Verpackungspapier

AR Packaging group companies will in the tender offer purchase more than 37% of the share capital of BSC Drukarnia Opakowań. With a stake of 98.17% in the Polish cartonboard packaging producer, AR Packaging aims to fully integrate the company and thereby further strengthen its strategic position in Central and Eastern ...

Holmen's Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was planned to be held on March 30, 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden. Holmen will invite to the AGM no later than four weeks before the new date. The meeting will be held no later than June 30, in accordance with applicable legislatio...

Valmet will supply a new sizing section with a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing at Sihwa Mill in the Republic of Korea. The main target for the rebuild of paper machine PM 1 is to increase strength properties of produced container and gypsum board grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled...

New-Indy Containerboard has chosen technology leader ABB to provide the integrated electrical and automation systems and equipment for its Columbia paper machine rebuild in Catawba, South Carolina, USA. New-Indy Containerboard is rebuilding its paper machine 3 to diversify its product capabilities.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. provided an update on the impact of the COVID-19 situation to its business. The company will adjust capacity dynamically based on the conditions and rapid evolution of the situation, but most of the capacity reduction is expected to come from the wood products and paper segments.

Based on the development of the coronavirus situation and the announcements by the Finnish Government, Stora Enso has decided to cancel its Annual General Meeting on 19 March 2020.

Segezha Packaging, which consolidates the European paper packaging production facilities of Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC) continues the implementation of the digital industrial technologies into the production processes.

Mac Papers announced the sale of its businesses to Monomoy Capital Partners, a New York City-based private equity firm. The sale includes Mac Papers, Inc., Mac Paper Converters, Inc. and All Square Digital Solutions, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak West Fraser is taking steps to protect its employees and respond to changing market conditions. Effective March 23, lumber production will be reduced at western Canada sawmills by approximately 18%, or 12 million board feet per week and lumber production at the company’s U.S. South ...

U.S. boxboard production in February decreased 1% compared to February 2019. It was down 1% when compared to the same two months of 2019. The boxboard operating rate was 93.7%, essentially flat (+0.2 pts.) from February 2019 and up 1.3 points year-to-date.