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Hayat Kimya orders tissue machine for new mill in Russia

23 Jul 2020 − Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya has again ordered a tissue machine from Valmet. This time the Turkish company wants to grow further in Russia, where it already operates two tissue machines. » more

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PM 3 at Sappi Alfeld up and running again

21 Jul 2020 − The PM 3 at Sappi Europe's Alfeld mill restarted operation on 20 July, ahead of the planned restart in the last week of July. » more

Vipap Videm Krško to start food packaging paper production

20 Jul 2020 − Vipap Videm Krško will invest CZK250m in the production of food packaging paper and lower the share of newsprint in total production.» more

Christoph Michalski to become
new CEO of Billerud Korsnäs

17 Jul 2020 − Christoph Michalski will become new President and CEO of Billerud Korsnäs, while Lennart Holm, acting President and CEO of BillerudKorsnäs, will leave the company at the end of 2020.» more

UPM officially closes Chapelle Darblay mill on 15 July

16 Jul 2020 − It is now official: UPM has permanently closed the Chapelle Darblay newsprint mill in France after authorities agreed on the social plan. This will leave the country with only one newsprint mill.» more

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Polish GD cartonboard prices rise in Q2

15 Jul 2020 − Higher recovered paper prices and a temporary boom in demand have led suppliers to increase their prices for cartonboard in Poland. Now, demand has softened again and players are wondering if the hikes will be...» more

Alfa Laval announces cash tender offer
for all shares in Neles

14 Jul 2020 − Alfa Laval and Neles Corporation have entered into a combination agreement pursuant to which Alfa Laval will make a voluntary recommended public cash tender offer for all issued and outstanding share in Neles. » more

Papeteries Alamigeon struggles and hopes to be acquired

13 Jul 2020 − The coronavirus crisis has not helped Papeteries Alamigeon, which had already been in difficulties before the outbreak. The company is threatened by closure if no buyer is found by late August.» more

Indian Paper Manufacturers Association demands higher duties on paper imports

10 Jul 2020 − The Indian paper association is concerned about the competitive strength of domestic paper mills in the face of cheap imports from China and other Asian countries and suggests measures to provide a level playing field.» more