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Nippon Paper to Increase Prices in 2023 for P&W and Business Communication Papers

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has announced a 15-25% price increase for both its printing & writing paper and business communication paper in Japan. The revised price is effective for shipments on and after the 1st of February 2023. “Despite our productivity and cost-cutting initiatives, we are not able to continue to absorb this combination […]

Russian food producers ask government to help avoid paper, cardboard shortages

Industry proposal As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues to impact on the country’s economy, Russian food industry players have requested the country’s authorities to approve new standards for food packaging which would reduce the required sizes of labels, and increase the sizes of packaging for particular products.   The proposed changes are designed to help food […]

RDM to hike cartonboard prices from 1 January 2022

Cartonboard producer Reno de Medici has announced a price increase of €120/t or £100/t on all board grades for deliveries from 1 January 2022. RDM stated that this further price adjustment was unavoidable in order to continue to be a reliable supplier and to recover from a negative financial result, which otherwise was unsustainable for […]

Kemira increases prices of polymers

Kemira, a global chemicals company, announces price increases for all polymers globally to Industry & Water, Pulp & Paper, and Oil & Gas businesses. As global demand continues to rebound post-Covid, the supply of key raw materials remains heavily constrained. The supply-demand balance is significantly increasing the cost of raw materials, logistics, packaging, and utilities. […]

Sonoco to hike price for paperboard tubes and cores by minimum of 8%

Sonoco will raise the price for all paperboard tubes and cores by a minimum of 8%, effective with shipments in the United States and Canada, on or after September 10, 2021. “Significant market tightness and additional inflationary cost pressures to our primary raw materials (uncoated recycled paperboard and adhesives) make this increase necessary,” said Doug […]

SWM to increase prices for its engineered papers portfolio

SWM International recently announced price increases of up to 15% across its engineered papers portfolio, effective July 1st. The increases are a direct result of sharp rises in raw material prices, with market wood pulp costs up by 50% in the past six months. Largely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 saw a lower-than-expected demand […]

Reno de Medici announces second price increase

Higher costs, especially for recovered paper, force RDM to increase cartonboard prices. Italian recycled cartonboard supplier Reno de Medici has informed customers of a second price increase, citing the continuous growth in input costs, especially for recovered fibre, as the reason. The increase of €55/t or £50/t will be valid for all new orders with […]