Tag Archives: speciality paper

Sappi Europe Announces Major Paper Machine Modernization Project at Its Gratkorn Mill

Sappi Europe announced an upgrade and modernization project at its Gratkorn mill in Austria. The project will focus on Paper Machine 11 (PM11), which will undergo extensive modernization of automation and electrical equipment including drives, control systems, quality control and inspection systems as well as upgrades to the coating profile and other areas. The amount […]

4evergreen alliance launches landmark industry tool to assess fibre-based packaging recyclability

The 4evergreen alliance has published the beta version of its Fibre-Based Packaging Recyclability Evaluation Protocol, part one for standard mills. This landmark tool will help the entire value chain enhance and harmonize how it evaluates the recyclability of existing and future packaging products. Fiber-based packaging designers, manufacturers, and recyclers are constantly innovating to create new […]

Sappi Europe to Increase Prices for Its Woodfree Coated and Uncoated Papers, and Paperboard

Sappi Europe announced that it will increase prices on its range of Woodfree Coated and Uncoated papers, and Paperboard by 8-10% to its European customers effective September 12. This is in addition to previously communicated increases. Sappi said the price adjustment is “due to continuing high cost and volatility in raw materials, energy and transportation.” […]

Drewsen Spezialpapiere withdraws from envelope paper production from 1 July

Due to the expansion of the sustainable paper portfolio, and the ongoing development of technical speciality papers, Drewsen Spezialpapiere will discontinue the production of its PROCUVERTO grades with effect from 1 July 2022. For Drewsen, this is the next logical step in the desire to focus on sustainable, future-oriented paper solutions and to facilitate further growth. Drewsen […]

Sappi Europe announces further price increases

Sappi Europe informs customers about ongoing challenges to cope with further increases of  pulp, energy, chemicals and transportation costs. Sappi Europe will therefore implement further price increases of between 6 and 12% across its entire Speciality Paper Portfolio. The increase will applied latest as of 1 June 2022, taking existing agreements into account. This will […]

Sappi Europe announces further price increases for Sublimation & Inkjet grades

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for Transjet, Basejet and Inkjet grades by 8-12 % valid for deliveries from 1 September 2021. The unprecedented and ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination with extremely high freight rates makes price adjustments unavoidable. Sappi’s sales team will be in contact with […]

325 years of paper “Made in Flensburg”

The Mitsubishi HiTec Paper mill in Flensburg is marking its 325th anniversary this year. Founded by Hinrich Gultzau in 1696 at “Mühlenstrom” outside the city gates, it stands today for the production of high quality thermal, inkjet and barrier papers for flexible packaging. Coated speciality papers from Flensburg are in demand all over the world. […]

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper increases prices for coated speciality papers

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is forced to raise the prices for its coated specialty papers again. The reason for this is the recently continued rise in prices for energy and raw materials. The price adjustments of up to 10% apply to deliveries from June 1, 2021.   Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH is a German subsidiary […]

Pixelle to acquire Appvion speciality paper businesses

Pixelle continues to grow. The company plans to take over two of Appvion’s businesses, which will strengthen its position as a leading player on the US specialty paper market. US company Pixelle Specialty Solutions will acquire two business units of fellow American specialty paper producer Appvion Operations. Pixelle announced it had signed a definitive agreement […]