Kotkamills sells Kotkamills Imprex subsidiary

02 Nov 2017 − After restructuring its business, Kotkamills has now decided to sell its Kotkamills Imprex subsidiary, which produces laminating papers.» more


Manufacturers of uncoated fine paper hike prices in Germany in October

01 Nov 2017 − Amid tight supply, longer delivery periods and rising costs, suppliers of uncoated fine paper were able to increase prices in Germany. Given the strong market, a renewed hike has already been announced for January...» more

Graphic Packaging to acquire IP’s US consumer packaging business in mega deal

31 Oct 2017 − US packaging group Graphic Packaging Holding Company will acquire the North American consumer packaging business from International Paper (IP) for $1.8bn. » more

Laakirchen Papier starting up containerboard machine

30 Oct 2017 − Laakirchen Papier has started up PM 10 after completing the conversion of the machine from SC paper to containerboard production.» more

White-top kraftliner costs more in Italy from October

30 Oct 2017 − After a great deal of back and forth, white-top kraftliner manufacturers have secured higher prices for shipments in Italy from October or November. However, the increases were smaller than originally announced.» more


Woodfree uncoated paper prices up in France

24 Oct 2017 − Despite the general structural decline in graphic paper consumption, there is an upward price trend for woodfree uncoated paper in France. Those who had not already increased prices in September did so in October.» more

UPM studies potential for a biorefinery in Germany

24 Oct 2017 − The industrial scale biorefinery is said to have a total production capacity of 150,000 tpy of wood-based chemical intermediates as well as lignin.» more

BEK pulp producers plan more price hikes for November

23 Oct 2017 − Pulp manufacturers are set to increase for bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp by another $30/metr.t for November deliveries. » more