Progroup mulls over new containerboard mill in Germany

19 Feb 2018 − The new containerboard machine with a production capacity of 750,000 tpy is to help cover Prowell's future demand for corrugated case material.» more


EC clears acquisition of Fedrigoni by Bain Capital

16 Feb 2018 − Bain Capital has received the green light to acquire sole control over Italy's Fedrigoni group. European Commission declared transaction to be compatible with the internal market and with the EEA Agreement.» more

Europac warns against oversupply and falling prices on European RCP market

15 Feb 2018 − In a statement, Europac warns all stakeholders in the European paper industry against a sharp decline in RCP prices as the export market in China has closed its doors for mixed paper. Excess supply is already becoming...» more

DS Smith plans 300,000 tpy capacity increase at Lucca mill in Italy

15 Feb 2018 − Recycled containerboard machine PM 3 will replace the existing PM 1 and boost the mill's capacity to over 700,000 tpy. » more

Shortages and price increases create uncertainty on the thermal paper market in Europe

14 Feb 2018 − While pulp was the driving force behind the cost increases for thermal paper producers in 2017, the shortage of the functional dye ODB-2 has now become an additional factor. This key component of thermal paper...» more

Poland's paper markets start off with booming demand

13 Feb 2018 − Supply remains tight in a number of segments, currency effects helping to implement higher prices» more


Duni acquires majority stake in Biopac UK

12 Feb 2018 − The acquisition of Biopac UK is motivated by the growing demand for sustainable packaging products in the restaurant and take-away segments. » more