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US recycled pulp exports rise significantly

10 Mar 2021 − Since the announcement of China's import ban for recovered paper it has become more and more common for Chinese paper mills to import recycled pulp instead.» more

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Lucart's tissue mill in Laval-sur-Vologne restarts operations

09 Mar 2021 − Production was partly down at the French tissue mill of Italian Lucart Group after a fire. But the machinery was not damaged so operations could be fully resumed after a few days.» more

German fine paper prices largely stable at the start of March

09 Mar 2021 − Price increases for coated and uncoated woodfree paper of up to 10 per cent had been announced for deliveries as of 15 February or 1 March, but this has had hardly any impact on pricing in Germany to date.» more

Burgo’s containerboard mill in Avezzano still down after fire

08 Mar 2021 − The fire that broke out at Burgo's 200,000 tpy recycled containerboard mill in Avezzano was quite extensive. Production has been down for ten days now.» more

PCA invests in kraftliner production

05 Mar 2021 − US paper and packaging company Packaging Corporation of America announced a $440m conversion project aimed at reducing its its exposure to fine paper markets and boosting kraftliner capacity.» more

Lucart's Laval-sur-Vologne tissue mill partly down due to fire

04 Mar 2021 − One of the two tissue machines at Lucart's tissue mill in Laval-sur-Vologne in France is currently still down. The site was hit by a fire.» more

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Lucart acquires tissue converter ESP

04 Mar 2021 − According to Lucart, the acquisition of ESP will support the group's internalisation efforts and consolidate its position in the AfH tissue products segment.» more

Zanders Paper files for insolvency again

03 Mar 2021 − The company owners will continue to play an active role in the restructuring process.» more

Talks on higher prices for recycled cartonboard yielding first results in Germany and Italy

03 Mar 2021 − Manufacturers report higher prices for GD and greyboard but only for volumes not covered by contracts. In the case of quarterly contracts prices are said to increase for deliveries as of April.» more

Burgo’s containerboard mill in Avezzano down due to fire

02 Mar 2021 − The 200,000 tpy recycled containerboard mill in Avezzano, Italy is currently down due to a fire that damaged the paper machine.» more