Print edition

EUWID Pulp and Paper Issue 13/2020


  • New decree declares paper and packaging industries essential for Italy, but more downtime is inevitable
  • Tissue producers report high demand for sanitary and household paper, but see no risk of supply bottlenecks
  • Associations demand free movement of goods in food and pharma packaging value chain
  • French paper industry feels first impact of COVID-19 pandemic
  • Emergency alliance of German corrugated board producers
  • UK paper and board industry still operational
  • Covid-19 creating a whole new world for British paper markets
  • EUWID Price Watch UK March 2020
  • UK: production and deliveries December 2019
  • EUWID Price Review UK First quarter 2020
  • German paper markets feeling the effects of coronavirus pandemic
  • German corrugated industry falls short of 2019 growth target


  • Burgo suspends production at Ardennes pulp and paper mill amid rising Covid-19 concerns
  • Garda suspends production amid Covid-19 issues
  • Hansol Paper sells Schades and R+S group
  • Italy’s Grafica Veneta enters face mask production
  • Valmet cuts jobs in Tampere
  • Heidelberg closes unprofitable businesses, up to 2,000 jobs affected worldwide
  • IP: US kraftliner production could be restricted
  • Södra starts up biomethanol plant in Sweden

  • Associations‘ reactions to spread of Covid-19: ECBA asks for free movement of coreboard and cores
  • Associations‘ reactions to spread of Covid-19: ISRI wants recycling operations to be classified as essential
  • Associations‘ reactions to spread of Covid-19: Intergraf fears shortage of synthetic ethyl alcohol for printing industry
  • Associations‘ reactions to spread of Covid-19: Italian associations report rising demand for packaging amid Covid-19