Buchmann to shut down BM 2 and exit virgin fibre board market

13 Nov 2020 − Board machine BM 2 was erected in 1929, and is no longer competitive due to its working width of 2.5 m and limited construction speed, according to the company. » more


Burgo Tolmezzo paper mill temporary down due to Covid-19

11 Nov 2020 − Tolmezzo fine and specialty paper mill houses two paper machines and produces woodfree uncoated offset paper in reels and sheets, copy paper, and machine-glazed paper for packaging applications. » more

Lecta's Condat mill takes downtime to adjust supply

11 Nov 2020 − The challenging business environment has forced Lecta to interrupt production at its Condat fine paper mill in France for a few days. » more

NBSK pulp prices rise in October

11 Nov 2020 − A first price hike has been implemented on the Western European NBSK pulp market. Suppliers are hoping for a second step in November.» more

US DoC looks into thermal paper imports

10 Nov 2020 − The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has launched anti-dumping investigations into deliveries of thermal paper from Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Spain. » more


Baden Board upgrades sections of board machine

09 Nov 2020 − German cartonboard producer Baden Board undertook various maintenance and upgrade works on the board machine at its only site in Gernsbach, Germany. » more

SCGP buys British foodservice packaging provider Go-Pak

06 Nov 2020 − Thai SCG Packaging (SCGP) group is acquiring Go-Pak, the largest independent British supplier of disposable foodservice products. » more

Papyrus to close shop in Italy

05 Nov 2020 − Demand situation on the graphic paper market in Italy is weak, not least due to the coronavirus pandemic, with little prospects for business turnaround, according to Papyrus' parent Opti Group.» more

Italian recovered paper prices mostly stable in October

03 Nov 2020 − There was some downward pressure on OCC prices on Italy's recovered paper market in October. By contrast, mixed paper prices were sometimes even lifted by a few euros. However, most prices remained stable in October,...» more