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Progroup's new containerboard machine is up and running

27 Aug 2020 − Progroup has started up its new containerboard machine in Sandersdorf-Brehna in eastern Ger-many. This is an important step for the company that has further growth plans in the coming years. » more

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UPM to close 720,000 tpy Kaipola mill and to sell Shotton mill

26 Aug 2020 − UPM will take almost 1 million t of newsprint and magazine paper capacities from the market. The company has announced drastic measures, which will include the elimination of an estimated 840 jobs.» more

SCA in talks on closure of publication paper operations at Ortviken mill

26 Aug 2020 − Ortviken publication paper mill runs three paper machines with a total capacity of 775,000 tpy of LWC, MWC, and uncoated magazine and catalogue paper.» more

Demand for woodfree paper in France recovers in August

25 Aug 2020 − In July and August demand for woodfree printing and writing paper in France has recovered from the lows they touched in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. » more

Indonesia halts registration process for non-hazardous waste suppliers

24 Aug 2020 − Indonesia has currently halted The Exporter Registration Process for Exports of Non-Hazardous and Non-Toxic Waste to Indonesia. The process is under review until further notice.» more

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Metsä Spring and Valmet join forces to develop alternative pulp based packaging solutions

20 Aug 2020 − Metsä Spring and Valmet take next step towards novel wood fibre-based 3D products. The pilot plant is to start up by the end of next year.» more

German recovered paper prices drop again in July

19 Aug 2020 − The price situation on the recovered paper market in Germany looks to be stabilising in August, following a palpable dip in waste paper arisings in July. » more