First price increase announced for coreboard in Germany

23 Sep 2014 − Coreboard in Germany could become more expensive as from the beginning of October. A price hike has been officially announced but according to reports not all converters have been informed of such a move.» more


British converters paying more for brown containerboard in September

23 Sep 2014 − Amidst lively demand and scant supply, prices for brown recycled corrugated case material in the UK went up in September. » more

Blaze halts production at Greenpac and Norampac containerboard mills in Niagara Falls

22 Sep 2014 − Cascades will disclose additional information about the production start-up at Norampac and Greenpac mills as soon as it is known.» more

Lecta to invest €34 million in Leitza mill

19 Sep 2014 − Spanish Sarriopapel y Celulosa, which is part of the Lecta group, is going to invest €34 million in the Leitza mill in northern Spain. » more

Wepa to invest €50m in new PMs in Marsberg and Lille

18 Sep 2014 − The Wepa Group will be investing in two tissue paper machines with a combined total capacity of 64,000 tons annually. » more

Price increase for hardwood pulp being ruled out for September

16 Sep 2014 − Many manufacturers as well as the interviewed converters currently see no possibility at all for mark-ups on BHKP. » more


Price hikes for brown kraftliner in Germany still being discussed

16 Sep 2014 − Negotiations about proposed price increases for unbleached kraftliner are still in progress in Germany. » more

SCA’s transfer of Chinese hygiene business to Vinda approved

12 Sep 2014 − SCA’s agreement with Vinda to transfer its hygiene business in China (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau) has today been approved by the independent shareholders of Vinda. » more

FSC intends to waive compulsory use of OCP

10 Sep 2014 − According to information from the FSC working group Germany, FSC International is waiving compulsory use of the Online Claims Platform (OCP). » more

Prices for brown recycled containerboard in Germany up in August

09 Sep 2014 − After the latest round of price negotiations the price picture for brown recycled containerboard in Germany at the beginning of September is transparent: prices have gone up, but implementation dates vary. » more