Print edition

EUWID Pulp and Paper Issue 45/2021

Markets

  • Packaging paper and cartonboard prices in Germany spiral upwards with no end in sight
  • Destatis: Paper raw material prices shoot up on the German market in 2021
  • Exports and imports of US pulp, paper and paperboard January - September 2021
  • Demand for sanitary paper in Germany improves but remains far from normal levels
  • Huge increase in pulp capacity between now and 2014 will shift the balance of the market
  • Eco-friendly printing benefits from changes in consumer behaviour
  • Intergraf sees European printing industry at risk due to energy surcharges
  • Significant increase in worldwide pulp deliveries
  • Autumn forecast for print business suggests that widespread price increases lie ahead
  • Fefco publishes guidelines on designing corrugated packaging for recyclability
  • Sweden: market pulp production and deliveries January - September 2021
  • Sweden: paper and board production and deliveries January - September 2021

Companies

  • Smurfit Kappa to invest €600m in packaging equipment
  • UPM posts record result for third quarter of 2021 thanks to increasing prices and deliveries
  • Holmen posts strong results in wood, but turbine damage and downtimes weaken paperboard business
  • Proampac buys Irish Flexible Packaging and Fispak
  • Lenzing posts strong result despite increasing costs
  • Verso discussing with Atlas about takeover offer
  • Vina to build new containerboard mill in Vietnam
  • SCA delivers a marked growth in Q3 profits thanks to solid pulp and wood business

  • News in brief: RDM to increase prices for all cartonboard grades from 1 January 2022
  • News in brief: Solenis to increase prices for its product lines
  • News in brief: The Navigator Company increases tissue prices from 1 December
  • News in brief: Toscotec rebuilds dryer section at Cartiere Saci
  • News in brief: Varel announces further price increases for all cartonboard grades
  • News in brief: Zellstoff Pöls to impose surcharge for Starkraft product range