Kipas’ new containerboard PM in Turkey still not running

22 Mar 2021 − One of Europe's biggest containerboard machines was supposed to start up at the beginning of March. But Kipas Kagit once again postponed the start-up of its new machine in Turkey, which should have come online already...» more


Germany: Recycled graphic paper manufactures facing cost pressure

19 Mar 2021 − Substantial increases in the cost of recovered paper are forcing recycled graphic paper manufacturers to take action.» more

Södra demands $100 hike for NBSK pulp from April

18 Mar 2021 − Södra wants to increase prices for northern bleached softwood kraft pulp again on the Europan market. Prices have already gone up significantly in this year.» more

Resolute might permanently idle newsprint production at Baie-Comeau and Amos mills

17 Mar 2021 − Two of Resolute Forest Products' newsprint mills in Canada have been down for almost one year now. The company is currently reviewing options for the sites. It is considered unlikely that newsprint production will...» more

Steep upward price trend continues for ordinary recovered paper grades in Germany

16 Mar 2021 − Prices for ordinary recovered paper grades continue to rise on the German market. Following the very considerable upticks in January and February, prices in March are said to be rising even more sharply. There has been...» more

Arauco to complete MAPA pulp mill expansion in October 2021

16 Mar 2021 − Since summer 2020, Covid-19 related problems have been complicating and delaying the progress of the pulp mill expansion project.» more


Powell River newsprint mill planned to be restarted

11 Mar 2021 − The Canadian Powell River mill, which produces newsprint and specialty packaging papers, has been down for months. Now, Paper Excellence is preparing for a restart in May.» more