Suppliers of various board grades announce price hikes

15 Dec 2020 − Three European suppliers of coreboard, greyboard, solid board and laminating board want to increase prices as of 1 January.» more


Kipas again postpones start-up of containerboard PM in Turkey

14 Dec 2020 − A new machine in Turkey will add new capacities for containerboard and cartonboard to the market. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced Kipas to postpone the project several times.» more

DS Smith to build new packaging plants in Italy and Poland

11 Dec 2020 − The investments are motivated by growth of e-commerce and increasing demand for paper-based alternatives to plastic packaging. » more

Mayr-Melnhof Karton to acquire Kotkamills

10 Dec 2020 − Acquisition is to strengthen the company's position in fresh fiber-based cartonboard» more

VDW: Corrugated board volumes grow in Germany

09 Dec 2020 − The German corrugated board industry has been recording volume growth in the January-October period 2020 and is optimistic about 2021. » more

Ikea to stop printing its catalogue

08 Dec 2020 − The current Ikea catalogue will be the last. The Swedish furniture giant decided to stop producing the catologue after 70 years.» more


Messe Düsseldorf cancels 2021 edition of Drupa and Interpack

07 Dec 2020 − Following close consultation with exhibitors, partners and associations, Messe Düsseldorf has decided to call off all currently planned dates for its events in Düsseldorf until April 2021, among them Interpack and...» more

Mayr-Melnhof to invest €100m in Frohenleiten plant

04 Dec 2020 − Mayr Melnhof has announced an extensive investment programme for its Austrian Frohnleiten plant. » more

Marco Eikelenboom will become new CEO of Sappi Europe

04 Dec 2020 − Marco Eikelenboom, currently Vice President Marketing & Sales, Graphic Papers at Sappi Europe, has been appointed as CEO of Sappi Europe as from 1 April 2021. He will succeed Berry Wiersum. » more