Francisco Donoso new President of BIR Paper Division

11 Nov 2021 − The board of the BIR Paper Division has appointed Francisco Donoso as new divisional President.» more


Labour MP calling for a ban on wet wipes containing plastic

10 Nov 2021 − Wet wipes containing plastic add to the microplastic pollution in the ocean and often cause sewer blockages. This is why Labour MP Fleur Anderson wants to ban these wet wipes completely in the UK.» more

Tissue demand in Germany still far from normal levels

09 Nov 2021 − Producers of sanitary paper on the German market feel they are having a tough time.» more

RDM to increase cartonboard prices from 1 January 2022

09 Nov 2021 − Italian cartonboard producer Reno de Medici has announced a price increase of €120/t or £100/t on all board grades for deliveries from 1 January 2022. » more

RCCM producers go for higher prices in Germany

08 Nov 2021 − Prices for recycled corrugated case material (RCCM) continue to rise in Germany and it is still unclear how much higher they will go.» more

Vina to build new containerboard mill in Vietnam

05 Nov 2021 − Containerboard demand in Vietnam is expected to grow due to increasing domestic consumption but also thanks to more demand from abroad, especially China. Vina Kraft Paper has therefore decided to build a new mill in the...» more


Fine paper prices up in Italy, with more hikes set to follow

04 Nov 2021 − Buyers of fine paper in Italy feel overrun by the steep price increases, especially on the spot market. Supply is limited and prices are set to rise again in November, with many suppliers applying energy surcharges.» more

Prices for main pulp grades remain stable in October

03 Nov 2021 − Although many paper manufacturers had been pushing for price reductions in October, it appears their attempts were once again unsuccessful. » more

Billerud Korsnäs divests British Beetham mill

02 Nov 2021 − Swedish forestry group Billerud Korsnäs has agreed to sell its Beetham mill in the UK to British investment company Inspirit. » more