Leipa to hike LWC prices

20 Oct 2017 − Leipa is set to increase its LWC paper price in order to improve the profitability in the coated magazine paper business. » more


DS Smith acquiring Ecopack and Ecopaper in Romania

19 Oct 2017 − DS Smith has announced the acquisition of integrated containerboard and corrugated packaging manufacturers Ecopack and Ecopaper for €208m. » more

Norske Skog's major creditors and shareholders
reach consensual agreement on recapitalisation

18 Oct 2017 − The group's noteholders have now time until 25 October to give formal consent to the adjusted proposal.» more

Columbia Pulp starts pulp mill construction

17 Oct 2017 − Construction work for the new 140,000 tpy pulp mill in the USA has started. Columbia Pulp wants to produce pulp based on straw.» more


Greenpeace blocks SCA Östrand pulp mill

16 Oct 2017 − Greenpeace activists are protesting against the alleged destruction of "the last critical forest landscapes in northern Sweden."» more

Smurfit Kappa starts up new
containerboard machine in Mexico

13 Oct 2017 − Smurfit Kappa wants to improve its integration rate in Mexico and has invested in a new 100,000 tpy PM at the Los Reyes mill which has now started up.» more

Fortress Paper's Thurso dissolving pulp mill
up and running again

12 Oct 2017 − Repair work at Fortress Paper's Thurso mill is completed. After an explosion in the gas collection system and a following two-week downtime, production could be restarted on 6 October.» more

Norske Skog presents final recapitalisation proposal

11 Oct 2017 − More than 65% of the company's secured bondholders and major shareholders to support proposal» more