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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

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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

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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