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Pulp, paper and board production in Sweden so far unaffected by forest fires

07 Aug 2018 − Forest fires in Sweden have so far only affected pulp and paper production marginally, companies told EUWID in response to a query. However, it is unclear whether bottlenecks and problems will be encountered later in...» more

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Upward price trend on pulp market comes to a halt

07 Aug 2018 − After a long time, pulp prices finally stopped their inexorable rise from one month to the next in July and no increases were announced for August. » more

US duties on Canadian newsprint imports remain in effect, but are corrected downwards

03 Aug 2018 − The antidumping and countervailing duties on Canadian imports of certain grades of uncoated mechanical papers into the USA will remain in effect for the time being. One company is doubly affected.» more

Cartiera dell'Adda buying majority stake in Industria Cartaria Pieretti

02 Aug 2018 − Cartiera dell'Adda has bought an 80% stake in Industria Cartaria Pieretti and is now targeting to become a leading international player in the greyboard sector.» more

Burgo to convert Verzuolo PM 9 to recycled containerboard production

01 Aug 2018 − LWC paper machine PM 9 could become Italy's biggest recycled containerboard machine with an installed capacity of 600,000 tpy.» more

Newsprint prices edging higher in Europe in July

31 Jul 2018 − In many European markets – France, Germany, Italy and the UK – prices for newsprint grades went up from 1 July or at a later date, depending on contract validity. » more

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"We must work on improving recovered paper quality”

27 Jul 2018 − With lots of new capacity for packaging paper slated to start up in Italy in the coming months and years, paper recycling is a key topic for the industry. EUWID talked to Massimo Medugno, Managing Director of Assocarta,...» more

Cascades to convert newly acquired
newsprint mill to containerboard

27 Jul 2018 − Shortly after the announcement that newsprint production will resume at White Birch Paper's Bear Island mill in Virgina, plans have now changed. The mill has been sold to Cascades who wants to invest in new recycled...» more

Voith awarded to deliver paper mill for Green Bay Packaging

26 Jul 2018 − US-based paper and packaging producer Green Bay Packaging has awarded engineering company Voith an order for a 7.62 m wide production line for testliner at its facility in Green Bay, Wisconsin. » more

Newsprint costs more in the UK from 1 July

25 Jul 2018 − Thanks to good demand and good workloads, newsprint manufacturers were able to increase prices in the UK. However, the amount of the increase is varying. » more