Fedrigoni reports weak banknote paper business

25 Sep 2018 − Italy’s Fedrigoni group has scaled back production of banknote paper at its Fabriano mill in central Italy in response to a lack of demand and the resulting weak capacity utilisation.» more


Smurfit Kappa deconsolidates Venezuelan operations

25 Sep 2018 − Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) will deconsolidate its Venezuelan operations Smurfit Kappa Carton de Venezuela (SKCV) following the temporary seizure of the operations by the government of Venezuela in August. » more

Canfor extends maintenance stopp at Northwood pulp mill

25 Sep 2018 − Due to urgent repairs, Canfor has extended the maintenance stop at its British Columbian Northwood mill, resulting in an estimated production loss of 60,000 to 70,000 t. » more

Nine Dragons posts record earnings in financial year 2018

24 Sep 2018 − The significantly more difficult raw material procurement conditions had no negative impact on the performance of China's largest paper manufacturer Nine Dragons Paper in fiscal year 2018 as the company posted record...» more


Hyogo Pulp Industries idles pulp production after boiler explosion

18 Sep 2018 − The Japanese unbleached kraft pulp manufacturer might not be able to resume production for at least two months. » more

Strong demand for deinking grades prevails on German RCP market

18 Sep 2018 − High demand from China contributed to an increase in prices for sorted graphic paper for deinking in Germany in August. » more