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Antalis taking over Swan Paper, Gregersen and TFM

(UK, 09 Jan 2017) Antalis has announced the takeover of Irish Swan Paper, Norwegian Gregersen, and Peruvian TFM Industrial.
Antalis has announced to buy Irish paper distributor Swan Paper and Gregersen, a Norway-based distributor of visual communication equipment. In November, Antalis acquired TFM Industrial, a Peruvian specialist distributor of packaging products.
Antalis COO Hervé Poncin said, “By strengthening our distribution footprint in Packaging in Latin America and Visual Communication in Europe, two business sectors where we are key players, we are confirming our expansion strategy focused on these buoyant markets. Furthermore, the consolidation of our market position in the Republic of Ireland responds to our determination to contribute to the necessary consolidation of the paper distribution market in Europe.” (Source: Antalis)

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New chairman to Nordic Paper AB

(Stockholm, Dec. 20, 2016) As from January 1st 2017 Mr Jan Runo resigns as

mondi_generic
Mondi Presents Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems with Machine Clothing Supplier Award

(London, Dec. 20, 2016) Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems has won Mondi’s Machine

matias-tomas
Valmet to Perform Capacity Increase Project for Matías Gomá Tomás’ Board Mill

(La Riba, Catalonia, Spain, Dec. 14, 2016) Valmet has received an order for a

app
Japan Business Federation admits APP Japan as member

(Tokyo, December 14, 2016) Asia Pulp and Paper recently announced that earlier this year,

woodfree
Link: Higher prices poised to take hold on Britain’s woodfree paper

(Gernsbach, Germany, Dec. 13, 2016) Manufacturers are pushing for price hikes for printing and

acquisition
New-Indy to Acquire Corrugated Packaging Company, triPAQ

(USA, Dec. 13, 2016) New-Indy JV Corp. announced that they have entered into an

solvay
Solvay to divest its cellulose acetate tow business

(Switzerland, Dec. 14, 2016) Solvay has reached an agreement to sell its cellulose acetate

change_ahead
Voith brings transformation to a successful conclusion; operating result in the core business increased by 18 percent

(Heidenheim, Germany, Oct. 14, 2016) In the 2015/16 fiscal year, the Voith Group successfully

sackKraft_paper
Segezha Group joined the European Association of Sack Kraft Paper Manufacturers CEPI Eurokraft

(Russia, 14 December, 2016) Segezha Group (part of Sistema JFSC) has become a regular

research
Södra Provides SEK 10 Million in Funding for Research and Development

(Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. 15, 2016) In November, the Södra Foundation for Research, Development and

gruvon_billerud
BillerudKorsnäs to Invest SEK 5.7 Billion in New Board Machine at Gruvön Mill

(Sweden, Dec. 12, 2016) The board of BillerudKorsnäs has today made the decision to

schumacher
Schumacher Packaging takes over Polish paper plant

(Germany, Dec. 08, 2016) German cardboard packaging maker Schumacher Packaging GmbH has acquired a

billerud
BillerudKorsnäs Launches Full Scale Tests Adding Microfibrillated Cellulose to Its Paperboard

(Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. 8, 2016) After promising initial tests, BillerudKorsnäs is now moving ahead

exports
Belarusian Bellesbumprom’s export to non-CIS states 5.6% up in January-October

(Minsk, Russia, 12 December 2016) Enterprises run by the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and

ecomm_packaging
U.S. Market for Boxes Used in E-Commerce to Grow 10% Annually Through 2020

(Cleveland, USA, Dec. 7, 2016) Demand for boxes for e-commerce packaging is forecast to

ds_smith
DS Smith Acquires P&I Displays and Packaging in Portugal

(London, UK, Dec. 7, 2016) DS Smith on Dec. 2 said that it has

JV
Nippon Paper Crecia and Kasuga Paper Industry form tissue production joint venture in Japan

(Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 6, 2016) Nippon Paper Group announced that Nippon Paper Crecia Co.,

graphic_papers
Total European shipments of graphic papers in September 2016 down 4.3% vs Sept. 2015

(Brussels, Dec. 5, 2016) EURO-GRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, published its

glassine_paper
Nippon Paper Industries reviews the production structure of glassine paper

(Tokyo, Japan, December 06, 2016) Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. decided to review the

backtoschool_cover
Link: Back-to-School Report: Why Paper Belongs in the Classroom

(Montreal, Canada, Sept. 20, 2016) Paper plays an incredibly important role in learning. Study

battery_packaging_1
Sonoco to invest $20 million in new battery packaging center

(Atlanta, USA, Dec. 05, 2016) Sonoco will invest $20 million in the development of

saturating_paper
Expera Launches Resin-Gard™ Saturating Papers

(Kaukauna, WI, USA, December 1, 2016) Expera Specialty Solutions is adding a new product

triwall_packaging
Tri-Wall to take over Polish cardboard packaging maker; acquisition plans in Poland

(Hong Kong, Dec. 05, 2016) Hong-Kong based Tri-Wall Europe Holding Limited has unveiled plans

xtrim
Greycon Completes Second Stage of Global SAP Template Rollout for Resolute Forest Products

(Montreal, Canada, Dec. 2, 2016) Greycon announced that it recently completed the second stage

paper_generic
Link: Paper Prices in UK Set for 5 – 10 Percent Increase

(London, UK, Dec. 05, 2016) Most of the major papermakers have sent letters, seen

paper_boxes
Sugarmade acquires international paper contracts in Vietnam

(Hanoi, Vietnam, 2 December, 2016) Sugarmade, Inc. announces the purchase of international paper contracts

weye_mill
Weyerhaeuser completes sale of cellulose fibers pulp mills to International Paper; company exits cellulose fibers segment

(Seattle, USA, Dec. 1, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced the completion of

columbus_container
Packaging Corp. of America Completes Acquisition of Columbus Container

(USA, Dec. 1, 2016) Packaging Corp. of America today announced that it has completed

BHS_corrugated
PT-Fajarsurya orders new corrugators from BHS

(Indonesia, Nov. 29, 2016) PT-Fajarsurya, a subsidiary of the Indonesian paper major PT Fajar

sappi_flag
Sappi profit up 91 per cent to $319 million

(Johannesburg, S Africa, Nov. 28, 2016) Sappi’s EBITDA excluding special items for the year

cores
European Court: Cores are packaging; verdict issued in response to questions from the Paris Commercial Court

(Brussels, Nov. 30, 2016) Cores are defined as packaging. The European Court has confirmed

green_bonds
Brazilian paper major Suzano raises capital via first issue of green bonds; financing a sustainable future

(Sao Paulo, Nov. 28, 2016) Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. (Bovespa: SUZB5) announces to

paperbag
Proposed paper bag fee in Massachusetts to cost consumers millions; task force overreaches in plan to ban plastic bags

(Boston, Nov. 28, 2016) The plastic bag ban outlined today by Boston City Councilor

vina_kraft
Rengo announces start of new capacity at joint paper mill in Vietnam

(Vietnam, 23 November, 2016) Rengo Co., Ltd. announces the successful start of the second

Kaicell_proposed
KaiCell Moving Ahead with Feasibility Study for Pulp Mill in Paltamo, Finland

KaiCell Moving Ahead with Feasibility Study for Pulp Mill in Paltamo, Finland (Helsinki, Nov. 25,

StoraEnso_Skutskär
Savcor upgrades Stora Enso’s Skutskär mill with new corrosion prevention system

(Sweden, Nov. 23, 2016) Stora Enso Pulp AB Skutskär strengthens the performance of digester

containerboard_production
Top 3 Trends Impacting the Containerboard Market in North America Through 2020

(USA, Nov. 22, 2016) Technavio’s latest report on the containerboard market in North America

dssmith_erlensee
DS Smith officially opens new display and consumer packaging plant in Germany

(London, UK, Nov. 21, 2016) DS Smith on Nov. 17 officially opened its newly-built

paper_releaseLiner
Dow backs recycling of paper release liner waste

(Brussels, Belgium, November 14, 2016) Dow Chemical subsidiary Dow Corning has entered a partnership

acquisition
Schur Flexibles takes majority holding in Drukkerij Zwart

(The Netherlands, Nov. 21, 2016) The Schur Flexibles Group acquires a majority holding in

tetrapak_logo
Tetra Pak identifies food & beverage opportunities in senior market

(Sweden, Nov. 21, 2016) Tetra Pak has released a consumer study to highlight opportunities

kruger
Link: Kruger Products’ bold environmental vision translates into bottom-line results

(Canada, Nov. 21, 2016) A bold vision, a solid commitment and profound action: that

containerboard_production
U.S. containerboard production increased in October 2016

(Washington DC, USA, Nov. 17, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association released its

boxboard
Total U.S. boxboard production decreased 2.0 percent in October

(Washington DC, USA, Nov. 18, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

rapp_mill
Link: Indonesia-based RAPP eyes bigger market share with 30% production hike in 2017

(Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau, Indonesia, November 17, 2016) Indonesia’s second-largest pulp and paper firm PT

martin924
New ultra-modern case maker for parent company in Oudegem

(Oudegem, Belgium, Nov. 15, 2016) VPK's parent company in Oudegem, Belgium, has a new,

klabin_puma
Klabin’s 3Q adjusted EBITDA increased by 13 per cent to R$585 million ($172 million)

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 17, 2016) Boosted by pulp revenues of R$491 million ($145

domtar_mill
Domtar 3Q net earnings soar to $59 million from $11 million a year ago

(Montreal, Canada, Nov. 16, 2016) Domtar Corporation has reported net earnings of $59 million

cellwood_dispersing_unit
Cellwood to deliver a hot dispersing unit to Shandong Tiandiyuan Paper in China

(Shanghai, China, Nov. 06, 2016) Cellwood Machinery Trading Shanghai has signed an agreement for

menasha
Menasha Packaging to centralize its Minnesota operations; will optimize efficiencies

(USA, Nov. 16, 2016) Menasha will consolidate its Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, corrugated sheet plant

segheza
Segezha Group joined the Boreal Forest Platform

(St Petersburg, Russia, Nov. 16, 2016) Segezha Group supported the Boreal Forest Platform (BFP).

stora_sunila
Valmet receives a repeat order from Stora Enso Sunila mill

(Helsinki, Finland, Nov. 15, 2016) Valmet has received a repeat order for a Valmet

trays
Corrugated board trays can extend fresh fruit shelf-life by up to three days longer than a plastic crate

(Helsinki, Finland, Nov. 07, 2016) “Micro-organisms survive longer on the plastic surface of a

burrows_paper
Burrows Paper sells packaging operations to Novolex

(Little Falls, New York, Nov. 14, 2016) Burrows Paper Corporation announces that it has

Q3_results
Orient Paper’s 3Q revenue up 15.6 per cent

(Baoding, China, Nov. 14, 2016) For the 3Q 2016, Orient Paper’s total revenue increased

verso
Verso Announces Strategic Business Unit Organization, Corporate Office Consolidation and Overhead Expense Reduction Project

(New York, USA, Nov. 15, 2016) Verso Corporation (VRS) today announced three strategic initiatives

voith_decor
Voith to supply new decor paper machine in India

(Heidenheim, Germany, Nov. 11, 2016) Voith has won a new contract to supply a

catalyst_crofton
Catalyst Paper Q3 Market Update

(Richmond, Canada, Nov 8, 2016) Overall, market conditions continued to be challenging in the

neenah
Neenah Paper reports Q3 2016 results; revenues increased 1 per cent

(Alpharetta, GA., USA, Nov. 10, 2016) Neenah Paper recently reported 2016 third quarter results.

packaging_council
Stunning Folding Cartons Among PPC Competition Winners

(USA, Nov. 8, 2016) The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) recently announced the winners of

drewsen_logo
Drewsen Spezialpapiere develops new greaseproof paper for food packaging

(Lachendorf, Germany, Nov. 09, 2016) Drewsen Spezialpapiere has developed the new greaseproof paper, Probarrier

recycled_paper
New law requires France’s government bodies to buy more recycled paper

(Gernsbach, Germany, Nov. 10, 2016) The entry into force of France’s law on the

use_paper
Link: California bans plastic bags; recyclable paper bags to become the norm statewide

(Washington DC, USA, Nov 09, 2016) The fate of the first statewide single-use plastic

wepa_Piechowice
German tissue paper maker upgrades Polish plant

(Switzerland, Nov. 08, 2016) German tissue maker Wepa Professional Hygiene has awarded a contract

Kruger_trois_r
Kruger’s #PM10 rebuild project on budget and on time; will manufacture recycled lightweight linerboard

(Canada, Nov. 04, 2016) Kruger’s No. 10 Paper Machine (PM10) rebuild project is proceeding

acquisition
Smurfit Kappa to acquire Saxon Packaging in the UK

(Dublin, Ireland, Nov. 07, 2016) Smurfit Kappa UK announced the acquisition of Saxon Packaging

bracell
Bracell completes $1.1 billion privatization

(Hong Kong, Nov. 06, 2016) Bracell Limited announced that the $1.1 billion privatisation by

stora_oulu
Stora Enso installs Savcor Wedge at its Oulu mill

(Helsinki, Oct 28, 2016) Stora Enso installs Savcor Wedge at its pulp and paper

graphicpaper
UPM Paper ENA plans to reduce 305,000 tonnes of graphic paper capacity in Europe

(Helsinki, Finland, 3 November 2016) UPM is planning to permanently reduce its graphic paper

longview
Weyerhaeuser completes divestment of its Longview mill

(Federal Way, USA, Nov. 02, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company recently announced the completion of the

sappi
Sappi Europe to hike graphic paper prices by 10 per cent in the UK market

(London, UK, Nov 03, 2016) Sappi Europe intends to increase prices for all graphic

fibria
Fibria reports third-quarter net revenue of R$2.3 billion, EBITDA of R$758 million and lower production cash cost

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 31, 2016) Highlights: • Net income in the quarter of R$32 million,

leipa
Leipa (Germany) contracts Voith to convert newsprint machine for the production of white top testliner

(Germany, Nov. 01, 2016) Leipa Georg Leinfelder GmbH has contracted Voith to reconstruct its

Q3_results
Stora Enso’s 3Q sales down 4.3%

(Helsinki, Oct 26, 2016) Stora Enso’s 3Q 2016 sales at Euro 2 393 million

Q3_results
Glatfelter Reports Third Quarter 2016 Earnings

(USA, Nov. 01, 2016) Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today reported third quarter of 2016 net

IP_HQ
International Paper Reports Third Quarter 2016 Earnings

(Memphis, Oct. 27, 2016) International Paper (IP) today reported third quarter 2016 net earnings

canfor_pulp
Canfor Pulp Products Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results

(Canada, Oct. 26, 2016) Canfor Pulp Products Inc. (CPPI) today reported net income of

orchids_paper
Orchids Paper Products Company Reports 2016 Third Quarter Results

(New York, Oct. 26, 2016) Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE MKT: TIS) today reported

Androscoggin-mill
Verso plans to temporarily idle 200,000 tons of annual production capacity at Androscoggin mill

(USA, Nov 01, 2016) Verso Corporation today announced plans to temporarily idle the No.

ethos
Appleton Coated Expands Product Options with Ethos Enhanced Inkjet Paper

(USA, Oct. 26, 2016) Appleton Coated announced that it has expanded its inkjet product

catalyst_logo
Catalyst Paper Announces Principal Securityholder Support for Recapitalization, and Gives Update on KGI Support Agreement

(Canada, Oct. 26, 2016) Catalyst Paper Corporation (“Catalyst” or the “Company”) today announced that

bilt_1
India: JK Paper offers to buyout two Bilt units

(New Delhi, Oct. 26, 2016) In a BSE filing, Ballarpur Industries said ‘material subsidiary

valmet
Valmet signed Euro 200 million syndicated revolving credit facility agreement

(Helsinki, Oct. 23, 2016) Valmet Oyj has signed a new Euro 200 million syndicated

domtar
Domtar idling Kingsport paper mill to reduce inventory

(Kingsport, Tenn., USA, Oct. 20, 2016) Domtar Corp. announced Wednesday its downtown paper mill

cardboard
Romanian cardboard production, demand expand

(Bucharest., Romania, Oct. 24, 2016) Romania’s cardboard consumption rose to 322,000 tonnes in 2015,

ahlstrom
Ahlstrom invests Euro 23 million in its Kentucky plant

(Helsinki, Finland, Oct. 23, 2016) Ahlstrom will invest into engine and industrial filtration product

papcel
Papcel to supply new press parts for Mariyski CBK

(Prague, Czech Republic, Oct. 24, 2016) Papcel signed a contract to supply technological parts

fibria
Fibria Horizonte 2 Project progress report: assembling of the metal structure of the recovery boiler concluded

(Brazil, October 19, 2016) Fibria has announced that it has concluded assembling the metal

shipments
BIR World Mirror on Recovered Paper / Quarterly Report – October 2016: fiber exports remained challenging with a slight dip in export volumes

(Brussels, Belgium, October 23, 2016) China, an economy of US$ 11tn-plus, is currently going

loading_paper
U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 8 Percent in September

(Washington DC, USA, Oct. 24, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

baking_papers
Munksjö extends its range of baking papers with lightweight Aderpack 35 g/m²

(Sweden, Oct. 21, 2016) Munksjö extends its AderpackTM range with a 35 g/m² low

pcmc
PCMC Italia boosts capacity with new plant

(Italy, Oct. 20, 2016) On October 12th, 2016, paper converting machine company PCMC Italia

debarking
Andritz to upgrade woodyard systems at Sappi’s mill in Skowhegan, USA

(Graz, Austria, Oct. 20, 2016) Andritz has received an upgrade order from Sappi North

board
U.S. containerboard production in September increased 2 Percent; boxboard production down 4.2%

(Washington DC, USA, Oct. 20, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association released its

recycling
Paper Recycling Rate in Europe Reached 71.5% in 2015

(Brussels, Oct. 20, 2016) The European Recovered Paper Council (ERPC) announced that the paper

easypack
Pregis acquired Easypack, a paper-based protective packaging company

(UK, October 14, 2016) Pregis has acquired Easypack, Hertfordshire, UK, a paper-based protective packaging

ampac
Pritzker to acquire ProAmpac

(Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, Oct. 17, 2016) Pritzker Group Private Capital today announced it has

ar_packaging
AR Packaging Acquires Maju Jaya Sarana Grafika in Indonesia

(Sweden / Indonesia, Oct. 17, 2016) AR Packaging Group AB is pleased to announce

americk
Saica Group acquires Americk Packaging

(Dublin, October 16, 2016) Americk Packaging have informed its employees, customers, suppliers and now

papcel
Czech paper machine maker signs India deal

(Prague, Oct 17, 2016) Czech paper machine maker Papcel a.s. has signed a contract

storopack
Storopack launches temperature-controlled protective packaging; thermal delivery systems for temperature-sensitive products

(Germany, October 17, 2016) Storopack, specialist in protective packaging, is adding a 96-hour system

paper_digital
Link: ‘Paper industry will continue to prosper, as there is still lot of things that digital media like the internet cannot do’

(Mumbai, India, Oct 17, 2016) Siddharth Bang of Bang Paper, based in Hyderabad has

print_paper
Link: ‘Majority of print is still on paper,’ says Indian paper executive

(Mumbai, India, Oct 17, 2016) 'Majority of print is still on paper,' says Mr.

IP_HQ
International Paper Announces Senior Leadership Moves

(Memphis, Tenn., USA, Oct. 13, 2016) International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced Carol L.

domtar
Packaging Corp. of America to Acquire Columbus Container for $100 Million

(USA, Oct. 12, 2016) Packaging Corp. of America ("PCA") today announced that it has

rieger
Prinzhorn Group plans to invest in new paper machine; capacity 493,000 t/a containerboard

(Germany, Oct. 14, 2016) Hamburger Rieger GmbH, part of the Austrian Prinzhorn Group, has

idempapers
Idempapers to Hike Price for Carbonless Sheets

(Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 13, 2016) Belgium-based specialty papermaker Idempapers SA said that it will

internet_packaging
BillerudKorsnäs Venture Announces Equity Investment in Leading Serialization Company Kezzler

(Sweden, Oct. 12, 2016) Kezzler AS, a leader in serialization business services, today announced

weyerhauser
Weyerhaeuser to explore strategic alternatives for its Uruguay Timberlands and Manufacturing Business

(Uruguay, Oct. 12, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company (WY) today announced the exploration of strategic alternatives

mondi
Mondi Group to Acquire Russian Corrugated Packaging Producer, Beepack

(Johannesburg, S Africa, Oct. 10, 2016) Mondi Group has signed an agreement to acquire

UPM_Wroclaw
UPM Raflatac to Invest EUR 35 Million in New Coating Line at Wroclaw Label Stock Plant

(Helsinki, Finland, Oct. 11, 2016) UPM Raflatac said that it is investing EUR 35

tolko
Tolko’s kraft paper mill in The Pas may have buyer

(Canada, Oct. 11, 2016) CBC News said that it has learned the name of

financial_report
Gascogne’s sales down 2.9 per cent to Euro 212.8 million in 1H 2016

(France, Oct. 11, 2016) Gascogne’s sales in the first six months of the year

polska
Belgium’s Van Genechten to expand Polish cardboard packaging plant

(Brussels, Oct. 10, 2016) To increase output capacity Belgian cardboard packaging producer Van Genechten

praxair
Praxair signs oxygen supply agreement with Fibria for expansion project in Três Lagoas

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct. 11, 2016) Praxair, Inc., through its Brazilian subsidiary White Martins,

westrock
WestRock to Invest $48 Million to Consolidate and Expand Sioux City Box Plants

(USA, Oct. 7, 2016) WestRock on Thursday announced a $48 million expansion of its

testliner
Manufacturers Team with Suppliers to Promote the Corrugated Packaging Industry

(USA, October 11, 2016) The Fibre Box Association (FBA) is pleased to announce its

pricehike
Resolute, Verso and Catalyst Announce Price Hikes for Coated Groundwood and SC Grades

(USA, Oct. 07, 2016) Major North American producers of groundwood and SC papers have

divest
Weyerhaeuser to sell its printing papers business

(USA, Oct. 5, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company today announced an agreement to sell North Pacific

HQ
Valmet to supply board machine rebuild for Arkhangelsk PPM

(Helsinki, Oct 04, 2016) The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the

kappa
Smurfit Kappa makes world’s biggest cardboard box

(Dublin, Ireland, Oct. 05, 2016) The challenge was to make a box big enough

eurobox
Dunapack Eurobox to open Polish cardboard packaging plant

(Warsaw, Oct 06, 2016) Eurobox Polska has unveiled plans to set up a new

steel_yankee
Toscotec’s new technological plant for steel yankee dryers opens its doors

(Italy, Oct. 05, 2016) Toscotec pursues its investment strategy in order to enhance its

sonoco
Sonoco Invests in New Equipment to Enhance High Performance Film Core Production

(USA, Oct. 05, 2016) Sonoco announced that it has made a significant investment in

upm_paperasia
UPM Paper Asia to be Renamed UPM Specialty Papers

(Helsinki, Sept. 30, 2016) UPM announced that UPM Paper Asia business area will be

valmet_focus_rewinder
Valmet to supply a rewinder to Roto-cart in Italy

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 30, 2016) The Italian tissue converting company Roto-cart Spa has selected

valmet_downtime
Valmet carried out the first maintenance shutdown of CMPC Guaíba’s new pulp line in Brazil

(Brazil, September 28, 2016) Valmet was given an important role in the first maintenance

voith
Voith to Supply Liansheng Paper in Taiwan with New Packaging Paper Machine

(Heidenheim, Germany, September 29, 2016) Voith said that it will supply Liansheng Paper Industry

valmet
Valmet to supply paper machine modifications and a new winder to Laakirchen Papier in Austria

(Helsinki, Finland, September 29, 2016) Valmet will supply paper machine modifications and a new

kyro_mill
Metsä Board to Permanently Close Down Wallpaper Base Machine in Kyro

(Helsinki, Finland, September 29, 2016) Metsä Board announced on August 4, 2016 that it

plymouth_mill
Domtar optimizing fluff pulp production

(Plymouth, N.C., USA, Sept. 28, 2016) Domtar Corporation announced a plan to optimize fluff

ez
Coldwater acquires EZ eco smart cleaner Technology for Wires and Press Felts– 90% Less Water and Eliminates Need for Mist Removal

(Atlanta, GA, USA, Sept. 26, 2016) David Withers, President, announced that Coldwater has acquired

redstar
Belarusian paper mill eyes higher exports following upgrade

(Minsk, Belarus, Sept. 28, 2016) Belarusian paper mill Red Star is planning to raise

papertubes
Sonoco to hike price for paperboard tubes and cores

(Hartsville, SC USA, Sept. 28, 2016) Sonoco recently announced it will raise the price

kapstone
KapStone Container Corporation announces price increase

(USA, Sept. 28, 2016) KapStone Container Corporation will be increasing box prices by a

paperless
65 North American Companies Remove “Go Paperless – Go Green” Claims

(Washington DC, USA, Sept. 23, 2016) Two Sides North America, Inc. confirmed that over

ojipaper
Link: Japanese papermakers shedding excess capacity

(Tokyo, September 23, 2016) Japan’s paper manufacturers have started to rationalize their production facilities

OCC_3
Link: Strong Domestic Demand in U.S. for Old Corrugated Containers Pushing Prices

(USA, September 23, 2016) Domestic demand in the U.S. for old corrugated containers (OCC)

paperboard
Total U.S. Boxboard Production Fell 2.9 Percent in August

(Washington DC, USA, Sept. 22, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

GP_lumber
Georgia-Pacific completes $40 million expansion at its Arkansas facility

(USA, Sept. 22, 2016) The project expands the production capacity of the lumber mill

acquisition
Fila acquires St Cuthbert’s fine paper mill in UK

(Italy / UK, Sept. 23, 2016) Italy-based artistry tools company Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed

pixelle
Glatfelter’s Pixelle High-Speed Inkjet Papers Now Qualified for Ricoh Pro VC60000 Inkjet Printer

(USA, Sept. 20, 2016) Glatfelter announces its Pixelle® line of high-speed inkjet papers is

hutamaki
Huhtamaki invests in its manufacturing unit in Guangzhou

(Helsinki, Sept. 19, 2016) Huhtamaki supports the profitable growth of its foodservice business in

andritz_logo
Andritz receives follow-up order from Naberezhnye Chelny paper mill, a leading packaging producer in Russia

(Graz, Austria, Sept. 20, 2016) Andritz has received an order from ZAOR “Narodnoye Predpriyatie

papyrus
Papyrus exploring strategic alternatives for its French business unit including a possible divestiture

(Gothenburg, Sweden, Sept. 22, 2016) Papyrus is exploring strategic alternatives for its French business

acquisition
Sonoco ThermoSafe acquires Laminar Medica Group

(USA / UK, Sept. 21, 2016) Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco and a

papcel_rewinder
PAPCEL to deliver a new rewinder to India

(Litovel, Czech Republic, 21 Sept. 2016) The company PAPCEL signed a contract for delivery

ranpack
Ranpak to reduce the costs-in-the-box with its new Greenline paper line

(Singapore, Sept. 14, 2016) The void filling market is constantly looking for reducing the

URB
Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Paperboard Prices Across Europe

(Brussels, Sept. 19, 2016) Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. today announced it will raise prices by EUR

linerboard
Linerboard Weights Continue to Drop Sept. 16, 2016

(Alexandria, USA, Sept. 16, 2017) Right weighting of corrugated is happening every day. Some

packagingOnly
Packaging is the villain again (sigh)

(Brampton, ON., Canada, 18 September 2016) John Mullinder, Executive Director, PPEC - posts on

lahti
Stora Enso Plans Consolidation of Corrugated Packaging Production in Finland

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 15, 2016) Stora Enso announced plans to consolidate manufacturing of corrugated

URB
Sonoco Announces Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

(USA, Sept. 15, 2016) Sonoco today announced that it will raise the price for

camis
Dunapack Packaging to acquire the corrugated business of Camis Ambalaj Sanayi in Turkey

(Germany, Sept. 14, 2016) The Dunapack Packaging Division, through Mosburger GmbH, announced on Sept.

naturally-fresh
Fresh for up to 3 days longer; scientific work shows how corrugated packaging for fruit and vegetables stops bacteria

(USA, Sept. 14, 2016) New scientific work explains why corrugated packaging outperforms returnable plastic

ecommerce
Caraustar Introduces New On-Demand Packaging Ecommerce Site, Rapid-Pack

(USA, Sept. 13, 2016) Caraustar Consumer Packaging Group has introduced Rapid-Pack.com, a new ecommerce

morrum_mill
Södra Breaks Ground for Pulp Mill Expansion Project at Mörrum

(Morrum, Sweden, Sept. 13, 2016) On Tuesday, the ground was officially broken for the

creping
Researchers plumb the secrets of tissue paper

(Montreal, Canada, September 2016) Canada’s tissue manufacturers are now much closer to producing the

mondi
Mondi Hikes Price for All Brown Sack Kraft Paper Grades

(Johannesburg, S Africa, Sept. 13, 2016) Mondi recently informed its customers of a price

sharklet
Sappi North America Announces Neoterix ST with Sharklet Bacteria-Inhibition Technology

(Boston, USA, Sept. 13, 2016) Sappi North America has entered into an exclusive, worldwide

kapstone_logo
KapStone Paper and Packaging to Invest $25 Million in Converting Assets

(Northbrook, Illinois, USA, Sept. 08, 2016) KapStone Paper and Packaging yesterday announced it is

valmet_optiflo
Valmet to supply key technologies for Cheng Loong’s new board machine

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 12, 2016) Valmet will supply Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company

heinzel
Andritz to convert SC paper machine to produce lightweight containerboard for Heinzel Group in Laakirchen, Austria

(Graz, Austria, September13, 2016) International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Heinzel

segheza_logo
Segezha Group’s revenue increased by 34 per cent to RUB 21.4 billion ($329 million) in 1H 2016

(Russia, Sept. 06, 2016) Segezha Group announces its unaudited consolidated IFRS results for the

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Romania’s Vrancart eyes €14.7M investment

(Bucharest, Romania, Sept. 09, 2016) Romania’s cardboard maker Vrancart Adjud is aiming to acquire

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Avery Dennison to strengthen pressure-sensitive manufacturing footprint; with $65 million Luxemburg investment

(Rodange, Luxembourg, Sept. 13, 2016) Demand for pressure-sensitive materials continues to grow in Europe.

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Kyiv CPM to upgrade paper machine

(Kyiv, Ukraine, Sept. 09, 2016) Kyiv CPM has launched a modernization project of its

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Hengan Starts Up Valmet-supplied Tissue Line in Wuhu, China

(Helsinki, Sept. 6, 2016) Valmet announced that an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line supplied

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Resolute’s Calhoun Tissue Operation on Track for First-Quarter 2017 Start-Up

(Calhoun, Tennessee, USA, Sept. 7, 2016) Resolute Forest Products today announced completion of commissioning

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Caraustar Industries Acquires Los Angeles Paper Box

(USA, Sept. 6, 2016) Caraustar Consumer Packaging announced that it has acquired Los Angeles

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DS Smith Completes Acquisition of Deku-Pack in Denmark; obtains €3.2M financing to develop Hungarian operations

(London, Sept. 5, 2016) DS Smith said that it has completed the acquisition of

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Solenis to acquire Nopco Paper Technology

(Sept. 07, 2016) Solenis signed an agreement to acquire the shares in Nopco Holding

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Sonoco-Alcore to increase prices for tubes & cores in Europe

(Belgium, Sept. 2, 2016) Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. announced it will increase prices for paper-based tubes

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Multimedia: Learn why corrugated looks better and is safer

(USA, Sept. 2016) The benefits of corrugated packaging. Go To: http://bit.ly/27sFc79 And know why corrugated

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Link: The Relative Advantages of Paper and Digital Media in Education

(USA, Sept. 2016) In the past decade, classrooms have begun to shift away from

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NIB and Finnvera to finance Fibria’s eucalyptus pulp mill

(Sao Paulo, August 29, 2016) Loan agreement on a $225 million (Euro 199 million)

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Andritz to deliver recycled paper plant and PM approach to Pro-Gest

(Graz, Austria, August 30, 2016) The paper machine is targeted to produce 550,000 tons

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Hungary’s UgrinPack to expand, modernize plant

(Budapest, August 29, 2016) Hungary-based cardboard packaging maker Dunapack Kft has secured an investment

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Supremex acquired Bowers Envelope Company

(USA, Sept. 01, 2016) Supremex Inc. has acquired substantially all of the assets of

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Rottneros leads European project for bio-based packaging

(Sweden, Sept. 01, 2016) Rottneros Packaging AB and Rottneros Bruk AB are participating in

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Weyerhaeuser completes sale of liquid packaging board business

(USA, Sept. 01, 2016) Weyerhaeuser has 280,000 tons of liquid packaging board capacity at

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Greycon (UK) revolutionises cartonboard production

(London, UK, August 30, 2016) In January 2016, Greycon implemented their world renowned system

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VPK Paper starts up PM6 in Belgium after rebuild

(Helsinki, August 30, 2016) Valmet announced that it successfully completed a comprehensive rebuild of

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Packaging Corp. of America Completes Acquisition of TimBar

(USA, August 30, 2016) Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) today announced that it has

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SCA Integrates Its Business in the Middle East, India and Africa into Consumer Goods

(Stockholm, Sweden, August 22, 2016) SCA will integrate its Business Unit MEIA (Middle East,

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SCA to Split Business into Two Listed Companies in 2017 — Hygiene And Forest Products

(Sweden, August 24, 2016) SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company.

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The Role of Print and Paper in Advertising: A Multi-Industry Perspective

(Montreal, Canada, August 05, 2016) Even though it’s up to each company to choose

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Domtar to Acquire Home Delivery Incontinent Supplies Co. for $45 Million

(USA, August 18, 2016) Domtar Corporation today announced that it had agreed to purchase

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Zanders Launches Flexible Oil and Grease Resistant Packaging Paper

(Germany, August 18, 2016) German specialty paper producer Zanders is launching the new oil

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Resolute to Deploy Enzyme-Enabled Carbon Capture Technology at Saint-Félicien Pulp Mill

(Canada, Aug. 11, 2016) Resolute Forest Products Inc. today announced that it, along with

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Heinzel Group to Invest Over EUR 100 Million in Laakirchen Paper Mill in Austria

(Austria, August 15, 2016) The Supervisory Boards of Laakirchen Papier AG and Heinzel Holding

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Total U.S. Boxboard Production Down 2.5% in July

(Washington DC, August 18, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released its

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Ilim Group Signs Strategic Partnership with China’s Anhui Publishing Group

(Russia, August 12, 2016) Russian pulp and paper producer Ilim Group on July 22

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Valmet to supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda Paper; will enable improved board quality

(Helsinki, Finland, August 11, 2016) Valmet will supply a moisturizer system to Zhejiang Dongda

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Correct Paper Terminology Prevents Printing Errors

(Montreal, Canada, 08 August 2016) The mistaken use of a word in place of

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Fortress Paper reported 2Q operating EBITDA of $6.3 million

(Montreal, Canada, August 10, 2016) Fortress Paper Ltd. reported 2Q 2016 operating EBITDA of

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International Paper Moves Ahead with Acquisition of Weyerhaeuser’s Pulp Business

(Memphis, USA, Aug. 5, 2016) The U.S. Department of Justice has concluded its Hart-Scott-Rodino

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For the record – Majority of consumers value paper over digital-only communications

(Montreal, Canada, July 29, 2016) A new survey, commissioned by the Two Sides organization,

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Paper advantage: how handwriting makes you smarter

(Montreal, Canada, August 03, 2016) At your next meeting, will you be scribbling in

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Pixels or Print? How to Make the Right Choice

(Montreal, Canada, August 01, 2016) We all know that reducing the amount of paper

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Sappi Q3 profits significantly up for 3rd quarter ended June 2016; dissolving wood pulp prices seen remaining at high levels

(Johannesburg, South Africa, August 05, 2016) Highlights for the quarter --Profit for the period US$32

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Mondi posts increased profit for 1H 2016 ended 30 June 2016

(Johannesburg, South Africa, August 04, 2016) Underlying operating profit for the half-year ended 30

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Brazilian pulp major Suzano reports strong operating cash generation of R$ 723 million in 2Q16

(Brazil, Aug. 03, 2016) 2Q16 Highlights: --New records set for Revenue, Adjusted EBITDA and Operating

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Resolute reports preliminary second quarter 2016 results; reports 4 per cent drop in 2Q sales

(Canada, Aug. 4, 2016) Resolute Forest Products Inc. today reported a GAAP net loss

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Neenah Reports Record Second Quarter 2016 Results

(Alpharetta, GA., USA, August 03, 2016) Neenah Paper, Inc. (NP) today reported 2016 second

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Voith breakthrough with startup of Sun Paper’s new testliner project

(Heidenheim, Germany, July 28, 2016) Sun Paper, one of the leading paper makers in

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Czech Papcel inks deal with China’s KingDecor

(Litovel, Czech Republic, August 02, 2016) Czech paper machine maker Papcel a.s. has signed

Green Bay Packaging’s Retail Ready PDQ
Report: Retail Ready Packaging Offers Advantages over Traditional Packaging

(Cleveland, USA, July 20, 2016) Demand for retail ready packaging is forecast to increase

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Kotkamills starts up new consumer board machine, BM2, in Finland; capacity 400,000 t/yr of Nordic folding boxboard and recyclable barrier board

(Helsinki, July 22, 2016) Kotkamills’ new consumer board machine, BM2, has started production in

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Graphic Packaging Second Quarter 2016 Net Sales Up on Acquisitions

(USA, July 26, 2016) Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), a leading provider of packaging

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Holmen completes sale of Spanish newsprint mill to International Paper

(Sweden, June 30, 2016) Holmen announced that the sale of its newsprint mill in

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UK-based packaging major DS Smith acquires Creo Retail Marketing

(London, June 23, 2016) DS Smith on June 23 acquired Creo Retail Marketing Ltd

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UK-based packaging major DS Smith acquires Creo Retail Marketing

(London, June 23, 2016) DS Smith on June 23 acquired Creo Retail Marketing Ltd

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M&As: Weyerhaeuser to Sell Liquid Packaging Board Business to Nippon Paper Industries for $285 Million

(USA, June 16, 2016) Weyerhaeuser Company [June 16] announced an agreement to sell its

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Capacities: Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill in China

(Helsinki / Shanghai, June 15, 2016) Stora Enso inaugurates its new consumer board mill

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Capacities: Stora Enso to close and divest Suzhou paper mill

(Helsinki, June 15, 2016) Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest the key

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10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

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Andritz to supply two tissue machines to Guizhou Chitianhua in China

(Graz, Austria, January 26, 2016) Andritz said that it has received an order from

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10 top trends of 2016: The Internet World of Packaging

(Brussels, January 2016) The world is one big shopping centre. POS is everywhere. We

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U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Down in December 2015

(Washington DC, USA, January 27, 2016) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

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