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Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Holz sells its only sawmill in Russia

Austrian Mayr-Melnhof Holz sold its sawmill MM-Efimovsky in Russia to Aspek-Les, according to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities of Russia. Since December 30, 2022, the owner of 100% of the shares of Mayer-Melnhof Holz Efimovsky LLC has become Aspek-Les LLC, which belongs to Mikhail Pitkevich. MM-Efimovskiy is no longer listed on the Mayr-Melnhof Holz website. The production […]

Ilim Group Nearing Start-up of New Kraftliner Machine at Ust-Ilimsk Mill in Russia

Ilim Group has successfully completed the first water run of the Voith XcelLine kraft linerboard machine (KLB machine) at the company’s new KLB Mill in Ust-Ilimsk, Russia. A start-up of the KLB machine is scheduled for Q2 2023. According to Ilim, individual tests of its main equipment are underway. In December (2022), the KLB Mill […]

EU ready to reduce its dependence on Russia in its paper sector in 2023

Sanctions on the import of birch and other wood raw materials from Russia led to an increase in the price of paper in the majority of EU countries, however, at present, the such negative effect is being reduced to a minimum, according to recent statements, made by some leading EU analysts in the field of […]

Latvia became another EU state, which faces with sharp increase of paper prices

Latvia has become another country of the EU, which has faced with a significant increase of paper prices this year. According to some local media reports, prices for toilet paper rose from 30 euro cents to 60 per roll this year, while the growth of prices is ongoing. One of the major reasons for this […]

German paper sector continues to experience serious crisis

Germany has faced with a significant increase of prices for toilet paper and the reduction of its quality, according to recent statements, made by representatives of German public and local media reports. According to them, the average size of a package of toilet paper in Germany has become smaller, which prices for it have risen […]

Schumacher Packaging postpones €700 million investment

Schumacher Packaging Group, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of corrugated and solid board packaging solutions, announced that it was planning the biggest ever investment campaign in the company’s history, amounting to 700 million euros will be invested – 300 million euros of which will be invested in Germany alone. Since then, the Group has changed […]

Lessebo Paper is accelerating within the luxury packaging segment

As a Swedish producer of paper, Lessebo Paper is committed to developing high performance, environmentally friendly paper and board to the international market. With new launches, Lessebo Paper is gaining market shares within the luxury packaging segment. The machines at Lessebo Paper are running at full speed, and the mill is accelerating within the luxury […]

US packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments decreased 10% in September

U.S. packaging papers & specialty packaging shipments in September 2022 decreased 10% compared to September 2021. They were down 2% when compared to the same nine months of 2021, according to the American Forest & Paper Association. Shipments of unbleached bags & sacks were 73,300 short tons for the month of September, down 0.6% year-to-date. […]

Total U.S. Printing-Writing Paper Shipments Increased Five Percent in September 2022

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has released its September 2022 Printing-Writing Monthly report. According to the report, total printing-writing paper shipments increased 5% in September compared to September 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 8% in September compared to the same month last year. Total U.S. printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased […]

Ufastroysnab to start lumber exports to Turkey and Iran

Ufastroysnab was founded in 2010 as a producer of green and dried lumber, including wall lining and moldings. In Udmurtia, the company has logging operations, it has its own allowable cutting area of 5 thousand hectares in this region. In Bashkiria, Ufastroysnab buys timber from local loggers.   The total capacity of the two sawmills […]