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Voith announces necessary price adjustments for the paper industry

Voith announced that it has to make price adjustments in the paper industry. One of the many impacts of the global pandemic is the enormous cost increases in many industrial sectors, such as raw materials, packaging and transport. Prices will increase between 2.8 percent and 4.2 percent in the product areas of paper machine clothing, […]

Bong to hike prices for its packaging products

Bong has decided to increase its prices to the market as a result of the continued increase in raw material prices. The majority of Bong’s price increases will come into effect during 3Q 2021 and will be on both Envelope and Light packaging products.   The reason behind this is that most of Bong’s raw […]

Sappi Europe to hike prices for fine paper

 Sappi Europe has launched a price hike initiative for fine paper on markets in Europe and overseas. The move is motivated by cost increases for raw materials and logistics. In Europe, Sappi is asking for an 8-10 percent price increase for uncoated and coated woodfree reels and sheets. According to Sappi, the price hike in […]

Wood fiber costs ranged between 45% and 70% of the cash costs for the production of pulp around the world in the 4Q/18

Wood fiber costs

Global wood fiber prices have trended upward for much of the period 2014 to 2018, with wood costs going up the most for pulp mills in Western North America, Europe, Indonesia, and China. Only pulp mills in Brazil and Eastern Canada have seen their wood costs go down during this period. Wood fiber costs ranged […]

Romanian tissue paper maker reports higher sales

tissue paper

Romanian tissue paper producer Rom Paper estimates its revenues for 2018 rose to about RON 75 million (€16 million), an increase of some 10% compared with a year earlier.   Osman Yelmer, the general director of the Romanian manufacturer, said that the country’s tissue paper consumption is expected to rise in the coming years. Currently, […]

Players on LWC paper market agree on price increase next year

LWC paper market

However, by the beginning of December demand on the LWC market had calmed noticeably compared with the first half of the year, insiders confirmed. This was inevitably perceived as the market weakening, insiders added. Although LWC manufacturers continued to describe their workloads as satisfactory, a few insiders voiced doubt whether this situation would continue for […]

Prices for brown recycled containerboard declining in Germany and Poland in November

Prices for brown recycled containerboard

Signs of a weakening on the the European corrugated case material markets have become more prevalent over the past few weeks. Demand failed to live up to the industry’s expectations in August and September. At the same time, paper machines were running at full speed so manufacturers’ inventories were rising. In the past few months, […]

Pulp prices start to decrease

Pulp prices

According to Euwid, converters as well as some suppliers report signing contracts in November at lower prices för NBSK pulp than the month before. The same trend was seen in eucalyptus pulp. “The market is witnessing what nobody expected to see before the end of the year: prices of northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp […]

Prices for brown recycled containerboard declining in Germany and Poland in November

brown recycled containerboard

Signs of a weakening on the the European corrugated case material markets have become more prevalent over the past few weeks. Demand failed to live up to the industry’s expectations in August and September. At the same time, paper machines were running at full speed so manufacturers’ inventories were rising. In the past few months, […]

Containerboard prices unchanged in Mexico; domestic paper use grows to sub for imports

containerboard mexico

Mexican contacts reported unchanged prices for domestic containerboard in November and December, compared to October, with recycled kraftliner at Peso 11,800-12,500/tonne ($580-615/tonne), delivered, and recycled medium at Peso 10,800-11,600/tonne ($535-570/tonne), delivered, according to thePPI Latin Americasurvey. Current prices are respectively 4.3% and 3.2% than they were in December 2017.