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Softwood pulp prices continue to decline in March

01 Apr 2019 − While softwood pulp prices continued to head south in March, hardwood prices remained steady on the back of an upturn in the Chinese market.» more

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Norske Skog CEO steps down

01 Apr 2019 − Nils Petter Wright has left Norway's publication paper producer Norske Skog after four months at the helm of the company.» more

Wepa snaps up Arjowiggins Greenfield,
Bessé mill liquidated

29 Mar 2019 − Good and bad news have been announced today in Nanterre. Two of the three Arjowiggins mills under receivership will be sold and will retain part of the staff while the biggest site will be liquidated. 700 jobs are...» more

Ilim invests in woodyard upgrade at Koryazhma mill

29 Mar 2019 − Ilim Group has placed an order with technology provider Andritz for the supply of a wood processing plant at Koryazhma mill in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia. » more

Start of Varaka's 300,000 tpy containerboard
machine in Turkey is imminent

29 Mar 2019 − There is growth in Turkey's paper industry. The country will see several projects for new containerboard capacities implemented in the coming years. One of them is a machine of Varaka which will soon start operating.» more

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Smurfit Kappa opens its first recycling platform in Italy

27 Mar 2019 − Smurfit Kappa has started sorting recovered paper in Italy. This allows the group not only to better serve its Tuscan paper mill with raw material, but also to act as a supplier on the recovered paper market.» more

Deliveries of corrugated board in Germany grow less than expected in 2018

26 Mar 2019 − After corrugated board deliveries failed to live up to expectations in 2018, negative growth is expected in the first half of 2019. » more