De Jong Packaging Group, one of the largest corrugated manufacturers in the Benelux, is now officially part of Stora Enso.
Ilim Group completes a successful test run of the KLB machine at its new KLB Mill in Ust-Ilimsk
Ilim Group has successfully completed the first water run of the XcelLine kraft linerboard machine (KLB machine) – the key equipment of the company’s new KLB Mill in Ust-Ilimsk.
Villa Santa Lucia Mill Resumes Operations
On Monday, January 2 our mill in Villa Santa Lucia was officially restarted, after more than four months of intense dialogue between the Group and institutions.
Mondi to divest its packaging converting operations in Russia
Mondi plc (‘Mondi’ or the ‘Group’) confirms that it has entered into an agreement to sell its three Russian packaging converting operations to the Gotek Group for a consideration of RUB 1.6 billion (around €24 million at current exchange rate), payable in cash on completion (the ‘Disposal’).
A range of UPM’s recyclable packaging papers are now certified industrially compostable
Seven UPM packaging papers are now proven to be industrially compostable, marking another step on UPM Specialty Papers’ sustainability journey.
Stora Enso completes the acquisition of De Jong Packaging Group
Stora Enso has completed the acquisition of the Netherland-based company De Jong Packaging Group, one of the largest corrugated packaging producers in the Benelux countries.
Stora Enso completes the divestment of its Nymölla paper site to Sylvamo
Stora Enso has completed the divestment of its Nymölla paper production site in Sweden, and all related assets to Sylvamo, a US-based global producer of uncoated paper.
WEPA Group doubles production capacity in Great Britain
A new paper machine creates over 50 additional jobs at the WEPA site in Bridgend
UPM proceeds towards the final phases in its growth project in Uruguay
UPM is finalizing the construction works of the new pulp mill in Uruguay and enters the final phases of the project.
Sappi Europe announces major paper machine upgrade and modernisation at its Gratkorn mill
Sappi Europe’s Gratkorn mill in Austria is Europe’s leading producer of coated woodfree paper on two paper machines, supporting Sappi Europe’s market leadership and in particular its core Commercial Print business.
Stora Enso invests to strengthen focus on specialised pulp grades
Stora Enso strengthens its focus on specialised pulp grades by investing EUR 38 million in unbleached kraft pulp (UKP) production at its Enocell site in Finland and EUR 42 million in fluff pulp production improvement at its Skutskär site in Sweden.
Lessebo Paper is launching Lessebo Colours™ to grow in luxury packaging
Lessebo Paper is launching their new series Lessebo Colours™ tomeet the expanding demand for high-quality coloured papers in the luxury packaging market. Lessebo Paper, located in the forests in the south of Sweden, has been producing high-quality paper since 1693.
Opening of the world’s first plant for cellulose-based screw caps
A stunning 6.5 billion plastic caps are consumed around the world, every day. Blue Ocean Closures aims to reduce that number by providing screw caps and seals based on cellulose fibre. The company’s first production plant in Sweden was opened on 24 November.
Acquisition of the Orsini Imballaggi S.r.l. corrugated board plant in Italy
Palm has acquired the family-owned company Orsini Imballaggi S.r.l. with effect from September 2022
Stora Enso and Huhtamaki advance European paper cup recycling initiative with new partners
The Cup Collective, a programme founded by Stora Enso and Huhtamaki to capture the value of used paper cups through recycling at an industrial scale, has welcomed its first partners.
Graphic Packaging International awarded coveted Grooming Excellence Award by Procter and Gamble
Graphic Packaging International’s (Graphic Packaging) manufacturing facility in Poznań, Poland has been awarded a coveted Grooming Excellence Award by Procter and Gamble (P&G) in recognition of going “above and beyond in delivering value” to their business.
Mondi scores recycled paper at Sustainable Packaging News awards and further contributes to a circular economy
Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, recognized in two categories at the Sustainable Packaging News Awards 2022 for the circular economy and the overall category.
Stora Enso received approval for the acquisition of De Jong Packaging Group
Stora Enso has received regulatory approval from the EU Commission to proceed with the acquisition of De Jong Packaging Group, announced in September 2022.
European Commission proposal on packaging and packaging waste could build a world class circularity model where reuse and recycling are complementary
A proposal for a revised Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, tabled today by the European Commission, builds on the performance of the EU industry’s recycling model for paper and board packaging.
Nippon Paper Announces Adjustment of Prices for Liquid-Packaging Carton
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Toru Nozawa) has announced a price increase for its Liquid-Packaging Carton in Japan. Prices will increase 18% or more for shipments on and after the 1st of April, 2023.
Huhtamaki expands paper-based packaging capacity at its factory in Nules, Spain
As part of its overall commitment to support its customers’ increasing demand for paper-based packaging, Huhtamaki has today inaugurated the extension to its existing manufacturing site in Nules.
Smurfit Kappa invests over €20 million in Central and Eastern Europe
Investment made in plants in the Czech Republic and Slovakia