Tag Archives: recycled cartonboard

MM Board & Paper to modernize board machines at three mills in Austria, Germany and Slovenia

MM Board & Paper will rebuild the board machines in Frohnleiten, Austria; Neuss, Germany; and Kolicevo, Slovenia, during February-September 2023. The rebuild of board machine 3 in Frohnleiten, Austria, mill is scheduled from February to mid-March 2023. Fully automated and optimized production processes will significantly increase the efficiency of stock preparation while reducing specific energy consumption. […]

Mayr-Melnhof Group sells two packaging sites in Russia

The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has sold its two Packaging sites in Russia, St. Petersburg and Pskov, to the local investor Granelle following approval by the governmental authorities. The selling price amounts to approx. EUR 134 million. In 2021, the plants generated combined sales of approx. EUR 124 million. The transaction is expected to have a […]

Ibema announces a feasibility study for a new BCTMP plant in Paraná

Brazilian cartonboard manufacturer Ibema announces that the construction of a BCTMP plant in the municipality of Turvo, Paraná, is under feasibility study. At an advanced stage of analysis, the project includes a long-term supply contract with Suzano, which owns 49% of the company. ‘We estimate that, if implemented, this initiative will add up to 160 thousand […]

Total Fiber Recovery announces $80 million investment in new recycled pulp facility

Total Fiber Recovery (TFR) will construct an $80 million recycled pulp production facility in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia. The new facility and company is called Total Fiber Recovery of Chesapeake (TFRC) and is a joint venture between CellMark and Bulk Handling Systems, an affiliate of Total Fiber Recovery, and the ones who are furnishing […]

Reno de Medici chooses Tietoevry as their digital business transformation partner

Reno de Medici (RDM Group) has selected Tietoevry to modernize their core business processes and enable digitalization in their nine mills. RDM Group is the leading producer in the recycled cartonboard business and the largest producer in Italy, France, the Netherlands and in the Iberian Peninsula. The renewal is based on Tietoevry’s Sales and Manufacturing […]

Fiskeby Board AB to acquire Baden Board in Germany

Fiskeby has agreed to acquire Baden Board GmbH, based in Gernsbach, Germany provided an approval by the Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt).   Baden Board is a well-established producer of 100% recycled cartonboard and a packaging solution provider. By adding the capacity of the Baden mill, Fiskeby will almost double it´s output and extend the product […]

RDM Group completes acquisition of Papelera del Principado

Reno de Medici Group har completed the announced acquisition of Papelera del Principado SA. Founded in 1977, Paprinsa operates in the recycled White Lined Chipboard (WLC) business. Today, it is the second largest producer of recycled cartonboard in Spain and the eighth manufacturer of cartonboard in Europe. The company has both its headquarters and mill […]

Reno de Medici announces second price increase

Higher costs, especially for recovered paper, force RDM to increase cartonboard prices. Italian recycled cartonboard supplier Reno de Medici has informed customers of a second price increase, citing the continuous growth in input costs, especially for recovered fibre, as the reason. The increase of €55/t or £50/t will be valid for all new orders with […]

Talks on higher prices for recycled cartonboard yielding first results in Germany and Italy

Manufacturers report higher prices for GD and greyboard but only for volumes not covered by contracts. In the case of quarterly contracts prices are said to go up for deliveries as of April. Cartonboard manufacturers were partially successful in increasing prices for GD and greyboard on the markets in Germany and Italy. They are citing high raw […]

Fiskeby announces price increase for recycled cartonboard

 Fiskeby has announced a price increase for its Multiboard product range. More and more suppliers of recycled cartonboard are informing their customers of plans to increase prices. They are citing good demand and high costs particularly for recycled fiber as reasons. After Mayr-Melnhof and Reno de Medici had come out with such demands, Fiskeby has […]