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De Jong Verpakking buys majority in Bangma in the Netherlands

03 Aug 2020 − Following the purchase of the British company Ecorrugated at the beginning of July, De Jong Verpakking (DJV) completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Bangma Verpakking at the end of July. » more

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Folding box producer Leupold to be sold to private equity firm

03 Aug 2020 − Germany's folding box specialist Leupold will come under new ownership. The new owner Waterland wants the company to grow on international markets.» more

Saica to build corrugated plant in Ohio

31 Jul 2020 − Spanish Saica Group will start activities in the USA, joining corrugated board manufacturers DS Smith and Smurfit Kappa who have been active in the US for some time.» more

James Cropper to restructure Paper division

30 Jul 2020 − British specialty paper manufacturer James Cropper will restructure its Paper division and group operations. The company expects that less than 10 per cent of its workforce will be affected.» more

Quantum Capital Partners acquires Papresa, plans partial conversion to containerboard

29 Jul 2020 − The current situation on the newsprint market calls for capacity cuts. Papresa is the next candidate: The company will be sold and part of the production of its 375,000 tpy mill will be converted to containerboard. » more

CBS Packaging closes for 14 days due to Covid-19 outbreak

28 Jul 2020 − British corrugated packaging producer CBS Packaging has shut its doors to combat a coronavirus outbreak at its plant in West Bromwich. » more

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French recycled containerboard prices start to fall in July

28 Jul 2020 − French prices for all types of corrugated case material are feeling the pinch amidst much lower recovered paper prices and average demand at best. In many instances, the price hike instituted this spring was reversed...» more

Mondi Syktyvkar takes major step in power plant upgrade

27 Jul 2020 − Mondi Syktyvkar, part of Mondi Group, has successfully completed a major step in the modernisation of its power plant, with the installation of a new bark boiler. » more

Arkhbum-Pack to build paper bags plant in Kaluga region

24 Jul 2020 − Arkhbum-Pack will build a paper bags plant in the Kaluga region. The investment sum will stand at RUB2bn.» more

Mayr-Melnhof Karton invests in Gernsbach board mill

23 Jul 2020 − Mayr-Melnhof Karton (MMK) plans to implement several rebuild and expansion measures at its Gernsbach mill in September. » more