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(Canada, Oct. 10, 2017) Fortress Paper Ltd. said that its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill

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(USA, Oct. 11, 2017) Neenah Paper, Inc. today announced it had signed a definitive

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Pasaban to supply two new paper sheeters for Naini Group in India

(Tolosa, Spain, October 12, 2017) Naini Group has chosen Pasaban sheeters for its Naini

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Mitsubishi HiTec Paper to Hike Price for Thermal and Carbonless Papers

(Germany, Oct. 9, 2017) Mitsubishi HiTec Paper said that it will be increasing prices

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West Linn Paper Company to Increase Prices For its Coated Products

(USA, Oct. 10, 2017) West Linn Paper Company announced that it will be increasing

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(Helsinki, Oct. 10, 2017) Valmet said that it will supply an extensive grade conversion

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delfort to Invest EUR 150 Million in New Paper Machine for OP papírna Mill in Czech Republic

(Olšany, Czech Republic, Oct. 10, 2017) delfort recently announced that it will invest over

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Glatfelter Announces a New Line of Opaque Uncoated Printing Papers

(USA, Oct. 9, 2017) Glatfelter today announced the introduction of Adena Opaque 96, a

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Why Direct Mail is More Effective than Email

(New York, USA, October 3, 2017) Research from Mohawk Paper. 10 Reasons Direct Mail is

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Print and Paper Packs a Punch in a Digital World

(Washington DC, USA, Oct. 3, 2017) In June 2017, a survey of over 10,700

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BIR: Spotlight on the Indian Recovered Paper Market

(Brussels, Oct 04, 2017) The BIR Paper Division will be organising a diversified meeting

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Voith Builds Two Paper Machines for the Production of Banknotes in Mysore, India

(Heidenheim, Germany, Sept. 21, 2017) Since the beginning of the year, the Government of

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Arauco to invest in increased dissolving pulp capacity

(Chile, 22 Sep 2017) The Arauco Board of Directors approved the Dissolving Pulp project

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Andritz Starts Up TM5 Tissue Machine Supplied to Guizhou Chitianhua Paper in China

(Graz, Austria, Sept. 7, 2017) Andritz announced that it has successfully started up the

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International Paper Completes the Sale of Its Foodservice Business in China to Huhtamaki

(Helsinki, Finland, Sept. 7, 2017) International Paper today announced that it has completed the

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Suzano Starts-Up New Tissue Production Line at Mucuri Mill

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sept. 12, 2017) Suzano Papel E Celulose S.A. announced that it

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WestRock to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant in Brazil

(USA / Brazil, Sept. 19, 2017) WestRock Company announced plans [yesterday] to build a

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Two Sides Global Anti-greenwash Campaign: 278 Leading Companies Remove Misleading ‘Go Green’ Claims

(Washington DC, Sept. 19, 2017) Two Sides research into more than 600 of the

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Domtar and PCA Lead Uncoated Free Sheet Price Increases

(New York, Sept. 12, 2017) The following is insight from Vertical Research Partners’ packaging

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Sappi Europe hikes printing paper prices

(Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 14, 2017) Due to an unexpected further sharp rise in raw

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Södra to increase the price for its NBSK Pulp in Europe to $920/tonne

(Stockholm, Sweden, Sept. 1, 2017) Södra said that it has informed its customers that

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Fibria Produces First Eucalyptus Pulp Bale on New Production Line at Tres Lagoas Mill; the new pulp mill started operations ahead of schedule

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 28, 2017) Fibria said that the first bleached eucalyptus pulp

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Smurfit Kappa Acquires Russian Corrugated Packaging Company, Soyuz

(Dublin, August 22, 2017) Smurfit Kappa announced that it has acquired the Russian corrugated

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Elopak Launches Pure-Pak Cartons with New Paperboard ‘Natura Life’ by Stora Enso

(Helsinki, August 29, 2017) The collaboration between Elopak and Stora Enso has resulted in

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(USA, August 22, 2017) Neenah Paper has characterized its new synthetic paper as “a

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Mondi to Postpone New Speciality Kraft Paper Machine Investment at Steti Mill

(Czech Republic, August 30, 2017) Mondi announced that it has decided to postpone its

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(Finland, August 30, 2017) Together with a large industrial consortium, VTT Technical Research of

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Rapid technology changes drive growth in speciality papers market

(London, UK, 15 Aug 2017) The speciality paper industry is changing as fast as

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Smithers Pira forecasts steady growth for liquid paperboard demand

(London, UK, 15 Aug 2017) There will be steady increases in demand for liquid

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Voith builds new XcelLine board machine for Bohui Paper Group

(Heidenheim, Germany, August 18, 2017) In February 2017 Bohui Paper Group contracted Voith to

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Mercer International’s 2Q revenues up 30 per cent

(Montreal, Canada, 16 Aug 2017) Mercer International Inc. reported results for the 2Q ended

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US paper manufacturer calls for antidumping duties on Canadian imports

(Gernsbach, Germany, 16 Aug 2017) The US paper manufacturer Norpac claims that Canadian companies

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Uncoated Free Sheet: Admit It or Not, Lots of Support Emerging

(New York, USA, August 15, 2017) According to Vertical Research Partners’ packaging and forest

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(Brussels, July 27, 2017) Supported by strong domestic dynamics and healthy global demand, Chinese

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Sappi Limited Delivers Solid Profit during Fiscal Third Quarter

(Johannesburg, Aug. 3, 2017) Sappi Limited today provided a financial summary for the quarter

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Brazil’s Revenue from Exports of Pulp, Paper and Wood Panels Up 7.3% in First Half 2017

(Sao Paulo, August 4, 2017) The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) reported that in the

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Voith to supply The Navigator Company with new tissue machine in Portugal

(Heidenheim, Germany, August 7, 2017) Voith said that it will supply The Navigator Company

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Cascades to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant In New Jersey

(USA, August 3, 2017) Cascades Inc. today announced an investment of US$80 million for

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Orchids Paper Products Company Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results

(USA, August 7, 2017) Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE American: TIS) today reported results

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Brazil’s Forest Products Sector Records Steady Growth, January – May 2017

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 20, 2017) The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) reported that the

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Vinda Paper starts up two Toscotec supplied machines

(China, July 18, 2017) Vinda Paper Zhejiang fired up two Toscotec supplied tissue machines,

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UPM Launches New SC Paper, UPM Impresse plus C

(Helsinki, Finland, July 13, 2017) UPM has launched a new SC paper, UPM Impresse

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Accrol Group invested Euro 4.5 million in a new tissue converting machine

(U.K., 07 July 2017) Accrol Group Holdings has invested Euro 4.5 million in a

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Mondi to create new water-repellent paper bag

(London, 17 Jul 2017) Mondi Industrial Bags, in collaboration with its customer and cement

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llim Group and Orgkhim Biochemical Create Biochemical Joint Venture in Russia

(Russia, July 13, 2017) Ilim Group and Orgkhim Biochemical Holding have signed an agreement

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WestRock Completes Acquisition of Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC

(USA, July 18, 2017) WestRock Company [on July 17] announced that it has completed

OCC_3
Old Corrugated Containers (OCC) From listing date, NOREXECO will set closing prices, have tradeable prices on screen and open for block trades

(Kongsvinger, Norway, July 12, 2017) NOREXECO on July 6 announced that it will begin

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Announcement: Moody’s: Potential Eldorado sale could transform Latin America’s fragmented pulp sector

(Sao Paulo, June 29, 2017) The potential sale of Eldorado Brasil (unrated) to an

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Wood Fiber Costs for U.S. Pulp Mills Decreased During 2016 and Early 2017

(Seattle, USA, July 10, 2017) “Volatile” could best describe many of the North American

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CEPI: European Paper Industry’s Performance Resilient In 2016

(Brussels, July 6, 2017) In the background of increasingly uncertain global markets, European production

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Lecta to Hike Prices for Thermal and Carbonless Paper

(Italy, July 6, 2017) Lecta has announced price increases for its thermal and carbonless

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Sonoco-Alcore to Increase Paperboard Prices in Europe

(Italy, July 05, 2017) Sonoco-Alcore S.a.r.l. today announced it will again raise prices by

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Fibria to acquire minority stake in Finnish start-up Spinnova

(Helsinki, Finland, July 10, 2017) Fibria acquires a minority interest in Spinnova Oy, a

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Stora Enso Divests Its Rigid Paperboard Business Re-board in Sweden

(Helsinki, July 5, 2017) Stora Enso has today signed an agreement to divest the

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Nippon Paper Industries establishes Nippon Paper Logistics

(Tokyo, Japan, July 06, 2017) Nippon Paper Industries has formed Nippon Paper Logistics Co.,

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Heinzel Group to Install Second Paper Machine in Pöls, Austria

(Austria, July 3, 2017) The Heinzel Group announced that it will install a second

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DS Smith to Buy 80 Percent of U.S. Packaging Firm Interstate Resources for $920 Million

(London, UK, July 3, 2017) DS Smith Plc (DS Smith or the Company) [on

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Suzano Announces New Organizational Structure

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 5, 2017) Suzano Papel E Celulose S.A. announces to its

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Expera Introduces Prepara Food Processing Papers

(USA, July 6, 2017) Expera has continued to customize its line of food packaging

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EU Launches Trade Investigation Against Turkey Following Complaint by the European Paper Industry

(Brussels, July 7, 2017) Today the EU has decided to launch investigations against Turkey

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Link: The Most Stunning Printing Trends We’ve Seen in 2017

(USA, July 5, 2017) I’ve had the worst luck with printers. I’ve owned a

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Avery Dennison to launch new products at Labelexpo 2017

(USA, 06 Jul 2017) Performance, sustainability and intelligent solutions will be at the top

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Rabobank: Europe’s corrugated packaging industry set for consolidation

(The Netherlands, 05 Jul 2017) Europe’s fragmented corrugated packaging industry is expected to enter

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Valmet receives a repeat order from Nine Dragons in China

(Helsinki, Finland, June 30, 2017) Valmet will supply two more containerboard production lines with

ict_iberica
Valmet to Supply a Complete Tissue Production Line to ICT Iberica in Spain

(Helsinki, June 28, 2017) Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line with an

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International Paper Acquires Europac’s Tangier, Morocco Packaging Facility for EUR 40 Million

(Memphis, June 29, 2017) International Paper announced yesterday that it signed an agreement to

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International Paper Signs Agreement to Sell Foodservice Business in China

(Memphis, USA, June 29, 2017) International Paper today announced that it has entered into

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Pmp’s Tm1 at Hebei Jinboshi Group has been brought on stream

(China, 04 Jul 2017) On 22nd January 2016, PMP -- a global provider of

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Papcel to supply a new tissue paper machine to Jakarta

(Czech Republic, 30 Jun 2017) Recently, ABK Groupe & PAPCEL signed a new contract

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Rengo to hike containerboard and corrugated boards/boxes prices

(Tokyo, Japan, 04 Jul 2017) Japanese packaging company Rengo will increase prices on its

sappi
Sappi invests in barrier technology

(Johannesburg, July 05, 2017) Sappi Limited will bolster its Packaging and Speciality Papers Business

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Kotkamills to discontinue its operations in Imatra

(Finland, 03 Jul 2017) The Kotkamills group has been producing Saturating Base Kraft (laminating

kemira
Kemira Starts Up New Strength Resin Plant in Estella, Spain

(Helsinki, Finland, June 28, 2017) Kemira has successfully started up production in its new

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Fibria Increasing Pulp Prices by $20/ton in North America and Europe

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 27, 2017) Brazilian market pulp producer Fibria yesterday announced that

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Papierfabrik August Koehler to Increases Prices for Its Reacto Carbonless Paper

(Germany, June 27, 2017) Papierfabrik August Koehler SE said that it will increase its

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SCA to increase brown and white Kraftliner prices

(Sweden, 22 Jun 2017) SCA increases prices for Brown and White Kraftliner by €

Logo-PSPD
ITC Limited to upgrade one of its sheeting machines in India

(Kolkata, 26 June 2017) ITC Limited in India chooses Spain’s Pasaban to upgrade 1992

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Valmet to Supply Hayat Kimya with New Tissue Machine in Tartaristan, Russia

(Helsinki, Finland, June 27, 2017) Valmet said that it will supply an Advantage DCT

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Stora Enso shuts down PM permanently

(Helsinki, 26 Jun 2017) In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to

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Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Dropped 2 Percent in May

(Washington DC, USA, June 22, 2017) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

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Nordic Paper to Increase Price for Greaseproof Papers

(Norway, June 23, 2017) Nordic Paper announced that it will increase prices on greaseproof

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Environmental Improvements in the North American Pulp and Paper Industry

(USA, June 23, 2017) The North American pulp and paper industry has made great

corrugated_generic
WestRock to Acquire Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC

(USA, June 23, 2017) WestRock Company [on June 21] announced that it has entered

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Georgia-Pacific Selects Palatka, Florida Mill for $400 Million Tissue Machine Project

(USA, June 23, 2017) Georgia-Pacific today announced that its Palatka, Florida, mill has been

metsa_generic
Metsä Tissue to Invest EUR 15 Million to Rebuild Greaseproof Paper Machine at Düren Mill

(Helsinki, May 27, 2017) Metsä Tissue announced that it will rebuild paper machine 5

graphic_papers
Total European Shipments of Graphic Papers in April 2017 Down 7.2% versus April 2016

(June 26, 2017) EURO-GRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, published its April

Pure_Pak
Nippon Paper Industries introduces new shape carton packaging for chilled liquids with closure available in both standard and mini carton size

(Tokyo, Japan, Jun. 23, 2017) Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. concluded a licensing agreement

ence-logo
Ence Announces Progressive Price Hike for Bleached Eucalyptus Kraft Pulp

(Spain, June 19, 2017) Spanish pulp producer Ence has announced a price increase rise

eldoradoBrasil_generic
Link: Chile’s Copec in talks to buy pulpmaker Eldorado Brasil

(Sao Paulo/Santiago, June 19, 2017) A unit of Chile’s Empresas Copec SA is in

OCC_generic
Link: spike in Chinese demand boosts OCC prices

(London, U.K., May 11, 2017) Having nosedived around the start of the second quarter,

lecta_logo
Lecta Merchanting Division Announces Price Increase for Its Paper Grades

(Spain, June 13, 2017) Lecta Merchanting Division, made up of Torraspapel Distribution in France,

cartonPrinter
Graphic Packaging Agrees to Acquire Carton Craft Corporation

(USA, June 13, 2017) Graphic Packaging Holding Company today announced that its wholly owned

Advantage_NTT
Valmet to Supply Tissue Production Line to Sofidel in Spain

(Helsinki, Finland, June 19, 2017) Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line to

hiTec_mitsubishi
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Announces Price Increase for Thermal and Carbonless Papers

(Germany, June 14, 2017) Mitsubishi HiTec Paper has announced a price increase of 6

tubes_cores
Sonoco Restating Price Increase for All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Products

(USA, June 14, 2017) Sonoco [yesterday] announced it has restated and is implementing a

mou_sunPaper
Arkansas Expects $2 Billion Pulp Mill Build to Start in March ’18

(USA, June 19, 2017) The Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber of

yin_lab
Link: Rewritable light-printable, ink-free rewritable paper

(USA, May 2017) Scientists in the U.S are hoping to commercialise a new type

interactive_paper
Digital and Print Media to be Combined Into One; “Next generation paper” project

(UK, May 19, 2017) The University of Surrey’s Professor David Frohlich has won £1.17m

labelling_generic
Steady Growth Forecast for Global Specialty Paper Market During 2017 to 2027

(London, June 9, 2017) Sales of specialty paper will reach nearly 25000 thousand tons

corrugated_generic2
Visy Board New Zealand to Build $100 Million Corrugated Packaging Plant

(New Zealand, June 12, 2017) Visy recently announced that Visy Board New Zealand will

kemira_nanjing
Kemira Opens Its New Sizing Production Line in Nanjing, China

(Helsinki, Oct. 12, 2017) Kemira announced today the opening of its new AKD emulsion

valmet_QRT
Orchids Paper Starts Up New Tissue Paper Machine at Barnwell, SC

(USA, June 12, 2017) Orchids Paper Products announces the startup of its new 100%

corrugated_generic
WestRock completes acquisition of five US corrugated plants

(USA, 12 June 2017) WestRock Company recently announced that it has completed the acquisition

packaging_collage
Packaging industry continues to demand new solutions

(UK, 29 May 2017) Global demand for functional and barrier coatings in paper and

pulp wood
The Global Forest Industry in the 1Q/2017

(Seattle, USA, June 12, 2017) Global Pulpwood Prices: • The Global Softwood Fiber

app_logo
Link: Asia Pulp and Paper to tap increasing demand for paper for holy book

(Jakarta, Indonesia, June 12, 2017) Giant paper producer Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is

toscotec_paperPrime
Tissue machine started up at Paper Trime in Portugal

(Lisbon, 19 May 2017) Paper Prime, a company belonging to the Trevipapel Group, and

corrugated_packaging
From four wheels to two – corrugated is the driving force

(UK, 2017) Corrugated’s track record as a versatile, robust and space saving packaging solution

catawba_resolute
Resolute to Idle Coated Paper Machine at Catawba; will remove about 193,000 metric tons per year of coated paper capacity

(Canada, June 8, 2017) Resolute Forest Products on June 1 announced that it will

sca_flagstaff
SCA to Close Tissue Production Plant in the Flagstaff, Arizona

(USA, June 7, 2017) SCA said that it has decided to close the tissue

pulpPaper_generic
Brazilian pulp and paper exports increase, French pulp production rises

(Greenwich (CT), USA, June 8, 2017) While Brazilian domestic pulp consumption fell in March

startup_team
ANDRITZ successfully starts up second tissue machine with steel Yankee for Hebei Yihoucheng, China

(Graz, June 9, 2017) International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the

M&As_generic
DS Smith takes over French packaging specialist DPF Groupe

(London, UK, June 01, 2017) DS Smith Plc, the leading provider of recycled corrugated

GVParchment
Ahlstrom-Munksjö to Invest in Genuine Vegetable Parchment Products in France

(France, June 6, 2017) Ahlstrom-Munksjö announced that it will invest in new production capacity

Mondi_IQColour
Mondi Publishes New Visual Book for Its IQ Color Range of Uncoated Tinted Papers

(U.K., June 7, 2017) Mondi has published an expressive new visual book for its

SCA_Ostrand
Paper Company SCA Invests €800 Million In Pulp Expansion Project

(Sweden, May 31, 2017) SCA, the Swedish paper-product company, has announced that its ongoing

coatedpaper_generic
North American Producers of Coated Paper Announce Price Hikes

(USA, June 2, 2017) A number of coated paper producers in North America have

cng
CNG’s Lindenmeyr Munroe Division Acquires Minnesota’s Independent Paper Group

(USA, June 2, 2017) Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) announced today that its Lindenmeyr

printingpaper_generic
Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 7% in April

(Washington DC, USA, May 25, 2017) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

acquisition
Andritz to acquire Paperchine

(Graz, Austria, May 31, 2017) ANDRITZ announced that it has signed a contract for

BM_generic
Kruger Completes Commissioning of Rebuilt PM10, Linerboard Production Started

(Canada, May 31, 2017) Kruger Inc. today announced that it has completed the start-up

VTT_Biorukki
VTT to Expand Its Bio and Circular Economy Pilot Centre

(Helsinki, Finland, June 1, 2017) VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland will expand the

gondi_logo
Grupo Gondi to Build New Containerboard Mill in Mexico

(Mexico, June 1, 2017) Grupo Gondi announced that it will build a new paper

fibria
Presentation: Fibria Celulose (FBR) presents at Santander Pulp & Paper Day

(Brazil, May 25, 2017) The following slide deck was published by Fibria Celulose S.A.

jkpaper_logo
Link / India: JK Paper lines up Rs 650 crore for investment, capex

(Chennai, India, May 24, 2017) JK Paper Ltd (JKPL) has lined up an investment

fitch
Fitch Downgrades Klabin’s ratings to BB+; outlook revised to Stable

(Rio de Janeiro, 16 May 2017) Fitch Ratings has downgraded Klabin S.A.’s (Klabin) Long-Term

bilt_logo
Link: BILT Graphic debt update – “may get a cash infusion of Rs. 400 crore”

(New Delhi, May 23, 2017) The debt-laden Ballarpur Industries Ltd (BILT) may get a

ebbok_realBook
Link / UK: real book sales surge as ebooks slow down

(London, May 2017) The digital revolution was expected to kill traditional publishing. But print

pelita
Link: Indonesia’s PT TEL to replace acacia with eucalyptus pellita

(Singapore, May 19, 2017) Indonesian market pulp producer PT Tanjung Enim Lestari (PT TEL)

india_newspapers
Print media in India growing … despite digital news

(Mumbai, India, May 09, 2017) Contrary to trends in the developed world where print

puma_klabin
Klabin’s Puma mill operating at full (100%) capacity

(Brazil, April 28, 2017) Klabin’s 1.5 million tonne/yr (BEK) Puma pulp mill in Brazil

rcp
Recovered paper market – Q1 review: market hit by freight hikes / increased stocks

(Brussels, April 26, 2017) While recovered paper grades posted a relatively strong quarter, prices

recycled_newsprint_generic
The rise and fall of recycled content in newsprint

(Montreal, Canada, May 08, 2017) In March 2017 the newsprint mill in Thorold, Ontario

fibria
Fibria recorded 1Q net income of R$ 329 million; net revenue decreased

(Brazil, May 09, 2017) Fibria recorded net income of R$ 329 million ($102.8 million)

tranlin_chesterfield
Chinese firm Tranlin (aka Vastly) delays $2 billion pulp and paper mill in Virginia, USA

(Chesterfield, Virginia, USA, May 03, 2017) A $2 billion paper mill planned for eastern

iba_logo
Brazilian pulp exports in Q1/17 totaled 3.3MT, up 5.5% YoY, according to Ibá; pulp production also up

(Brazil, May 03, 2017) Pulp production recorded 3.0% growth in the first quarter of

Fibria_main
1Q/17 Global HW Pulp Market Review: Growth of 338K t in global demand for BEKP (Feb/17 vs. Feb/16); demand supports price hikes

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 28, 2017) This year began on a more positive note

Q1_2017_review
Pulp firm Mercer reviews Q1/17 market: “steady rise in Q1 pulp prices; strong demand”

(Calgary, Canada, April 28, 2017) "In term of the pulp markets, demand has been

PrimeLineW8
Andritz starts up twelfth tissue machine for Hengan Group

(Graz, Austria, May 05, 2017) Andritz has successfully started up the tissue machine supplied

hikes
Market conditions (tight supplies) favour pulp price hikes especially in 1H 2017

(April 26, 2017) On a whole, market conditions favour pulp price hikes (especially hardwood).

rcp
Link: record recovered paper rates in the U.S

(USA, April 2017) Another month, another record-setting several weeks for recovered paper pricing. … At

klabin_generic
Klabin Reports Strong First Quarter 2017 Results

(Brazil, May 01, 2017) Klabin, Brazil’s largest paper producer and exporter, on April 27

IP_HQ
International Paper Reports First Quarter 2017 Earnings

(Memphis, USA, April 27, 2017) International Paper (NYSE: IP) today reported first quarter 2017

paperManufacture_generic
Is the Paper Industry Getting Greener? Five Questions Answered

(New York, May 01, 2017) By Gary M. Scott, Professor and Chair of the

ECOMMERCEbOOM_GENERIC
Link: China fighting environmental consequences of e-commerce boom

(UK, March 22, 2017) Some 31.3 billion parcels were shipped across the country in

exports
Link: slowdown in UK’s RCP exports to China

(April 13, 2017) For the UK, a large proportion of whose annual recovered paper

proGest_mantova
Kemira Awarded Chemical Management Contract by Pro-Gest for Containerboard Machine Start-up in Italy

(Helsinki, April 20, 2017) Kemira has been awarded a start-up contract at Pro-Gest Mantova

sappi
Sappi Europe to Increase Price for Packaging and Speciality Grades

(Brussels, April 20, 2017) Sappi Europe has announced prices increases for all Packaging and

corrugated_generic
Prowell to Increase Corrugated Sheet Production Capacities in Central Europe

(Germany, April 21, 2017) Prowell, a company belonging to Progroup AG, pursues its Two

myths_facts
The truth about print and paper

(Canada, April 14, 2017) There are so many claims and falsehoods swirling around the

linerbaord_generic
Nippon Tokai Industrial Paper Supply to Hike Price for Linerboard and Corrugated Medium

(Japan, April 12, 2017) Nippon Tokai Industrial Paper Supply Co., Ltd. on April 4

UPM_Steyrermühl
UPM expands its newsprint production in Austria

(Helsinki, April 13, 2017) UPM Paper ENA has a strong foothold all over Europe.

finepaper_generic
Japan Pulp and Paper to expand footprint in Australia / NZ; BJ Ball and K.W. Doggett Fine Paper to combine operations

(Tokyo, April 12, 2017) Japan Pulp and Paper, the country’s largest paper trading house,

sca_collage
SCA to split in two listed companies

(Sweden, April 06, 2017) SCA’s shareholders voted in favour of the Board of Director’s

board_generic
Rengo Group establishes new company in Thailand

(Japan, April 11, 2017) Japanese Rengo Company recently announced that its wholly owned subsidiaries

ModuloPlus_toscotec
Ariete chooses Toscotec for the installation of a new tissue machine

(Italy, April 06, 2017) Ariete S.r.l., Italian company producing high quality tissue paper, has

paperSac_generic
Eurosac highlights convincing arguments for paper sacks for food

(Paris, France, April 11, 2017) Numerous requirements in terms of hygiene, handling and storage

gapCon_logo
Italian tissue paper machine maker seals Bolivian contract

(Italy, April 10, 2017) Italian tissue paper machine producer GapCon Tissue S.r.l. has obtained

toscotec_AHEAD
Wepa starts up the new tissue machine at its Piechowice plant

(Poland, April 10, 2017) Wepa Group announces the successful start-up of the new Toscotec’s

valmet_THRU_AIR
Valmet to supply Irving Consumer Products with TAD Tissue Machine

(Helsinki, April 7, 2017) Valmet announced that it will supply a new Advantage ThruAir

thiele_generic
Thiele Kaolin Acquires Short Mountain Silica

(USA, April 7, 2017) Thiele Kaolin Company of Sandersville, Georgia today announced the acquisition

TwinWirePress_andritz_2
Andritz to upgrade wet lap plant for Thai Paper

(Graz, Austria, April 10, 2017) Andritz has received an order to upgrade the wet

pmp_IntelliJet_generic
PMP to supply hydraulic headbox to Sappi North America’s PM12 In Minnesota

(Poland, April 06, 2017) PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Sappi North

shoe_press_generic
Kyiv CPM started up a new shoe press at its PM2 in Ukraine

(Ukraine, April 11, 2017) Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill started up a new shoe

pulpPaper_generic
Link: Pulp and Paper Industry Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities

(Indonesia, 11 April 2017) The Indonesian Pulp & Paper Association (APKI) says most of

app
Asia Pulp & Paper Group’s (APP) Statement on FSC’s Conditional Approval of the Roadmap to End Disassociation

(Jakarta, Indonesia, April 6, 2017) Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) welcomes the Forest

glatfelter_logo
Glatfelter and Dreamweaver Win Excellence Award at INDEX 2017

(USA, March 10, 2017) Glatfelter on March 7 announced its Composite Fibers business unit,

toscotec_machine
Toscotec receives eight orders from APP; scheduled to come on stream in Q4 2017 and Q1 2018

(Italy, April 04, 2017) Toscotec has received in total 8 (eight) Tissue Machine order

hiTec_mitsubishi
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper to Hike Price for Specialty Papers

(Germany, March 31, 2017) Mitsubishi HiTec Paper said that it will implement a 6-8%

board
FajarPaper Starts Up New Corrugated Medium Paper Machine in Indonesia

(Indonesia, March 31, 2017) FajarPaper on March 24 started up its newest paper machine,

stickers
Ahlstrom and Munksjö Have Resolved to Complete Merger

(Sweden, March 31, 2017) The Boards of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation and Munksjö Oyj

IP_pensacola
International Paper’s Pensacola Mill Resumes Full Operations

(Memphis, April 4, 2017) International Paper’s Pensacola Mill in Cantonment, Fla., has successfully resumed

voith_xcelline
Efficient production with Voith XcelLine tissue machines

(Heidenheim, Germany, April 05, 2017) Tissue World in Milan will be the ideal place

finnpulp
Finnpulp granted environmental permit; first intelligent bioproduct plant in the world

(Helsinki, March 31, 2017) The Regional State Administrative Agency has granted the environmental permit

optiM_Valmet
Ittihad International Investment orders fine paper machine

(Helsinki, March 29, 2017) Valmet will supply a fine paper line for Ittihad International

upm_kymi
UPM Kymi pulp mill expansion project targets reach rooftop

(Helsinki, March 30, 2017) Today’s the day of the UPM Kymi pulp mill Kymi-870

calhoun_resolute
Resolute Forest Products Starts-up New Tissue Machine at Calhoun Mill in Tennessee

(USA, March 29, 2017) Resolute Forest Products today announced the successful start-up of its

cmpc
CMPC reports 2% sales increase in 4Q

(Chile, March 29, 2017) Empresas CMPC S.A. (CMPC) announced its audited results for 4Q

toscotec_machine
EuroVast has chosen Toscotec to expand its Botticino plant; the new TM with a maximum production capacity up to 30,000 tonnes/year

(Italy, March 24, 2017) The new machine, a MODULO-PLUS crescent former with single press

estonia
Estonian investors eye €1 billion pulp mill

(Estonia, March 27, 2017) A group of Estonian investors have unveiled plans to build

pratt_industries
Pratt Industries Officially Opens New Corrugated Box Factory in Beloit, Wisconsin

(USA, March 23, 2017) Pratt Industries on March 20 officially opened its newest corrugated

tembec_temmiscaming
Tembec to invest $136 million in Quebec operations

(Canada, March 24, 2017) Tembec today announced a four-year $136 million capital investment program

Rondo_Ganahl
Rondo Ganahl to take over German packaging specialist

(Germany, March 24, 2017) Rondo Ganahl AG is to fully take over the German

thimm_holledau
Holledau plant has started operations

(Germany, March 27, 2017) The new Holledau plant for Thimm Verpackung in Bavaria, Germany,

huntsman_trioxide
Huntsman to close remaining operations at its plant in Calais, France

(France, March 27, 2017) Huntsman Corporation has announced a plan to close the white

sappi
Pöyry Awarded Detailed Design Contract for Paper Machine Rebuild at Sappi’s Somerset Mill

(Johannesburg, South Africa, March 21, 2017) Pöyry announced that it has been awarded a

printingpaper_generic
Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Decreased 8 Percent in February 2017

(Washington DC, USA, March 22, 2017) The American Forest & Paper Association has released

papyrus
Papyrus Holding becomes OptiGroup

(March 31, 2017) Papyrus Group today announced a new identity and the way it

magazinepaper
Why Everyone is Falling in Love with Print Again

(USA, March 14, 2017) In this incredibly convenient and efficient digital age, why are

containerboard_production
Installation of new containerboard machine at Stora Enso Ostroleka not yet decided

(Gernsbach, Germany, 16 Mar 2017) Stora Enso has not yet decided whether to build

UBS_logo
Ratings: Brazil pulpmakers — UBS sees short-term price steam reversing later; raise HW price forecast to $551 from $492

(Mumbai, March 16, 2017) According to UBS Securities analysts, pulp price support is likely

PM_generic
China Paper Corporation to invest in a new pulp & paper mill in Russian Far East

(Russia, March 03, 2017) China Paper Corporation has declared its readiness to invest more

rewinder
Ciriè paper mill starts up new rewinder

(Italy, March 15, 2017) Sonoco Alcore recently started up A.Celli Paper rewinder model AC842

norske_tasmania
Norske Skog announces price increases

(NZ, March 15, 2017) Norske Skog, a global leader in production of newsprint and

adtone
Huhtamaki unveils Adtone cup with digital content

(Finland, March 16, 2017) Huhtamaki Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania introduced AdtoneTM, a single-use paper cup with

steralia
Munksjö launches Steralia

(Sweden, March 20, 2017) Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced specialty papers, announces the

corrugating_medium
GTI received an order from Lake Utopia Paper

(Canada, March 17, 2017) Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) has been awarded a contract to

sonoco_recycling
Sonoco implementing price increase for paperboard tubes and cores in the U.S., Canada and Europe

(USA, March 13, 2017) Sonoco today announced it is implementing price increases for all

closing_down_sample
Deutsche Papier to close doors

(Gernsbach, Germany, 10 Mar 2017) Germany’s paper merchant Deutsche Papier Vertriebs GmbH is closing

cepi_logo
CEPI Says Establishment of ‘Real’ Recycling Rates in Europe Targets Where Investment is Needed Most

(USA, March 14, 2017) The European Parliament has today opted to follow the ambitious

ChongQing_LeeMan
Lee & Man’s annual net profit soars 22.7% year on year

(Hong Kong, March 07, 2017) Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing, one of China’s leading

juicebox
Double success for Metsä Board at prestigious iF Design Awards

(Helsinki, Finland, 13 March 2017) Metsä Board’s highly creative designs achieved a double success

cardboard
Kyiv CPM starts production of cardboard KTU VP; for flat layers of corrugated cardboard

(Ukraine, March 14, 2017) Since March 2017 Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill starts production

suzano
Brazil’s Suzano raises China pulp prices to $660 per tonne

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 13, 2017) Brazilian wood pulp and paper producer Suzano Papel

testliner
Slovak producer Bukoza to invest €25M in new facility

(Bratislava, March 13, 2017) Slovak pulp, cellulose and wood products maker Bukoza has unveiled

absorbent
Link: Diaper-wearing baby boomers are a boon for paper industry

(London, March 10, 2017) As population ages, sales are climbing for absorbent hygiene products.

stickers
The combination of Ahlstrom and Munksjö is approved by the European Commission and expected to be completed in the beginning of April 2017

(Helsinki, Finland, March 13, 2017) The combination of Ahlstrom and Munksjö is approved by

krima
Cellwood to upgrade stock preparation line for Sattur Sri Duplex Boards in Sattur, India

(Nässjö, Sweden, March 14, 2017) Cellwood Machinery was awarded an order from Sattur Sri

lidloc
Metsä Board Introduces Innovative One-Piece Paper Cup, Lidloc

(Helsinki, Finland, March 6, 2017) Metsä Board introduced a new paperboard cup design concept

paperboard
Caraustar to Increase Price on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Grades

(USA, March 9, 2017) Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced a price increase of $75 per

thorold_mill
Resolute Announces Indefinite Idling of Thorold Newsprint Mill

(Thorold, ON., Canada, March 10, 2017) Resolute Forest Products today announced the indefinite idling

IP_HQ
International Paper Named As a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company

(Memphis, USA, March 13, 2017) International Paper has been recognized once again by the

forecast
BMO’s 2017-2018 Forecast Rollout (for pulp/paper)

(Montreal, Canada, January 2017) The pulp and paper space faces some challenges in 2017.

tres_lagoas
Eldorado postpones start-up of Três Lagoas BEK pulp line to 2020

(Gernsbach, Germany, March 03, 2017) Eldorado Brasil has revised the start-up date of the

valmet_containerboard
Valmet to supply two containerboard machines for Nine Dragons; will produce testliner and fluting

(Helsinki, March 08, 2017) Valmet will supply two containerboard production lines and related automation

pricehike
Link: Indian paper cos push through price hikes supported by costlier imports

(Mumbai, March 09, 2017) Since January, most paper companies have raised prices at least

debt_generic
Link: BILT in talks with banks to raise funding

(New Delhi, February 13, 2017) The debt-laden Ballarpur Industries Ltd (BILT) is in advanced

andritz_papermachine
ANDRITZ to convert paper machine and supply a new stock preparation line for Burgo Avezzano, Italy

(Graz, Austria, March 06, 2017) International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from

smart_packaging
2017 Paper Industry Trends

(Canada, January 24, 2017) The continuous advances in the tissue paper industry have enabled

acquisition
Euromoney Institutional Investor to acquire RISI for $125 million

(London, UK, March 3, 2017) Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (“Euromoney”), the international online information

sunscreen
Link: Waste from paper-making could create a stronger sunscreen

(Canada, March 03, 2017) Sunscreen’s UV-blocking power could get a major boost from the

VTT_research
New use for paper industry’s sludge and fly ash; can replace up to 50% of oil-based polypropylene

(Helsinki, Finland, March 08, 2017) VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland examined, as part

recycled_paper
Link: Paper, paper, everywhere, and not a scrap to waste

(Canada, Feb, 24, 2017) Every Tuesday night I come face-to-face with the twin issues

hikes
Link / China: paper producers hike prices riding on surging demand and limited supply

(Shanghai, China, March 06, 2017) Chinese demand continues to outstrip capacity, with pulp /

ilim
Russian paper major Ilim Group identifies 5 priority regions in the Chinese market

(Russia, 2 March 2017) On March 2, Ilim Group held an off-site business conference

app_valmet
Valmet-supplied fine paper line for Asia Symbol Paper started-up in China

(China, 7 March, 2017) Valmet-supplied fine paper production line for Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper

morrum_sodra
Södra to increase price for NBSK pulp in Europe

(Stockholm, Sweden, March 07, 2017) As of April 1st 2017 Södra is raising the

papcel_generic
Czech paper machine maker to acquire Italian producer

(Prague, March 07, 2017) Czech paper machine producer Papcel a.s. has unveiled plans to

cascades_generic
Cascades reports 4Q sales of $979 million

(Canada, 7 March, 2017) Cascades Inc. 4Q 2016 sales of $979 million increased by

ence_logo
Ence posts a net profit of Euro 38.7 million in 2016

(Spain, 7 March, 2017) Ence – Energía y Celulosa - posted a net profit

doubleA_generic
Double A joins PEFC as an international stakeholder member

(Bangkok, Thailand, March 06, 2017) Double A, a major pulp and paper producer in

ranpak_packaging
Ranpak acquires E3neo

(Ohio, USA, March 07, 2017) With over 20 years of experience improving and automating

maltaDecor_generic
Polish paper maker to raise output capacity

(Poland, March 06, 2017) Polish paper producer Malta Decor Ltd has unveiled plans to

paperCups_generic
Huhtamaki invests in new paper cup manufacturing unit in Kiev

(Helsinki, March 06, 2017) Huhtamaki will set up a greenfield paper cup manufacturing unit

recycled_paper
Link: record global recovered fibre consumption pushing up prices

(March 2, 2017) China started to enter the market more in 1996, helping to

printingpaper_generic
Total U.S. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 5% in January; boxboard production dipped slightly in January 2017

(Washington, USA, Feb. 28, 2017) The American Forest & Paper Association has released its

valmet_1
Hayat Kimya started up new tissue production line in Egypt

(Cairo, Feb. 27, 2017) Hayat Kimya’s started up a new tissue machine (TM6) in

port_angeles
Nippon Paper Industries agrees to sell Port Angeles Paper mill to Bio-Pappel

(USA, March 2, 2017) Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. today announced the sale of

kappa_laser
Smurfit Kappa Collaborates with Sun Chemical on Laser-based Marking for Packaging

(Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 27, 2017) Smurfit Kappa has collaborated with Sun Chemical to deliver

folding_carton
A&R Carton and Packages Limited Sign Partnership Agreement

(Sweden, March 1, 2017) A&R Carton AB of Lund, Sweden, and Packages Limited of

recard_tissue
Recard to supply Star Paper mill with new tissue production line in Abu Dhabi; capacity 38K t.p.a.

(Italy, Feb. 28, 2017) Recard announced that it will supply Star Paper Mill Ltd.

(Image: courtesy A.Celli Paper)
A.Celli Paper to supply new tissue machine to Grupo Corporativo Papelera; capacity 34K t.p.a.

(Italy, Feb. 28, 2017) A.Celli Paper to supply a high-speed tissue machine with a

sca_regio_tissue
SCA to invest $105 million in tissue plant in Mexico

(Mexico, Feb. 24, 2017) SCA will invest about USD 105 million (approx. SEK 950m)

shipment_generic
January 2017 pulp stats; global pulp shipments up 11.2%

(Brussels, Belgium, March 01, 2017) Highlights January 2017 pulp stats: • World producer stocks up

roadmap
European Paper Industry Launches Bold Investment Roadmap

(Brussels, Feb. 27, 2017) The European paper industry today has launched the reviewed version

papyrus
Papyrus takes over Procurator

(Sweden, Feb. 23, 2017) Swedish paper merchant Papyrus has finalised the acquisition of Procurator,

sonoco_generic
Sonoco to acquire Peninsula Packaging

(USA, Feb. 17, 2017) Sonoco , one of the largest diversified global packaging companies,

oji_sydney
Link: Oji to boost Australian capacity with new plant

(Tokyo, January 07, 2017) Oji Holdings will construct a new Australian plant for food-grade

printingpaper_generic
Nippon Paper Industries announced price hike for printing and communication papers in Japan

(Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 21, 2017) Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. today announced price increases

papermill_generic
Chinese company to build biggest paper mill in Ethiopia

(Addis Ababa, Jan. 17, 2017) China Engineering Corporation (CEC) has signed an agreement with

goic_logo
Link: Paper industry investments in Gulf valued at $3.9bn

(Qatar, Feb. 20, 2017) The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) announced in a

pulpPaper_generic
Paper Exports of Indonesia Fall on US & Aussie Anti-Dumping Duty

(Djakarta, Indonesia, January 09, 2017) Indonesian paper manufacturers may see their exports fall further

sackKraft_generic
Sack and kraft packaging demand shifting to consumer applications

(UK, 21 February 2017) World demand for sack and kraft paper used in packaging

tissuepaper_generic
Romanian tissue paper production up 16% in 2016

(Bucharest, Romania, Feb. 21, 2017) Romanian tissue paper makers managed to expand their total

suzano
Suzano earmarks R$720 million in 2017 to diversify product mix and improve production efficiency

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb. 21, 2017) Suzano Pulp and Paper said that it will

containerboard_production
U.S. Containerboard Production Increased 1.5 Percent in January 2017

(Washington DC, Feb. 21, 2017) The American Forest & Paper Association released its January

sirpur
Link / India: Sirpur Paper Mill put up for sale by banks

(Adilabad, Telengana, India, Feb. 2017) The closed Sirpur Paper Mills Limited (SPM) has been

EPN_logo
New Product Category Rule Developed for Roundwood and Pulp/Paper

(Emeryville, California, Jan 25, 2017) An innovative Product Category Rule (PCR) specifying rules for

molded_fiber
New Study Projects Steady Growth for Molded Fiber Pulp Packaging in Western Europe

(Feb. 16, 2017) Future Market Insights (FMI) in its upcoming outlook titled “Moulded Fibre

SC_paper
Stora Enso to shut down one SC paper machine at Kvarnsveden mill in Sweden

(Stockholm, Sweden, Feb. 16, 2017) Stora Enso today announced that it will start co-determination

fourthQuarter_generic
Pulp firm Mercer reviews Q4/16: “growth in softwood deliveries continue to be strong; looking at strong prices in February / March”

(Calgary, Canada , Feb. 10, 2017) [Extracts from Q4 2016 Financial Report & Conference

board_machine
Andritz to upgrade board machine for Consorzio Cartiere in Tivoli; capacity increase from 78,000 to over 100,000 t/a

(Graz, Austria, Feb. 15, 2017) Andritz was awarded an order from Consorzio Cartiere in

print_vs_ebook_generic
Link: A case for print vs. digital; “replicating print in a digital device not so easy”

(USA, December 2016) In digital journalists Roger Fidler’s vision of the future, news and

catalyst_logo
Catalyst Introduces New Line of Lightweight Flexible Packaging Papers, LEAP

(Canada, Feb. 15, 2017) Catalyst Paper announced a new line of packaging papers, branded

machine_glazed
Verso Introduces NK Series of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine Glazed Papers

(New York, Feb. 14, 2017) Verso today announced the introduction of its NK Series,

fourthQuarter_generic2
Resolute FY 2016 sales drop 3 per cent year-over-year

(Montreal, Canada, Feb. 14, 2017) Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported a net loss for

bag_in_box
Smurfit Kappa Expands its Bag-in-Box Business in Europe with Acquisition of Litbag

(Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 14, 2017) Smurfit Kappa announces an agreement to purchase the company

valmet_conditionMonitoring
Valmet receives an order system from Anhui Shanying Paper in China

(Helsinki, Feb. 15, 2017) Valmet has received an order for an online condition monitoring

archroma_generic
Archroma extends tetrasulfonated optical brightening agents capacity in Europe; supports future innovation in sustainable whiteness solutions

(Spain, Feb. 14, 2017) Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, recently

4Q_neenah
Neenah Paper Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

(Alpharetta, Ga., USA, Feb. 15, 2017) Neenah Paper, Inc. (NYSE: NP) today reported 2016

pulp wood
Södra to Increase Market Price for Softwood Pulp in Europe

(Sweden, Feb. 10, 2017) Södra announced that it will increase its market price for

yongle_tape
Avery Dennison to acquire Yongle Tape Company Ltd.

(USA, Feb. 13, 2017) Avery Dennison has agreed to acquire Yongle Tape Company Ltd.,

4Q_norske
Norske Skog reports 4Q net loss of NOK 124 million

(Norway, Feb. 09, 2017) Norske Skog’s gross operating earnings (GOE) was NOK 1 049

kapstone
KapStone Paper and Packaging Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

(USA, Feb. 8, 2017) KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) today reported preliminary results

clearwater_shelby
Clearwater Paper announces second tissue machine and converting facility in North Carolina

(Shelby, USA, Feb. 9, 2017) Clearwater Paper today announced plans to build a new

mondi_simet
Mondi to launch heavy-duty corrugated cardboard production in Poland; expanded product range

(London, Jan. 14, 2017) Mondi Group has unveiled plans to launch production of heavy-duty

altri_celbi
Andritz to supply fiberline upgrade to Altri Celbi

(Graz, Austria, Feb. 09, 2017) Andritz has been selected to upgrade the brown stock

MCF_plant
Link: Microcellulose gains foothold in paperboard

(Sweden, January 24, 2017) Stora Enso and BillerudKorsnäs announce plans to phase in microfibrillated

processum_generic
Swedish Processum to lead major nanocellulose project; will develop new applications on a large scale

(Stockholm, Sweden, Feb. 09, 2017) Processum announced the start of an SEK 8 million

shipments
Brazil’s Export Volumes of Pulp, Paper and Wood Panels Increased in 2016

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb.8, 2017) The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) announced that combined export

IPMA_logo
India’s domestic paper consumption at over 16 MTPA (with imports at over 2 MTPA); demand projected to grow to 23 – 36 MTPA by 2024-25

(New Delhi, January 2017) As in the past, the Indian Paper Manufacturers Association (IPMA)

cepi_generic
Europe: stats show small drop in 2016 paper & board production over 2015; packaging grades to continue to grow

(Brussels, Belgium, Feb. 07, 2017) Paper and board production in CEPI countries shows a

4Q_sappi
Sappi reports strong first quarter results; to reduce European graphic paper capacity by 200,000 tpa by 2020

(Johannesburg, S Africa, Feb. 08, 2017) Sappi Limited reported results for its fiscal first

resoluteforest_generic
Resolute Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter and 2016 Results; Q4 net loss of $45 million

(Montréal, Canada, Feb. 2, 2017) Resolute Forest Products Inc. today reported a net loss

4Q_glatfelter
Glatfelter Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings

(USA, Feb. 7, 2017) Glatfelter today reported net income of $21.6 million, or $0.49

fourthQuarter_generic2
Graphic Packaging Holding Company reports fourth quarter and full year 2016 results

(USA, Feb. 7, 2017) Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK), a leading provider of packaging

fourthQuarter_generic
Link: UPM 4Q results — “cautious outlook and dividend caution”

(Helsinki, Jan. 31, 2017) A cautious outlook and dividend disappointment knocked shares in Finnish

sappi_finepaper
Sappi Europe to Increase Prices for its European Coated and Uncoated Fine Papers

(Brussels, Feb. 7, 2017) Sappi Europe announced that it will increase prices for all

Lecta_CWF
Lecta to Hike Prices for all its 2-side CWF Paper Grades in Europe

(Spain, Feb. 8, 2017) Lecta announced that it will increase the prices of all

molded_wooden
Sonoco Announces Price Increase in North America for Molded Wooden Plugs

(USA, Feb. 07, 2017) The Reels Division of Sonoco today announced it is implementing

testliner
Asahi Shiko becames wholly-owned subsidiary of Rengo; will work toward expanding the Rengo Group corrugated board business

(Japan, Feb. 07, 2017) Rengo Co., Ltd. has acquired all of Nippon Paper Industries’

digitization_generic
Digitalization and automation crucial for the survival of Scandinavian industries

(Stockholm, Feb. 08, 2017) There is an urgent need to create a new industrial

3D_printing
Shaping the future with 3D printing; opportunities for the forest industry?

(Stockholm, Sweden, 07 February 2017) 3D printing is emerging as one of the game

biofor_logo
What to expect at BIOFOR International

(Montreal, Canada, 07 February 2017) Following a very successful first edition, the BIOFOR International

sustainable_generic
Hong Kong consumers willing to pay a premium for sustainable paper products

(Hong Kong, February 07, 2017) Gold East Trading (Hong Kong) Company Limited, a subsidiary

heniola_mill
Stora Enso invests Euro 28 million in Heinola fluting mill

(Helsinki, Finland, Feb. 06, 2017) Stora Enso is investing Euro 28 million at its

excelsior
Mondi Group Acquires Excelsior Technologies for GBP 33 Million

(London, Feb. 6, 2017) Mondi Group has acquired 100% of the outstanding share capital

UPM_Steyrermühl
UPM to switch off PM 3 at Steyrermühl end of March; 305K tpy of publication paper capacity taken off the market

(Helsinki, Finland, Feb. 02, 2017) After the closure of PM 2 at the Augsburg

FrayBentos_UPM
UPM denies speculations of alleged pulp mill investment in Uruguay

(Helsinki / Montevideo, Feb. 03, 2017) UPM recently stated that it is not engaged

sca_collage
SCA fined by Poland’s competition watchdog

(Warsaw, Feb. 01, 2017) Poland’s competition watchdog UOKiK has handed fines for a total

PehartTec_Dej
Romanian tissue paper maker secures €24M to increase output capacity

(Bucharest, Romania, Feb. 06, 2017) Romanian tissue paper producer Pehart Tec has obtained a

metsa_generic
Metsä Tissue becomes fully owned by Metsäliitto Cooperative

(Helsinki, Finland, Feb. 06, 2017) Metsä Group’s parent company Metsäliitto Cooperative has purchased Jozef

sustainable_packaging
U.S. Paper and Wood Products Manufacturers Strive to Build on Industry Sustainability Progress

(Washington, DC, Feb. 4, 2017) Underscoring the U.S. pulp, paper, packaging, tissue and wood

fibria
4Q/16 Global HW Pulp Market Review: sharp recovery in demand supported price hikes for China and Europe

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, January 31, 2017) The fourth quarter of 2016 was marked by

fibria
Fibria ends 2016 with higher sales, strong net income growth and robust cash position

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, January 31, 2017) Fibria, a Brazilian forestry company and the world’s

klabin_generic
Klabin Reports Fourth Quarter, Full 2016 Results

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Feb. 02, 2017) Klabin reported consecutive growth in its results for

IP_generic
International Paper reports 4Q net sales of $5.4 billion

(Memphis, USA, Feb. 02, 2017) International Paper (NYSE: IP) today reported full-year 2016 net

npi_logo
NPI enters India’s paper container processing business; has acquired India’s largest paper cup manufacturer

(Tokyo, Jan. 31, 2017) Nippon Paper Industries in December 2016 decided to acquire 100%

(Image: courtesy A.Celli Paper)
A.Celli Paper to supply four tissue rewinders to Jiangxi mill

(Italy, Feb. 01, 2017) Shanghai Taison Pulp-Making, Taison Group, ordered 4 of tissue rewinders

sappi
Sappi launches new website

(Johannesburg, South Africa, January 30, 2017) Sappi Limited (JSE), a leading global provider of

graphic_papers
Total European Shipments of Graphic Papers in November 2016 Down 1.4% versus Nov. 2015

(Brussels, Belgium, Feb. 1, 2017) EURO-GRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers, published

kapstone
KapStone Acquires Associated Packaging Inc.

(USA, Feb. 1, 2017) KapStone Paper and Packaging today announced that it has completed

mondi)generic2
Mondi Group CEO David Hathorn to Retire, Peter Oswald Named Successor

(London, UK, Feb. 2, 2017) Mondi Group announced that David Hathorn, Group Chief Executive

ChongQing_LeeMan
Four Valmet supplied tissue lines started up within three months at Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing in China

(Helsinki, Finland, January 30, 2017) Four Valmet supplied tissue lines has been successfully started

UPM_office
UPM Chief Executive Says 2016 a Financially Record Year

(Helsinki, Jan. 31, 2017) UPM’s President and CEO, Jussi Pesonen, made the following comments

PCA
Packaging Corp. of America Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

(USA, Jan. 31, 2017) Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) today reported fourth quarter 2016

hamburgerContainer_logo
Hamburger Containerboard invests EUR 20 million in Gelsenkirchen mill

(Germany, Jan. 30, 2017) Hamburger Containerboard said it has completed an EUR 20 million

mondi_generic
Mondi to invest EUR 470 million in modernisation and expansion of its Steti mill

(Johannesburg, South Africa, Jan. 30, 2017) Mondi announced that it will invest EUR 470

Domtar_Johnsonburg
Domtar to invest $25 million in upgrade projects at paper facilities in Pennsylvania

(USA, Jan. 30, 2017) Domtar Corp. will spend about $25 million to convert boilers

romCarton_generic
Romcarton Bucharest to launch new corrugated cardboard plan

(Bucharest, Romania, Jan. 27, 2017) Romanian corrugated cardboard maker Romcarton Bucharest has unveiled plans

enerVent
Xerium Granted Patent for EnerVent Roll Cover Venting Technology

(USA, Jan. 31, 2017) Xerium Technologies announced today that the US Patent and Trademark

toscotec
Two new Toscotec’s tissue machines delivered to Vinda Paper; will bring a further increase of 60,000 tons/year

(Italy / China, Jan. 24, 2017) In December 2016, the Italian supplier Toscotec S.p.A.

containerboard_production
Valmet to supply three board machine rebuilds in North America

(Helsinki, Finland, Jan. 23, 2017) Valmet will supply three board machine rebuilds in North

beihai_stora
Stora Enso reconsiders plans to build a chemical pulp mill in Beihai, China

(Helsinki, Finland, Jan. 19, 2017) Stora Enso has initiated a process with the Government

westrock_logo
WestRock to Acquire Multi Packaging Solutions for $1.39 Billion

(USA, Jan. 24, 2017) WestRock Company and Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited) (MPS) announced

burgo_logo
Burgo to convert Avezzano fine paper mill to recycled containerboard

(Gernsbach, Germany, Jan. 25, 2017) Burgo has signed agreement with local and regional authorities

boxboard
Total U.S. Boxboard Production Up Slightly in December 2016

(Washington DC, USA, Jan. 19, 2017) The American Forest & Paper Association released its

folding_boxboard
Andritz to deliver folding box board production line to Kama Karton

(Graz, Austria, January 19, 2017) Andritz has received an order from Kama Karton LLC,

crown_paper
Crown announces investments at Montebello Container

(USA, Jan. 24, 2017) Crown Paper Group has announced executive promotions, capital investments, and

Arkhangelsk
Valmet to Supply Evaporation Plant to Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper in Russia

(Helsinki, Jan. 18, 2017) Valmet will supply a new evaporation plant, a combustion plant

SCA_UK
SCA Strengthens Its Tissue Business in the UK

(London, Jan 26, 2017) SCA has announced a number of measures to meet the

jpGould_logo
Gould Paper Corporation Rebrands as “JP Gould”

(New York, Jan. 19, 2017) Gould Paper Corporation, a supplier of paper and supply

voith_rollCover
Voith expands Austell Facility’s Roll Cover Technology Capabilities

(Heidenheim, Germany, Jan. 19, 2017) Voith Paper is increasing the offerings of its high-performing

acquisition
Lindenmeyr Munroe Acquires KFI Technology

(Trenton, N.J., USA, Jan. 19, 2017) Central National Gottesman announced today that its Lindenmeyr

Sustainable_Packaging
Sappi and Felix Schoeller to jointly develop sustainable packaging solutions

(London, 19 January, 2017) Sappi Europe and Felix Schoeller Group have entered into a

release_paper
Study shows compostability of silicone coated paper release liner

(Sweden, January 18, 2017) Munksjö and a leading suppliers of release papers for the

antalis_logo
Antalis Acquires Ireland Paper Merchant, Swan Paper

(UK, Jan. 21, 2017) Antalis announced on Jan. 14 that it acquired the assets

kimberly_clark_brands
Kimberly-Clark reports 4Q sales of $4.5 billion

(USA, January 25, 2017) Kimberly-Clark Corporation's sales of $4.5 billion in the 4Q 2016

kemira
Kemira Increases Prices of Polymer Products in Americas

(USA, Jan. 23, 2017) Kemira is announcing price increases on polyacrylamide polymers in all

idempapers
Idempapers builds its future; specialty paper company facing various internal and external challenges

(Brussels, Belgium, Jan. 23, 2017) Recently, Idempapers filed for a Procédure en Réorganisation Judiciaire

kaiCell_bioFuture
KaiCell Fibers has entered the full Feasibility Study stage for planned bio-product pulp mill in Finland

(Helsinki, Jan. 26, 2017) Finland’s KaiCell Fibers has entered the full Feasibility Study stage,

logs_generic
FNFC signs MOU with Canadian pulp, paper companies

(Canada, Jan. 27, 2017) According to Pulp & Paper Canada, the First Nations Forestry

Sodra_Morrum_pulpmill
Watch: Sodra Cell expansion documentary

(Sweden, January 27, 2017) Watch documentary highlighting Swedish pulp firm Sodra’s expansion plans here: Expansion

beihai_stora
Faced with global oversupply, Stora Enso scraps chemical pulp mill project

(Helsinki, January 19, 2017) With global pulp supply projected to increase, Stora Enso has

arrow_up_generic
New year starts with improved pulp price momentum; price hikes announced for February

(Singapore, January 17, 2017) While 2016 was a somewhat quite year for pulp prices

containers_generic
BIR World Mirror on Recovered Paper / Quarterly Report – January 2017: “steep hike in sea freight rates; OCC prices remained firm in 4Q/16”

(Brussels, Belgium, January 13, 2017) Global economies are continuing to grow at a rather

ParceLive_Internet
BillerudKorsnäs makes further investment in Internet of Packaging

(Sweden, January 17, 2017) BillerudKorsnäs is taking a further step into the Internet of

TwinWirePress_andritz_2
ANDRITZ to supply main production technologies and equipment for a new pulp mill in Lao PDR

(Graz, Austria, January 17, 2017) International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from

print_vs_ebook_generic
Link: Science Says You Should Still Keep Reading Print Books Over e-Books

(Washington DC, USA, January 2017) According to a recent article on the Good website,

containerboard_production
U.S. Containerboard Production Up 7.2% in December 2016

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

yankee_dryer
Toscotec shipped largest steel yankee dryers ever built

(Italy, January 17, 2017) On 15th December 2016, Toscotec shipped the first two TT

paperTubesCore_generic
Sonoco Implementing Price Increase for Paperboard Tubes and Cores

(USA, Jan. 13, 2017) Sonoco today announced it is implementing price increases for all

paperTubesCore_generic
Caraustar Hikes Prices on its Paper Tube, Core and Protective Packaging

(USA, Jan. 17, 2017) Caraustar Industries, Inc. announced that prices on its paper tube,

leitza_1
Lecta increases production capacity of Metalvac range of metallized papers from 25,000 to 40,000 tons

(Spain, Jan. 11, 2017) In accordance with Lecta’s strategic plan, a new coating and

Gruvon_mill
Voith to supply BillerudKorsnäs with new board machine in Sweden

(Heidenheim, Germany, Jan. 12, 2017) Voith will supply BillerudKorsnäs' Gruvön mill in Sweden with

pricehike
Pulp price hikes planned for European markets in January

(Gernsbach, Germany, 10 Jan 2017) Manufacturers of northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) have informed

URB_generic
Caraustar to Increase Price on All Uncoated Recycled Paperboard Grades

(USA, Jan. 10, 2017) Caraustar Industries announced a price increase of $60 per ton

URB_2_generic
Sonoco implementing price increase for all uncoated recycled paperboard products

(USA, Jan. 12, 2017) Sonoco announced it is implementing a $60 per ton price

imports_generic
Link: Indian paper cos seeks curb on cheaper imports

(New Delhi, India, January 12, 2017) Grappling with high cost of raw materials, the

acquisition
Papyrus to acquire Procurator

(Stockholm, Sweden, Jan. 10, 2017) Papyrus AB has agreed to acquire 100% of the

antalis_logo
Antalis taking over Swan Paper, Gregersen and TFM

(UK, 09 Jan 2017) Antalis has announced the takeover of Irish Swan Paper, Norwegian

boise_polaris
Boise Paper announces office papers product change

(USA, Jan 10, 2017) Boise Paper, a division of Packaging Corporation of America (PCA),

first_quality_tissue
First Quality Tissue to expand its operations in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania

(USA, Jan 10, 2017) First Quality Tissue, LLC a manufacturer of ultra-premium towel and

kemira_nanjing
Kemira to Increase Capacity of Sizing Agent (ASA) Production in Nanjing, China

(Helsinki, Jan. 10, 2017) Kemira will make a multi-million euro investment in the production

acquisition
Nekoosa Acquires Graphic Media Producer ClingZ

(USA, Jan. 11, 2017) Nekoosa has acquired the business and assets of ClingZ, Inc.,

stora_MFC
Stora Enso investing EUR 9.1 million to further boost development of microfibrillated cellulose in paperboard packaging

(Helsinki, Finland, Jan. 12, 2017) Stora Enso is investing a total of EUR 9.1

merger_generic
Munksjö’s and Ahlstrom’s Extraordinary General Meetings Result in Approval of Merger

(Helsinki, January 11, 2017) Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM) were held today in Helsinki by

singapore_greenLabel
Link: Singapore Environment Council announces tougher eco-label for paper

(Singapore, 12 January 2017) The Singapore Environment Council (SEC), the non-profit organisation behind the

green_bond
Link: Brazilian pulp firm Fibria drops controversial covenant language

(New York, Jan 11) Brazilian pulp and paper company Fibria dropped controversial language on

paper_bag
Link: the latest from Apple, “a paper bag”

(UK, January 09, 2016) Apple has patented remotely disabling iPhone cameras; Gear VR-style headsets;

explosive_growth
Growth in Consumer Markets Driving Sack and Kraft Paper Market to $80 Billion by 2021

(Dublin, Jan. 5, 2017) Steady growth in consumer markets will buoy the sack and

CNF
Nippon Paper to build a demonstration plant for CNF-reinforced resin

(Tokyo, Japan, Jan 05, 2017) Nippon Paper Industries (NPI) to build a demonstration plant

boxes_generic
Poll uncovers lack of understanding about food contaminated corrugated cardboard

(UK, Jan. 05, 2017) According to new research commissioned by the Confederation of Paper

KaMin
KaMin LLC Hikes Price for Industrial Hydrous Kaolin Clays

(Macon, GA, USA, Jan. 6, 2017) KaMin LLC announced that it will increase prices

corrugated_tray
European Common Footprint for Corrugated Trays adds “Quality” to Packaging Standard

(Brussels, Belgium, Jan. 4, 2017) The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) has

madisonpaper
Madison Paper Industries Mill Assets Sold to Investor Group

(New York, Dec. 30, 2016) A Joint Venture of New Mill Capital Holdings of

growth
Packaging Coatings Market to Reach 60 Million Gallons in 2020

(Cleveland, Jan. 2, 2017) According to a new study from The Freedonia Group --

formeca
Stora Enso Divests Packaging Machine Producer Formeca in Finland

(Helsinki, Finland, Jan. 2, 2017) Stora Enso today announced the divestment of its 100%

chimcomplex
Romanian group to re-launch paper manufacturer

(Bucharest, Romania, Jan. 02, 2017) Romania’s industrial group Chimcomplex Borzeşti has purchased the assets

osnabruck
Ahlstrom completes the divestment of its Osnabrück plant

(Helsinki, Jan 04, 2017) Ahlstrom has completed the sale of its German subsidiary with

divestment
Office Depot completes divestment of its European operations; will focus on opportunities in its North American business

(Gernsbach, Germany, Jan. 04, 2017) US office supplies and services company Office Depot has

white_liquour
Valmet to Supply White Liquor Pressure Disc Filter to Daio Paper in Japan

(Helsinki, Finland, Jan. 2, 2017) Valmet said that it will deliver a white liquor

euca_seedling
ArborGen and International Paper Brazil expand eucalyptus sales and development agreement

(Brazil, Jan. 4, 2017) ArborGen, a world leader in the development and commercialization of

shipment
Brazil’s Export Volumes of Pulp, Paper and Wood Panels Continued to Climb thru November 2016

(Brazil, Dec. 27, 2016) The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) concluded its analysis of its

generic
Improving market fundamentals for HW pulp; a tight market to support price hikes

(02 Dec 2016) PPPC [Pulp & Paper Products Council] stats for hardwood pulp for

ethiopia
Link: Chinese Firm to Build Pulp and Paper Factory in Ethiopia

(Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 27, 2016) A newly-established joint venture Purewood Pulp, Paper and

Mollerussa-mill
Paprinsa goes ahead with €13.5 million investment programme

(Spain, 19 Dec 2016) Spanish WLC board manufacturer Papelera del Principado (Paprinsa) will launch

merger
The Ahlstrom Munksjö merger: Syndication of financing related to merger concluded

(Stockholm, Dec. 27, 2016) As announced on November 7, 2016, the Boards of Directors

dissolving_pulp
Global Dissolving Pulp (DP) Market Nov. 2016 review – “DP prices drop in November; Import of DWP to China still down by 5% first ten months of 2016”

Dissolving Pulp (DP) Market Summary: • We have all been waiting for the drop in dissolving

tencel_fiber
Lenzing invests in new Tencel fiber plant in the USA

(Austria, December 23, 2016) The Lenzing Group aims to increase the share of specialty

paperlinX
Europapier closed acquisition of Paperlinx merchant business

(Vienna, Austria, Dec. 23, 2016) Europapier International AG, a subsidiary of Heinzel Group, has

woodchips
North American Wood Fiber Prices Have Trended Downward for Most of 2015 and 2016

(Seattle, USA, Dec. 22, 2016) Prices for wood fiber consumed by the pulp industry

schumacher
Schumacher Packaging doubles capacity at Greven factory

(Germany, Dec. 22, 2016) Schumacher Packaging Group will next year massively expand its Greven

biomass_power
Ence buys Endesa’s Enemansa, La Loma biomass power plants

(Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 22, 2016) Ence – Energía y Celulosa has concluded an agreement

folding_carton
New report says long-term growth predicted for folding carton market

(USA, Dec. 21, 2016) The Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) recently released Trends: 2016 Industry

scrappaper
ASEAN: Vietnam and Thailand projected to emerge as major scrap paper importers; China focuses on increasing scrap paper recovery

(December 20, 2016) Vietnam and Thailand are set to emerge as leading markets for

sustainable_packaging
Focus: Nestlé’s focus on sustainable paper

(Switzerland, December 2016) Nestlé bought 1.58 million tonnes of pulp and paper in 2015,

ModuloPlus_toscotec
Toscotec to deliver two tissue machines to Hengan Group

(Italy, Dec. 20, 2016) Hengan Group, a leading Chinese manufacturer of tissue and hygiene

dissolving_pulp
Valmet to supply key technology to Sun Paper’s new dissolving pulp mill in Laos

(Helsinki, Dec. 19, 2016) Valmet will deliver key technology for a new green field

personalCare_SCA
SCA to acquire medical solutions major BSN medical for EUR 2.74 billion

(Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. 20, 2016) Tissue and personal care products manufacturer SCA has entered

tissue_paper
Poland’s Abek launches tissue paper plant

(Poland, Dec. 20, 2016) Polish tissue paper maker Abek sp. z o.o. has launched

tissueConverting_PCMC
PCMC to Supply Tissue Converting and Packaging Line to Bedford Paper

(USA, Dec. 15, 2016) Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) recently announced that it will

containerboard_newIndy
New-Indy to Acquire Container Service Corporation in Georgia

(USA, Dec. 20, 2016) New-Indy JV Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire

acquisition
Papyrus acquires Inapa Switzerland, and completes the sale of its French business

(France, 20 December, 2016) Papyrus AB has signed and completed an acquisition of Inapa

containerboard_production
U.S. Containerboard Production in November Up 3.8 Percent

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

boxboard
Total U.S. Boxboard Production Increased 1.2 Percent in November 2016

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

orora_logo
Australian packaging solutions firm Orora to acquire The Register Print Group

(Hawthron, Vic., Australia, Dec. 16, 2016) Orora Limited has signed a definitive agreement to

appointment_generic
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

ontex_dourges
Ontex opens new tissue plant in Dourges, France

(France, Dec. 12, 2016) Ontex Group officially opened its new production site in Dourges,

pehart_tec
Romanian tissue paper maker expands sales by 30%

(Bucharest, Dec. 13, 2016) Romania’s tissue paper producer Pehart Tec raised its sales by

acquisition
New-Indy to Acquire Corrugated Packaging Company, triPAQ

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

precision_paper
PPC completes $5.8 million expansion project

(Kaukauna, WI., USA, Dec. 14, 2016) Precision Paper Converters (PPC) announced the completion of

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

lumber
WRI estimates global demand for lumber to increase 13.6 per cent; in contrast to general world trade

(Seattle, USA, Dec. 13, 2016) Wood Resources International (WRI) estimates that the increase of

nanocellulose
MoRe goes for nanocellulose development; will bring nanocellulose closer to production and practical applications

(Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. 14, 2016) MoRe Research together with Swedish universities make a major

virton_mill
Burgo Group replaces fuel oil with natural gas at its Virton paper mill in Belgium

(Belgium, 15 December, 2016) Burgo Group announced, in the integrated mill of Burgo Ardennes,

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

hikes
Updated: BEK prices continue to rise; NBSK prices firming up in China

(December 12, 2016) Some updates to our news report dated Dec. 02, 2016 “Pulp

cepi_logo
Tripling of Direct Costs on the European paper industry impedes Europe’s Investment Potential

(Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 24, 2016) A European Commission real-time study on our sector has

schumacher
Schumacher Packaging takes over Polish paper plant

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

TransForm_xerium
Xerium introduces TransForm Forming Fabric for Paperboard and Packaging Manufacturers

(USA, Dec. 9, 2016) Xerium Technologies introduces TransForm, a revolutionary new generation of forming

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

kemira
Kemira Increases Prices of Polymer Products in Europe

(Helsinki, Finland, Dec. 8, 2016) Kemira on Dec. 1 announced a price increase for

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

ravonier_ligno
Rayonier Advanced Materials and Borregaard gain approvals for $135 million LignoTech JV

(USA, Dec. 9, 2016) Borregaard ASA and Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced today the

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

nepamills
Valmet to supply automation technology to Nepa Limited in India

(Helsinki, Finland, Dec. 7, 2016) Valmet announced that it will deliver automation technology 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

coated_freesheet
U.S. ITC Extends Existing Duties on Coated Freesheet Paper Imports from China and Indonesia

(Washington DC, USA, Dec 6, 2016) Verso Corporation, Sappi North America and Appleton Coated

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

toscotec_tissueMachine
Toscotec to rebuild PM1 tissue machine at Correll Tissue in Durban, South Africa

(Italy, 06 6 December, 2016) Toscotec has been awarded a contract to rebuild PM1

recard_tissue
Italy’s Recard develops new Easy Crescent tissue machine

(Lucca, Italy, Dec. 6, 2016) Listening to customers’ needs allows creating tailor-made machines, but

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

canada_trade
Link: Canada’s exports in a slump as per latest data

(Montreal, December 5, 2016) • Share of Canada’s exports to GDP down to early Nafta levels • Data

biomass
Link: China to boost biomass-based energy production through 2020

(Morden, Surrey, UK, Dec 06, 2016) China plans to increase the share of biomass-based

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

event
New host city for Tissue World

(Milan, Italy, Dec. 02, 2016) Excitement is building for Tissue World 2017, the world’s

smithers_pira
Global nonwoven wipes market is forecast to reach $19.6 billion by 2021

(UK, 28 November 2016) The Future of Global Nonwoven Wipes to 2021 states the

papermachine_generic
Link: How to effectively improve paper quality?

(Jelena Gora, Poland, December 05 2016) A modern hydraulic headbox as a cost effective

fitch
Fitch: LatAm Pulp and Paper Outlook Shifts to Negative for 2017

(Rio De Janeiro, Nov. 21, 2016) Market fundamentals for Latin American pulp producers and

hikes
Pulp producers come out with price hikes for BEK & other pulp grades w.e.f January 01, 2017

(02 Dec 2016) The hardwood pulp (eucalyptus kraft) segment continues to report strong prices.

shipments
Brazil’s export volumes of pulp, paper and wood panels up sharply thru October 2016

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Dec. 2, 2016) The export volume of products from the Brazilian

yankee_dryer
Kyiv CPM installs new Yankee-cylinder

(Ukraine, December 02, 2016) Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill’s (Kyiv CPM) paper machine with

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

fluff_pulp
International Paper finalizes $2.2 billion purchase of Weyerhaeuser’s pulp business; deal strengthens IP’s position in global fluff pulp market

(Memphis, USA, Dec. 1, 2016) International Paper today announced that it has completed its

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

bioash
Pulp firm Södra helps to close ecosystem by returning nutrients to forest via bio-ash

(Stockholm, Sweden, Dec. 1, 2016) Södra said that it has developed a bio-ash that

ds_smith
Former Amazon chief to lead DS Smith’s e-commerce team

(UK, Nov. 30, 2016) DS Smith has appointed Isabel Rocher, former head of EU

3D_printing
Valmet to Adopt 3D Printing Technology in Its Manufacturing Processes

(Helsinki, Finland, Nov. 30, 2016) Valmet has become one of the first technology suppliers

insidemill_generic
Sun Paper’s USD1.3B pulp mill in Arkansas (USA) to make dissolving pulp and not fluff

(Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, Nov. 22, 2016) Sun Paper’s proposed USD1.3 billon pulp mill

clearwaterpaper_logo
Clearwater Paper to close Oklahoma city tissue converting facility and restructure Neenah mill

(Spokane, USA, Nov. 29, 2016) Clearwater Paper Corporation (CLW) today announced the permanent closure

maxon_mdh
Case Paper Completes Installation of New Sheeter

(New York, Nov. 30, 2016) Case Paper announced that it recently completed the installation

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

cmpc
Empresas CMPC 3Q EBITDA dropped by 21 per cent

(Santiago, Chile, Nov. 28, 2016) Empresas CMPC 3Q 2016 revenue was $1,245 million, 5%

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

paper_general
FFIF: Finland’s paperboard production up 17.5 per cent in 3Q

(Helsinki, Nov. 30, 2016) Finland's paperboard production grew by as much as 17.5% in

fortress_paper
Fortress Paper Announces Hemicellulose Separation Project at its Dissolving Pulp Mill

(Montreal, Canada, Nov 29, 2016) Fortress Paper Ltd. today announced a strategic supplement to

alpac
Hokuetsu Kishu collaborates with Government of Alberta to develop cellulose nanocrystals for commercial applications

(Boyle, AB, Canada, Nov. 24, 2016) Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Inc. (HKP) is preparing to

nanofiber
Oji Holdings successfully develops new AUROVISCO celluose nano-fiber for thickner; to launch in April 2017

(Tokyo, Nov. 18, 2016) Oji Holdings Corporation (Oji) announces to succeed in a development

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

neenah_packaging
Neenah Paper’s 3Q net sales increased 1 per cent to $232.9 million

(Neenah, USA, Nov. 28, 2016) Neenah Paper’s 3Q 2016 consolidated net sales increased 1%

fibria
Fibria 3Q revenue down to R$2.3 billion ($678 million)

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, 23 November, 2016) Fibria’s 3Q 2016 revenue were R$2.3 billion ($678

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

financial_statement
Mayr-Melnhof sales up 5.9 per cent; the Group’s consolidated sales totaled Euro 1,713.8 million

(Vienna, Austria, Nov. 23, 2016) The Mayr-Melnhof Group was able to increase sales as

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

export
Brazil’s pulp exports up 13.5 per cent in September; China continues to lead as export destination

(Nov. 23, 2016) The balance of trade surplus of the Brazilian planted tree industry

wood_fiber
North American Wood Fiber Prices Continued Downward Trend thru 3Q 2016

(Seattle, USA, Nov. 22, 2016) Prices for wood fiber consumed by the pulp industry

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

fajarpaper_mill
FajarPaper net sales increased by 25 per cent; produces lightweight packaging paper in Indonesia

(Djakarta, Indonesia, Nov. 22, 2016) Capitalising on the success from its new line of

Q3_results
Resolute 3Q sales down 2 per cent from year ago to $888 million

(Montreal, Canada, Nov. 21, 2016) Resolute Forest Products Inc. reported net income for the

firsttissue_anderson
First Quality Tissue Announces Plans to Install Two New Tissue Machines

(USA, Nov. 21, 2016) First Quality Tissue today announced that it will install two

port_alice_mill
Neucel in Talks with Union to Restart Port Alice Dissolving Pulp Mill

(Canada, Nov. 22, 2016) Neucel reportedly would like to restart its Specialty Cellulose pulp

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

paper_machine
Gomà-Camps orders new paper machine

(Heidenheim, Germany, Nov. 18, 2016) Gomà-Camps Consumer, SLU, company owned by Gomà-Camps Group and

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

nanocellulose
Fibria invests CAD 5.3 million for minority interest in CelluForce

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 18, 2016) Brazilian market pulp producer Fibria Celulose S.A. announced

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

thermal_paper
Link: EU slaps provisional AD duties on lightweight thermal paper from South Korea

(Gernsbach, Germany, Nov. 18, 2016) The continuous increase in South Korean imports at undercutting

paper_rolls
Link: Paper and Packaging Prices on the Rise

(China, Nov. 18, 2016) Since early November, many Chinese carton factories began to reject

paper_plastic
Chicago Paper Bag Provision is Short-sighted

(Washington DC, USA, Nov. 16, 2016) American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) President and

foopak
Asia Pulp & Paper’s strategic partner, Charta Global expands its FoopakTM line with new bio degradable cup stock & baking papers

(Anaheim, CA, USA, Nov. 15, 2016) Charta Global, provider of office and graphical papers,

futuresmart
Huhtamaki introduces Future Smart; paper cup with renewable bio-based coating

(Finland, October 17, 2016) Huhtamaki introduces its first 100% renewable paper cup solution for

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

St1_gothenburg
Finnish bioethanol producer plans to build 50 million liter facility at UPM Pietarsaari

(Nov. 15, 2016) St1’s and SOK’s joint venture NEB plans 50-million-litre Cellunolix® bioethanol plant

cartulinas_cmpc
Andritz to upgrade bleaching system for Cartulinas CMPC in Maule, Chile

(Graz, Austria, Nov. 16, 2016) International technology Group Andritz has received an order from

cuir_machine
Atlas Packaging invests GBP 1.75 million ($2.2 million) in new corrugated machinery

(Barnstaple, UK, Nov. 16, 2016) Atlas Packaging invests over GBP 1.75 million ($2.2 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

sustainability
DS Smith achieves sustainability targets

(London, UK, Nov. 16, 2016) Ninety per cent of DS Smith’s packaging materials now

tariffs
Turkey launches AD investigation into brown kraftliner imports from Brazil, Finland, Poland and Russia

(Gernsbach, Germany, 10 Nov 2016) The product subject to investigation by Turkish competition authorities

segheza
Segezha Group joined the Boreal Forest Platform

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

fortress_paper
Fortress Paper Announces $19.7 Million Investment in Birch Project at its Dissolving Pulp Mill

(Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 14, 2016) Fortress Paper Ltd. is pleased to announce a major

chenloong_TM16
XcelLine – Voith presents a new generation of paper machines

(Heidenheim, Germany, 14 November 2016) Under the name “XcelLine”, Voith has improved and refined

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

kapstone
KapStone Paper 3Q net sales down 4 per cent

(USA, Nov. 11, 2016) The lower operating earnings primarily reflect lower prices for domestic

metsa_group
Metsä Group’s 3Q operating result decreased primarily due to lower market price of pulp and the start-up of new folding boxboard machine

(Espoo, Finland, Nov. 11, 2016) Metsä Group’s sales in January–September 2016 totalled Euro 3,482.7

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

tolko_manitoba
Canadian Kraft Paper Industries acquires Tolko’s kraft paper mill

(Manitoba, Canada, Nov. 15, 2016) Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Limited, a company affiliated with

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

velvet_care
Poland’s Velvet Care to invest €37M, expand workforce

(Warsaw, Poland, Nov. 14, 2016) Polish tissue paper maker Velvet Care is implementing an

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

sumatra
Link: Pulp and Paper Industry, U.N. Partner on Clean Water in Southeast Asia

(Indonesia, Nov. 16, 2016) Despite Southeast Asia’s tropical climate and overall abundant rainfall, UNESCO,

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

toscotec_AHEAD
Twinsaver to become the largest tissue manufacturer in Sub-Saharan Africa

(Johannesburg, South Africa, Nov. 09, 2016) Twinsaver Group, the major manufacturer of tissue products

imports
US DoC initiates anti-circumvention inquiry on uncoated paper imports from five countries

(Washington DC, USA, Nov. 07, 2016) Responding to complaints from US producers who allege

pressure_sensitive_tapes
Developing Markets Worldwide Drive Demand for Pressure Sensitive Tapes

(USA, Nov. 8, 2016) Advances in the global market for pressure sensitive tapes will

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

forest
Suzano to purchase 75,000 hectares of forest assets; to meet the demand from the expansion in pulp production

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 08, 2016) Suzano Papel E Celulose S.A. entered into with

release_paper
Ahlstrom and Munksjö Announce Proposed Merger

(Nov. 7, 2016) The Boards of Directors of Munksjö Oyj and Ahlstrom Corporation announced

chongqing
Nine Dragons’ sales increased by 6.6 per cent in FY2016

(Hong Kong, Oct. 27, 2016) The Board of Directors of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings)

hainan_pm2
Slowdown Prompts China’s Pulp and Paper Producers to Consolidate, Invest Overseas

(Boston, Nov. 7, 2016) As China’s economic boom has slowed in recent years, its

klabin_puma
Klabin SA 3Q16 market overview: “lackluster hardwood pulp prices”

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 27, 2016) 3Q16 HIGHLIGHTS: • Paper and packaging sales volume amounted to

papermaking
Research efforts to ensure more energy-efficient papermaking

(Stockholm, Sweden, 31 October 2016) The Swedish Energy Agency has recently awarded a grant

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

Q3_results
Ence’s 3Q adjusted EBITDA increased by 25.1 per cent

(Spain, Nov. 04, 2016) Ence (Energía y Celulosa) achieved an adjusted EBITDA of Euro

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

Q3
Mercer International reports Q3 2016 results; projects steady growth in NBSK deliveries

(Canada, Nov. 03, 2016) Mercer International Inc. recently reported results for the third quarter

resolute_catawba
Resolute Reports Preliminary Third Quarter 2016 Results

(Montréal, Canada, Nov. 3, 2016) Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today

kimberly_clark
Kimberly-Clark 3Q net sales down 3 per cent

(USA, Nov. 03, 2016) Kimberly-Clark Corporation reported 3Q 2016 results. Sales of $4.6 billion

retrodilution
Valmet to supply a headbox upgrade for QingXin Paper

(Helsinki, Nov 03, 2016) Valmet will supply a headbox upgrade and two headbox recondition

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

Q3
Q3/2016 Global HW Market Review: 1.031MT growth in global demand for BEKP; HW vs. SW spread at a high US$148/t in Europe & US$105/t in China

(Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 31, 2016) Highlights: • Sales volume of 1,442 million tons in the

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,