Monthly Archives: November 2018

Sappi Europe to increase its CWF and UWF prices

Sappi Europe

Due to continued high pulp prices and increasing energy and transportation costs, the longer term economic viability of our paper assets remains at risk. Sappi is therefore forced to pass on this cost inflation by increasing its CWF and UWF prices in sheets and reels by 6-8% effective on deliveries from January 1st 2019 for […]

Xinxiang Xinya Group confirms its trust in A.Celli Group

Xinxiang Xinya

In Henan Province, Xinxiang Xinya Paper Group Co. Ltd holds the first place in the paper industry. The company mainly produces white coated and printing papers. The Group’s production capacity is 800,000 tons per year. In 2005 A.Celli Paper already supplied the customer with a rewinder AC842 for the PM1 machine with the same characteristics […]

Rayonier reports 3Q net income of $23.4 million

Rayonier Inc

Rayonier Inc. reported 3Q 2018 net income of $23.4 million, or $0.18 per share, on revenues of $200.9 million. This compares to net income of $24.7 million, or $0.19 per share, on revenues of $184.4 million in the prior year quarter. 3Q 2018 operating income was $46.4 million versus $39.3 million in the prior year […]

Polish paper, packaging maker eyes increased foreign demand as sales rise

Polish paper

Polish paper and packaging producer BSC Drukarnia Opakowan has reported higher sales for the third quarter of this year, at PLN 56.7 million (€13.2 million), a 2% increase compared with the same period a year earlier. The company says it is expecting to obtain a portion of demand from Western European countries.   “We have […]

Pulp prices under substantial downward pressure in China as demand drops

wood pulp

Following a drop of $60/tonne for radiata pine imports earlier this month in China, several Canadian suppliers have succumbed to similar pressure, cutting northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp’s list prices by $60/tonne in the Chinese market. The erosion has brought net levels for the grade to $810-820/tonne. Despite the reductions and an ensuing small […]

Recycling Association launches China approval system

Recycling Association

The system is described as “simple and easily bolted onto existing depot quality systems, such as ISO standards”. It has been agreed in conjunction with the UK branch of the Chinese inspection agency, CCIC which is based in north London. The alternative for companies not using the system, warns the Recycling Association, is that exporters of […]

Nalco Water announces price increase on paper solutions in Europe

Nalco Water

Nalco Water, an Ecolab company, is applying priceincreases on solutions provided by its Paper division in Europe. The increases,driven by substantial inflationary factors, including rising raw material andtransportation costs, are effective December 1, 2018: – Coagulants 10-15%; – Flocculants 10-20%; – Defoamers 5-15%; – Biocides 5-15%; – Alkaline cleaners 10-20%. These price adjustments will enable […]

Vinda fires up two tissue machines in Hubei, China


China’s Vinda International Holdings has fired up two 30,000 tonne/yr tissue machines at its mill in Xiaogan city, Hubei province. Provided by Italian supplier Toscotec, the pair churned out their first sheets of paper on Monday. With more than a dozen tissue PMs already operating there, the Xiaogan plant’s combined tissue capacity has now increased […]