Tag Archives: European paper industry

Amcor expands AmFiber performance paper packaging to include culinary and beverages

Amcor has announced the expansion of its AmFiber™ Performance Paper packaging range in Europe to include heat seal sachets for dry culinary and beverage applications, such as instant coffee, drink powders, spices, seasonings, and dried soups. AmFiber™ Performance Paper is a recyclable, high barrier, paper-based packaging that was initially introduced in 2022 for snacks and […]

16 million euro in increased electricity cost forces Lessebo Paper to halt production

The electricity cost for Lessebo Paper has unprecedently increased from €3 million to €19 million per year. The drastically increased electricity price is forcing Lessebo Paper to halt production as of today . A decision for production will henceforth be taken daily depending on the electricity price.   The spot price for electricity in south […]

Sappi Europe to Increase Prices for Its Woodfree Coated and Uncoated Papers, and Paperboard

Sappi Europe announced that it will increase prices on its range of Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard by 8-10% to its European customers effective September 12. This is in addition to previously communicated increases. Sappi said the price adjustment is “due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation.” […]

Sappi Europe announces further price increases

Sappi Europe informs customers about ongoing challenges to cope with further increases of  pulp, energy, chemicals and transportation costs. Sappi Europe will therefore implement further price increases of between 6 and 12% across its entire Speciality Paper Portfolio. The increase will applied latest as of 1 June 2022, taking existing agreements into account. This will […]

Packaging Europe: 4evergreen alliance releases guidance on designing packaging for recycling

The cross-industry initiative, 4evergreen alliance, has released its Circularity by Design guideline aimed at providing the packaging value chain with clear recommendations for designing fibre-based packaging for recycling from the start of its lifecycle. According to the guidelines, “the amount of variety of fibre-based packaging on the market is continuously growing and becoming more complex. Innovative solutions are […]

FEFCO launches the 12th Edition of the FEFCO Code

The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) is pleased to announce the revised version of the FEFCO Code renamed to “FEFCO Code – Design styles library for corrugated board products”. FEFCO code is the internationally applied system for corrugated board packaging design. It was developed by FEFCO in the late 1960s to substitute complicated verbal descriptions of packaging construction with distinct codes and designs and create a common base for communication internally with customers all over the […]

Intesa Sanpaolo and SACE support sustainable development of Lucart

Lucart, one of the most important European paper groups, known for, among other things, the brands Tenderly, Grazie Natural and Tutto Pannocarta, and Intesa Sanpaolo have signed a financing agreement for an amount of 10 million euros backed by a SACE Green Guarantee. The financing is aimed at supporting Lucart Group’s growth and development plan […]

Procemex to deliver OnePlatform solution for a folding box board machine in Europe

High class folding box board provider in Europe has placed an order for Procemex OnePlatform Web Monitoring &  Inspection System  for their board machine and Automatic Target Control (ATC) for a slitter winder. System will be commissioned in summer of 2022. This OnePlatform system order is a 60th repeat system order from this company during […]

Sawmills in Europe and North America enjoyed record profits in 1H/21

Sawmills in Europe and North America enjoyed record profits during the first half of 2021, but fell in the 3Q when lumber prices plunged Sawmill profits in North America and Europe continued to rise in the spring and early summer of 2021, surging to all-time highs on both continents. With lumber prices reaching unprecedented levels […]

International Paper to build a new packaging plant in Atglen, Pennsylvania

Internetional Paper recently announced it will build a state-of-the-art corrugated packaging plant in Atglen, Pennsylvania. The facility will employ approximately 150 team members. “We are excited to expand our footprint and continue serving our customers with the highest level of safety, quality, operational excellence and customer service,” said Greg Wanta, senior vice president, North American […]