Stora Enso shuts down PM 8 at Kvarnsveden mill

22 Jun 2017 − Co-determination negotiations with employee representatives at Kvarnsveden mill are ongoing. Stora Enso expects the negotiation process to be finalised in the third quarter 2017.» more

Kraftliner manufacturers announce new hikes for July and August

21 Jun 2017 − Amid persisting tightness in Kraftliner supply in Europe, two manufacturers have announced new increases for mid-July and August» more

Lecta shelves IPO plan

21 Jun 2017 − Stock exchange listing will not be pursued for the time being despite positive investors' response, the Spanish coated fine and specialty paper manufacturer announced. » more

EC re-imposes fine on envelope maker Printeos

20 Jun 2017 − The European Commission re-imposed a fine on Spanish envelope maker Printeos (formerly Tompla) for price fixing. The fine had been annulled last year. » more

New price increase announcement baffles German containerboard market

20 Jun 2017 − Most industry observers had recently anticipated unchanged prices for recycled containerboard over the summer months; so the latest coup by an integrated producer caught them by surprise. » more


Court of Appeal confirms tax fine against Essity

19 Jun 2017 − Essity intends to apply for leave to appeal at the Supreme Administrative Court against the SEK1.2bn tax case decision. » more

Italy's corrugated board and packaging industry
increases production in 2016

14 Jun 2017 − Corrugated production in 2016 surpasses the record of 6.51 billion m² set in 2007, according GIFCO statistics. » more