Sappi Europe announces further price increases for speciality paper grades. The ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination with extremely high freight rates due to global logistic constraints make further price adjustments unavoidable.
UPM Raflatac has completed employee consultation processes in various European countries. As a result, the number of positions at UPM Raflatac will decrease by 129.
A new investment in Södra’s pulp mill at Mörrum will achieve a tenfold increase in Södra’s production capacity, while also increasing the proportion of recycled textile in the pulp.
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is forced to raise the prices for its coated specialty papers again. The price adjustments of up to 10% apply to deliveries from June 1, 2021.
J.Vilaseca will increase prices on all its papers and for all deliveries as of April 15, 2021. The price hike is the result of the pulp increase for another 100 $/mt in the month of April.