Print edition

EUWID Pulp and Paper Issue 22/2019

Markets

  • May brings sustained pressure on prices in many segments of the French market
  • France: pulp and paper production
  • EUWID Price Watch France May 2019
  • US Exports of Unbleached Kraftliner
  • Price slump for graphic papers in Italy continues amid slow deliveries
  • Italy: paper and board production
  • EUWID Price Watch Italy May 2019
  • Inventories and consumption of pulp consumers in Europe
  • Pulp prices remain under major pressure in the month of May
  • Price negotiations for LWC and SC paper begin in Germany
  • European Graphic Paper Statistics March 2019
  • Denmark bans thin plastic carrier bags
  • Directive on single-use plastic products adopted
  • England will ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in April 2020
  • Antitrust investigation on European market for kraft paper and industrial sacks concluded

Companies

  • Blue Paper starts up new steam plant
  • Huhtamaki opens paper straw plant in Ulster
  • Norske Skog appoints new COO and SVP Strategic Projects
  • Amcor stops offset printing at Rickenbach plant
  • Elcograf considers closing sites in Italy
  • PM 10 at UPM Plattling could be decommissioned in July
  • Stora Enso confirms rebuild of PM 7 at Oulu paper mill for kraftliner production, PM 6 will be closed
  • Wizpaper starts test runs with new containerboard machine
  • Essity invests in straw pulp technology
  • Oji to cut graphic paper capacity by 400,000 tpy
  • Walki acquires Plastiroll
  • Weak market for graphic papers impacts Sappi’s performance
  • Dunapack’s Sfântu Gheorghe plant extension on schedule
  • Hubergroup closes plant, stops producing heatset inks
  • Printers Group is new owner of J.Fink Druck and Körner Druck
  • Renewcell sells first batches of pulp made of textile waste

  • News in brief: Celli installs new rewinder at Shan Don Sun Honghe Paper
  • News in brief: Lenzing Papier to raise recycled cut-size prices
  • News in brief: MM mill takes maintenance downtime
  • News in brief: CMA opens investigation on Liqui-Box/DS Smith transaction
  • News in brief: Hamburger announces price increase for containerboard
  • News in brief: Mondi announces price increase for containerboard
  • News in brief: Mpack Group takes over Lambert Automation
  • News in brief: Sateri adds viscose fibre capacity
  • News in brief: Valmet delivers equipment to Stora Enso Skoghall mill