Tag Archives: Ukraine paper industry

Ukraine increases 22% exports of lumber to European Union in October

In October 2022, Ukraine’s exports of lumber to the European Union grew 22% year-on-year to 108 thousand m3, according to Lesprom . Average price of lumber decreased 11% at $318 per m3 compared to September, it was 20% lower than a year ago. Since August, Ukraine has replaced Russia as the main lumber supplier to the […]

Konecranes comments on the impacts of the war in Ukraine on its business and financial performance

Konecranes condemns the war in Ukraine. We are saddened and upset by the war and deeply concerned for our over 400 Ukrainian employees and their families. Their safety and well-being are number one priority for Konecranes as a company, and the Konecranes community is supporting them and their compatriots through local and global efforts. Konecranes […]

A formal statement from the European association CEPI about the aggression of Ukraine and its consequences.

As a provider of solutions to the EU’s strategic dependencies, the pulp & paper sector must be allowed to ‘keep the lights on’ Cepi, the European paper industry association, and its members across Europe have responded decisively in face of the unjustified military aggression against Ukraine and in a spirit of solidarity with the people […]

Ukraine faces with paper shortage this year

An acute shortage of paper in Ukraine has led to a sharp jump in the cost of books in Ukraine, prices for which have significantly increased in the last 12 months.   One of the reasons for this became the decision of large local paper mills to switch to the production of packaging material for […]

Ukrainian cardboard, paper producer acquires new value line corrugator

Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill (KCPM) has announced it will be the first packaging producer in the Ukrainian market to install a value line corrugator supplied by Germany’s BHS Corrugated. The device will be installed at KCPM’s new corrugated factory in Verkhnedneprovsk, enabling the producer to make the five-layer corrugated board. The equipment is designed […]

One of Ukraine’s largest paper and cardboard producers eyes massive expansion in years to come

Kiev Cardboard and Paper Mill (KKBK), one of Ukraine’s largest paper and cardboard producers will invest over 20 million euros in the development of new capacities on the territory of the Verkhnedneprovsky powerful radio engineering plant. As Interfax-Ukraine reported, citing on the head of the company Vladimir Krupchak, the first products are expected to be […]

Ukraine may face with a shortage of paper this year

Ukraine may face a shortage of paper this year, due to the recently imposed on its imports from Russia, according to recent statements, made by some Ukrainian state officials and local media reports. The biggest concerns are currently related to the segment of newsprint, as the suspension of its supplies to Ukraine may pose a […]

Zhidachiv Pulp and Paper Mill eyes to become Ukraine’s leading pulp and paper producer

“Zhidachiv Pulp and Paper Mill», one of Ukraine’s largest pulp and paper producers, which is based in the Lviv region (Western Ukraine) plans to increase its output this year by at least 33% compared to 2020, according to recent statements, made by an official spokesman of the company and the Ukranian media reports. According to […]

Leading Ukranian paper producer Kokhavinskaya Paper Mill eyes massive expansion next year

The EBRD has approved the provision of €14 million loan to Kokhavinskaya Paper Mill”, one of Ukraine’s largest and pulp and paper producers this year, according to some statements, made by representatives of the factory and some local media reports.   It is planned, most of these funds will be allocated in the construction of […]