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Pulp production resumes at Sappi Stockstadt mill

11 Apr 2018 − Sappi's Stockstadt mill has restarted operations after five days of downtime caused by a fire.» more

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Chinese RCP imports: licensed volumes now top 9 million t

10 Apr 2018 − Chinese officials released a ninth batch of import licences late in March enabling Chinese mills to import a further 2 million t of recovered paper.» more

Supermarket paper and board price crashes in Poland in March

09 Apr 2018 − Prices for ordinary recovered paper grades in Poland finally followed suit the development seen earlier in other European markets, with sharp price declines for supermarket paper and board and mixed paper witnessed in...» more

Essity announces further closures in Spain

06 Apr 2018 − Essity's restructuring in Europe is progressing. The company has now announced the closure of its La Riba plant and of a TM in Allo.» more

Coreboard prices in Italy edge higher again in Q1

05 Apr 2018 − Coreboard producers in Italy appear to have managed to detach discussions about coreboard prices from conversations about raw material prices and were mostly able to slightly raise prices again at the start of 2018.» more

Akzonobel to sell specialty chemicals division to The Carlyle Group and GIC

03 Apr 2018 − Akzonobel has announced the sale of its specialty chemicals business division to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of €10.1 billion. For Akzonobel, this transaction is a “key milestone in creating a...» more

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Decision in bidding for Norske Skog expected next week

29 Mar 2018 − Players in the publication paper market are waiting for the future owner of Norske Skog's newsprint and magazine paper mills in Europe and Australasia to be announced.» more

IP Kwidzyn restarts board machine after fire

28 Mar 2018 − Production on newsprint and packaging paper machine PM 3 is still down as assessment of damage extent and necessary repairs continues.» more