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First price hikes emerge for recovered paper in Italy

25 Nov 2020 − With new lockdown measures imposed and collection volumes tending to fall, Italian prices for ordinary recovered paper have increased somewhat in November. More hikes might follow in December.» more

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Pro-Gest finally starts containerboard machine in Mantua

24 Nov 2020 − The 405,000 tpy recycled containerboard mill in Mantua, Italy is finally in operation. Pro-Gest started test runs yesterday. This marks the completion of a long journey.» more

Arjowiggins to cut jobs at Stoneywood mill

20 Nov 2020 − Arjowiggins does not expect that demand for its products will fully recover after the setbacks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company has therefore announced layoffs at the Stoneywood mill.» more

Arauco’s MAPA pulp project delayed due to Covid-19

19 Nov 2020 − The Covid-19 crisis is having an impact on Arauco's pulp expansion project in Chile. The expanded mill will start-up several months later than planned.» more

French brown recycled containerboard prices continue their climb in November

18 Nov 2020 − Surprisingly good demand combined with relatively limited supply on the corrugated case material market in France are boosting prices for brown grades.» more

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Burgo restarts operations at Tolmezzo paper mill

17 Nov 2020 − Preparatory work for the restart began on Monday and both paper machines were up and running again as of Tuesday 17 November, says Burgo.» more

Kimberly-Clark wants to sell Swiss Niederbipp plant

17 Nov 2020 − Kimberly-Clark will part with its Niederbipp tissue mill in Switzerland. The company wants to either sell or close the site. It is currently in talks with a potential buyer.» more

Koehler Paper upgrades coating plant of the PM 5 in Oberkirch

16 Nov 2020 − Koehler Paper has upgraded the coating plant of the PM 5 at its Oberkirch mill in southern Germany. The company produces carbonless copy paper and other specialities on that machine.» more

Buchmann to shut down BM 2 and exit virgin fibre board market

13 Nov 2020 − Board machine BM 2 was erected in 1929, and is no longer competitive due to its working width of 2.5 m and limited construction speed, according to the company. » more