A complete shut down and asset sale now looks the most likely outcome for Arjowiggins’ historic UK paper mills.
BillerudKorsnäs becomes Billerud
As of today, BillerudKorsnäs is simplifying its name to Billerud to cater to its international customers.
Lecta strengthens its partnership with the publishing world at the Frankfurt Book Fair
Featuring its Condat and Garda paper ranges.
Toilet-Paper Supply at Risk as Russian Bans Cause Pulp Shortage
Add toilet paper to the list of products facing higher costs and fragile supply chains in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Cepi Recyclability Test Method Version 2
In January 2021, Cepi published version 1 of its recyclability laboratory test method. It defined a laboratory procedure emulating the most relevant phases (pulping, screening, sheet formation) of a typical paper mill dedicated to the recycling of the most common grades of paper and board without deinking technology or other special features.
Cepi joins forces with actors across the paper value chain and testing labs to update its European test method for paper recyclability
Cepi has unveiled today the update of its European harmonised recyclability test method, developed in collaboration with actors from the entire paper value chain, including specialised testing laboratories.
Lecta to take temporary downtime at several mills
The current market environment is characterised by very high production costs, in particular energy costs, and weaker demand primarily due to destocking in the value chain.
UPM inaugurates its new deep sea pulp terminal in the Port of Montevideo
UPM inaugurates today its new pulp terminal in the port of Montevideo, Uruguay.
Sappi accepts offer to sell three European graphic paper mills
Sappi Limited announced today that it has concluded an agreement with AURELIUS Investment Lux One S.à.r.l. (“AURELIUS”) regarding the divesture of its Maastricht Mill in the Netherlands, its Stockstadt Mill in Germany and its Kirkniemi Mill in Finland (the “Transaction”).
Ahlstrom-Munksjö to operate under the business name Ahlstrom
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has started to operate under the business name Ahlstrom as of today, October 3, 2022. The company has completed the ownership reorganization of its Decor business and thus proceeded with its plan, announced in May 2022, to change its name to Ahlstrom.
Acquisition of Essentra Packaging successfully completed
MM Packaging becomes a global player in secondary Healthcare & Pharma packaging
Mondi completes merger of Mondi Tire Kutsan and Mondi Olmuksan in Turkey
Further to an announcement made in July 2022, Mondi confirms that all conditions have been satisfied and the merger of Mondi Tire Kutsan Kağıt ve Ambalaj Sanayi a.ş. and Mondi Olmuksan Kağıt ve Ambalaj Sanayi Anonim Şirketi will come into effect from 30 September 2022.
Landmark week for European investment: State-of-the-art facilities open in Italy & Poland
This week we extend our footprint into both Italy and Poland in support of our customers. The new energy-efficient sites will meet the rising demand for sustainable packaging and minimise carbon emissions.
Smurfit Kappa acquires packaging plant in Rio de Janeiro
The purchase of PaperBox expands both the company’s presence in Brazil and its product portfolio
European Parliament vote enshrines a monolithic view of forests
The European Parliament’s well-intentioned vote on the regulation on deforestation could hinder the action of the forest workers responsible for managing European and global forests sustainably.
Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper site to Schwarz Produktion
Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its Maxau paper production site in Germany, and all related assets to Schwarz Produktion, part of Schwarz Group, one of the top retailers in the world.
Metsä Board starts pre-engineering for new folding boxboard mill in Kaskinen, Finland
Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, announced in May 2022 that it will explore possibilities to increase folding boxboard capacity in Finland or Sweden in order to support its customers’ growth and to strengthen its service capability.
Stora Enso and Huhtamaki launch industrial scale recycling programme for paper cups in Europe
Huhtamaki and Stora Enso have joined forces to launch a new paper cup recycling initiative,
Ahlstrom-Munksjö Continues Investment in the Beverage Industry, Consolidating Leadership Position
With a major investment of EUR 40 million in a now operational production asset, Ahlstrom-Munksjö cements its market position, upgrading its production platform in its well-established Beverage & Casing business.
Stora Enso acquires Dutch company De Jong Packaging Group to accelerate growth in renewable corrugated packaging
Stora Enso acquires De Jong Packaging Group, based in the Netherlands, for an enterprise value of approximately EUR 1,020 million. This acquisition will advance Stora Enso’s strategic direction, accelerate revenue growth and build market share in renewable packaging in Europe.
Klabin is the world’s first company in its sector to produce potassium sulfate by processing industrial waste
Innovative technology strengthens the circularity of the production process in the pulp and paper industry
Huhtamaki divests its operations in Russia
Huhtamaki has sold its operations in Russia to Espetina Ltd. Espetina is a holding company owned by Alexander Govor and Iury Kushnerov.