Print edition

EUWID Pulp and Paper Issue 22/2020

Markets

  • French graphic paper market slow to emerge from period of weak demand
  • 95 per cent of sorting plants in France up and running again
  • EUWID Price Watch France May 2020
  • France: pulp and paper production January - March 2020
  • Germany: Producers of publication and graphic paper continue to limit output
  • Implementing price increases for pulp proves to be very difficult
  • China reiterates commitment to phasing out waste imports
  • Operations resuming at recycling centres in England
  • CEPI promotes ambitious post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement with the UK
  • CEPI suggests post-Brexit free trade agreement objectives
  • Japan: paper, board and pulp production January - March 2020
  • Two Sides Packaging Report: consumers prefer paper packaging for environmental reasons
  • VDP: industry needs support, not unnecessary regulations

Companies

  • Metsä Tissue files EPA as the next step to double tissue paper capacity at Mariestad
  • Paragon Group acquires Officeteam and Zenoffice
  • Pro-Gest can finally start up its mill in Mantua
  • Sale of Antalis proceeds to next stage
  • Norske Skog restarts most of its paper machines
  • Planned auction of Arjowiggins Bessé-sur-Braye mill takes away any hope for a restart
  • Thimm Group continues investments in 2019
  • VPK increases stake in Corrboard UK
  • Canfor reduces pulp and paper output and closes sawmill
  • Segezha extends vertical integration of sacks production

  • News in brief: Heimbach suppliers paper machine clothings for Palm
  • News in brief: Metso to complete partial demerger of valves business
  • News in brief: Mike Powell to become CFO of Mondi plc
  • News in brief: Sateri starts Lyocell production at Rizhao, Shandong plant
  • News in brief: Stora Enso appoints Katariina Kravi as EVP
  • News in brief: Closure of German Druckerei Uhl imminent
  • News in brief: Druckhaus Nomos to be shut down
  • News in brief: New CEO for Sihl group
  • News in brief: Somedia Partner installs new printing press