Tag Archives: uncoated paper

Avery Dennison introduces four new premium labeling papers made from recycled pulp

Avery Dennison, has today introduced four labeling papers made from recycled pulp and alternative fibers aimed at the premium packaging segment including wine and spirits, craft beverages, gourmet food, beauty and fragrances. Available in the Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA) region, the launch comes at a time when industrial regulations, company environmental policies, […]

Lecta to take temporary downtime at several mills

Lecta announces that it will 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”, Lecta states. Therefore, Lecta has decided to take temporary downtime at several of its paper mills. Downtime will […]

Stora Enso sells Swedish paper plant

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New deal Finland’s Stora Enso has signed a contract to sell its Nymölla paper production site in Sweden and all related assets to Sylvamo, a US-based uncoated paper maker. “The enterprise value is EUR 150 million. Closing is expected in the beginning of 2023, subject to regulatory approvals,” Stora Enso said in a statement. The Nymölla plant […]

Grass corrugated cardboard

Grass corrugated cardboard is the new sustainable trend in the packaging industry. Justifiably! As an alternative to plastic packaging and as a complement to existing corrugated cardboard products, grass corrugated cardboard is a packaging material perfectly suited to today’s still plastic-rich consumer world. Made 100 percent from grass paper, grass corrugated cardboard can be processed […]

Greif announces a $50 per ton price increase on all URB grades

Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced today that it is implementing a $50 per ton price increase for all grades of uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) effective today with new orders and shipments on and after July 26, 2021. This price increase is in response to ongoing cost pressures in […]

Dueñas Paper Mill implements advanced equipment for the reduction of defects

DS Smith Spain SA has carried out the project presented to the direct line of innovation called “Implementation of advanced equipment for the reduction of defects in the final and intermediate product”. Being this subsidy co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) through the Operational Program of R&D&I by and for the benefit of […]

Nippon Paper to close paper machine at Ishinomaki mill in Japan

Nippon Paper Industries has decided that at the end of May 2022, it will shut down the operation of its coated paper-producing N6 paper machine at Ishinomaki mill (Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Pref) in Japan.   The Company will transform the business structure of the mill with the assumption that the mill will implement household paper […]

US printing-writing paper shipments decreased 20 percent in March

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its March 2021 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments decreased 20 percent in March compared to March 2020. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers decreased 18 percent in March compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased five […]

Sappi Europe to further increase prices for coated and uncoated paper grades

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for all its woodfree coated and woodfree uncoated paper grades by 7 – 10 % effective 1. June 2021 for all markets in Europe. This is in addition to the previously announced and implemented increases. Sharply rising input costs in raw materials and freight rates due to global logistic […]

Mayor of Kushiro Requested Nippon Paper to continue With Kushiro Mill

Following the announcement that the major paper manufacturer “Nippon Paper Industries” will withdraw from the paper manufacturing business at the Kushiro Plant next year, Mayor Etsuna of Kushiro City visited the head office in Tokyo on the 13th and requested the president to continue the business. Nippon Paper Industries, Ltd. announced on the 5th of […]