Production downtime at Reno de Medici mill in Italy continues

28 Feb 2020 − More than 20 days after the seizure of the Cosilam sewage treatment plant, cartonboard production at the RDM Villa Santa Lucia mill in Italy is still down.» more


Sniace applies for liquidation, stops deliveries to Lignotech

27 Feb 2020 − Sniace Group has discontinued production at its Torrelavega plant and applied for liquidation of the company and its subsidiaries Celltech and Viscocel. » more

India cuts BCD tariffs on newsprint imports to 5 per cent

26 Feb 2020 − The reduction of the basic customs duties (BCD) applies to imports of newsprint and magazine papers with effect from 2 February.» more

Norske Skog restarts PM1 at Golbey newsprint mill

26 Feb 2020 − The newsprint machine PM 1 at Norske Skog's Golbey mill is up and running again after a production stop of three weeks. Norkse Skog wants to catch up with production in the coming weeks.» more

China plans to suspend tariffs on pulp, paper and RCP imports from the US and Canada

25 Feb 2020 − China’s Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council has announced the suspension of import tariffs on selected commodities imported from the USA and Canada, among them recovered paper and a number of pulp and paper...» more


Fire at Mayr-Melnhof Hirschwang plant in Austria

25 Feb 2020 − A fire has caused a production stop at Mayr-Melnhof's cartonboard plant in Hirschwang, Austria. Production could be resumed yesterday.» more

Stora Enso mulls closure of paper sack plant in Poland

25 Feb 2020 − Stora Enso and trade unions are currently negotiating the closure of the paper sack and bag plant in Ostrołęka. Some 130 employees are affected.» more

Burgo Verzuolo resumes recycled containerboard production

24 Feb 2020 − Recycled containerboard production at Burgo's Verzuolo mill in Italy is up and running again after 10-day downtime due to water treatment issues.» more

Ex-Arjowiggins mill Le Bourray to make recycled tissue from July

21 Feb 2020 − The former Arjowiggins paper mill Le Bourray will start recycled tissue production this year and will then be able to make tissue from both pulp and recoverd paper. » more