Supercalendered paper - Market news and analysis

August 16, 2017

Combined revenue of 50 biggest Russian wood based companies increased 17.5%

In 2017, a 50 companies make it onto 9th annual ranking of Russia's largest forest based companies, published by the Russian woodworking journal Lesnaya Industriya. Taken as a group, these companies have combined revenues of 482.8 billion roubles ($5.19 billion), up 17.5% from previous ranking. Ilim...
June 22, 2017

Stora Enso shuts down PM8 at Kvarnsveden mill in Sweden

In February 2017, Stora Enso announced that it planned to permanently shut down paper machine 8 (PM8) at Kvarnsveden Mill in Sweden due to structural weakening of magazine paper demand in Europe. Co-determination negotiations with employees at the mill are still ongoing, but PM8 was permanently shut...
June 9, 2017

Kruger Publication Papers appoints Paul DeRose as Vice President of Sales

Kruger Publication Papers appoints Paul DeRose as Vice President of Sales. In his new role, he will be responsible for direct global sales of Kruger's lines of coated and construction papers, as PaperAge reports.DeRose has more than 35 years of experience in the industry, including 15 years at Kruge...
May 19, 2017

Laakirchen Papier AG to increase prices on Supercalendered paper by 8%

The Austrian paper manufacturer Laakirchen Papier AG announced a price increase by 8% for supercalendered (SC) paper which is valid from 3rd July 2017.“The background of the price increase is higher costs for raw and auxiliary materials,” says Thomas Krawinkler, Head Sales and Marketing of Laakirche...
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