 June to 31 December started last Monday.» more

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Thermal paper market in Europe returning to normalcy after overheating in 2018

07 May 2019 − EUWID market report shows weak global demand and abundant supply creating price pressure on the European thermal paper market.» more

RGE to increase capacity at Brazilian pulp plant by 1.25 million t

07 May 2019 − Asian Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) has officially started the expansion of its Brazilian pulp plant in Lençóis Paulista in the federal state of São Paulo.» more

Smurfit Kappa reports sales and Ebitda growth

06 May 2019 − In the first quarter of 2019, Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG)'s Ebitda increased by 25 per cent year-on-year to €424m, the company announced in a trading update. » more

Mondi increases corrugating capacity at Ansbach plant

03 May 2019 − Mondi will invest €30m in a new corrugator at its Ansbach site in southern Germany.» more

Billerud Korsnäs starts up new board machine in Gruvön

03 May 2019 − Billerud Korsnäs' new board machine in Gruvön is up and running. The machine's total capacity of 550,000 tpy will be reached in 2023. » more

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Verso to close Luke woodfree coated paper mill

02 May 2019 − Verso Corporation is reacting to the structural decline in graphic paper demand. The company plans to close down its Luke mill in the eastern USA, making 675 jobs redundant.» more

Converters increase pressure on prices for lightweight kraft paper grades in Germany

30 Apr 2019 − The situation on the German market for lightweight kraft paper for bags, shoppers and flexible packaging has further calmed down at the end of April.» more

Mixed paper prices on Italy's RCP market tending higher

30 Apr 2019 − The price level on the Italian recovered paper market remains weak - with the exeption of mixed paper. Prices here are paradoxically moving upwards.» more