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Stora Enso to Sell Hylte Newsprint Mill to Sweden Timber for EUR 18 Million

Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its paper mill in Hylte, Sweden, and all its related assets to Sweden Timber, a Sweden-based sawmill and planning mill company. The enterprise value is approximately EUR 18 million. The Hylte Mill in southwest Sweden is one of the largest newsprint mills in the world, and has […]

Stora Enso consideras conversion of its Langerbrugge mill

Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line. Aligned with Stora Enso’s strategic focus on renewable materials, the investment would support the growth opportunity created by the increasing demand for recycled packaging […]

Burgo announces price increase for coated magazine paper

Burgo Group is set to increase prices for its entire range of fine and publication papers on the European market. The decision was motivated by the ongoing production cost increases, especially pulp, energy and chemicals, Burgo said.   The company is asking for a 15 percent price hike for coated mechanical papers (LWC, MWC) for […]

SCA closes down another paper machine at its Ortivken mill

One machine for coated magazine paper is left running at the site and will be closed within the next seven weeks. After having shut down the first machine in January, SCA has now closed the second paper machine at its Ortviken paper mill in Sweden on 4 February. LWC1 produced coated publication paper for magazines […]

Publication paper prices hit all-time low in Germany and Italy

Market players believe that the latest price development will accelerate industry restructuring and lead to more capacity closures for newsprint and magazine paper. Newsprint and magazine paper prices reached hit rock bottom at the start of 2021: The latest price round for deliveries as of January 2021 resulted in historically low prices on the markets […]

French publication paper prices tumble to historically low levels

With just a few exceptions, all price negotiations on the French newsprint and magazine paper market had been put to bed in France in the second week of January. The knock-on effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the European publication paper markets are clearly illustrated by prices negotiated in the latest round of talks in […]

Publication paper prices in the UK could reach historic low

Shrinking markets are putting pressure on newsprint and magazine paper prices in the UK. The weakness of the pound sterling is additionally burdening suppliers. Prices for publication paper and woodfree paper on the British market continue to trend lower as these markets suffer from a steep drop in consumption amidst the upheaval of this pandemic […]

UK: Negotiations begin on publication paper prices

Buyers want further price reductions for newsprint and magazine paper. Negotiations for new prices and delivery terms as of January 2021 have started in the UK newsprint market and they are taking place under exceptional circumstances. In November, demand did not recover any further following its collapse in the spring and some recovery later on, […]