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International Paper plans spin-off of printing papers business

03 Dec 2020 − Printing papers are one of International Paper's three main divisions. Now the group wants to spin off the segment and focus on its pulp and industrial packaging businesses.» more

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Richard Newmann changes from DS Smith to Accrol

03 Dec 2020 − Richard Newman will take up the position of Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of British tissue converter Accrol Group with effect from 1 February 2021.» more

Metsä Board to sell 30% stake in Husum pulp mill to Norra Skog

02 Dec 2020 − The company is to release capital from its pulp business and to focus on growth in paperboard» more

Progroup’s PM 3 to reach full capacity in Q2 2021

01 Dec 2020 − The ramping-up of Progroup’s new PM 3 in Sandersdorf-Brehna is progressing well. The company therefore expects commissioning of the machine to be completed in the second quarter of 2021.» more

Blue Paper restarts operations with increased capacity

01 Dec 2020 − Blue Paper took a six week break at its recycled containerboard mill to do some upgrades. Production has now restarted and will reach higher levels in the future.» more

Russian newsprint manufacturers adding packaging paper to their portfolios

30 Nov 2020 − Amid a significant drop in newsprint demand, mainly from Asia, Russian newsprint mills are pressing ahead with diversification, making significant amounts of liner and fluting in the first three months of 2020. » more

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Recycled corrugated case material in short supply on German market

27 Nov 2020 − Amid scarce supply and delivery delays, paper mills and converters on the German market are discussing further price hikes for brown recycled containerboard in December.» more

Miac Restart cancelled, Miac Exhibition planned for next October

27 Nov 2020 − The next edition of Miac Exhibition is take place from 13 to 15 October 2021 in Lucca.» more

First price hikes emerge for recovered paper in Italy

25 Nov 2020 − With new lockdown measures imposed and collection volumes tending to fall, Italian prices for ordinary recovered paper have increased somewhat in November. More hikes might follow in December.» more