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Klabin starts up paper machine in Paraná, Brazil

Klabin starts up paper machine 28 (PM28) of Puma II Project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. Equipped with advanced technology, the machine was designed to produce more resistant and higher quality paperboards, especially for the food and beverage segments. The new 300-meter-long machine can produce 460,000 tons per year, with flexibility for white top liner and kraftliner […]

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 […]

SCA to increase kraftliner prices by €100 per tonne

SCA increases the prices on white and brown kraftliner in Europe by €100 per tonne. The new price is valid from April 1, 2022. – We see good demand in the market for kraftliner while supply is limited. Increased costs are evident and must be managed in order to safeguard stable supply of sustainable kraftliner, […]

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 […]

SCA to hike kraftliner prices in Europe

SCA increases prices on brown and white kraftliner by Euro 50 per tonne in Europe. The new prices are valid from August, 1, 2021. “Driven by the continued strong market for transport packaging, the global demand for kraftliner remains high,” says Mikael Frölander, VP Sales & Marketing Containerboard. The core of SCA’s business is the […]

German kraftliner prices might rise in February

Demand for kraftliner in Germany is strong at the moment, with e-commerce fuelling demand for packaging. This encourages suppliers to consider further price hikes, this time also for white-top kraftliner, from February. January was a steady month on the German kraftliner market with no price changes following the hike that was implemented in December. Now, […]

Kraftliner prices in Germany continue to slide in March

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Excess supply on Germany’s kraftliner market led to softening prices. This is particularly true for brown kraftliner, but white-top kraftliner is affected too. Kraftliner prices on the German market continued trending downwards in March. Industry observers reported noticeable delivery declines compared to the previous year. This is particularly true for the brown grades. The excess […]