Pack Tech

November 21, 2023

Higher wood fiber costs for pulpmills worldwide in 2023

Global pulp prices have fallen steadily since late 2022 when they reached record highs. The most significant decline has been for hardwood pulp, traded at a […]
November 2, 2023

Ilim Group appoints new CEO

The Board of Directors appointed Aleksei Lomko as Chief Executive Officer of  Russian JSC Ilim Group effective from October 30, 2023. Aleksei Lomko is one of […]
October 23, 2023

Hardwood pulp producers achieve trend turnaround in Europe too

Tables are turning on the pulp market: Prices for bleached eucalyptus pulp (BEK) are poised to move up while northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp prices […]
October 20, 2023

IP announces plans to permanently close its Orange mill and to permanently cease production on pulp machines in Riegelwood and Pensacola

International Paper today announced a series of actions to further strengthen and optimize its manufacturing system to meet customers’ needs. The company will permanently close its […]
October 11, 2023

Norske Skog divests Tasman industrial site to Oji Fibre

Norske Skog has completed the sale of the Tasman mill industrial site and remaining mill assets in New Zealand to Australasian pulp, paper, and packaging group […]
September 14, 2023

Smurfit Kappa strikes $11 billion WestRock deal to create packaging leader

Ireland’s Smurfit Kappa is buying U.S. rival WestRock for an agreed $11 billion to create the world’s biggest paper and packaging company and try to better […]
August 18, 2023

Paper Excellence Canada permanently curtails Catalyst Paper Tiskwat

  Paper Excellence Canada announced today the permanent curtailment of Catalyst Paper tiskwat, its paper mill in Powell River, BC. “It was a difficult decision to […]
August 9, 2023

Vida CEO appointed president of Canfor Europe

Vida is Sweden’s largest sawmill group with, among other things, 12 sawmills. Since 2019, the Canadian company Canfor has owned 70% of the shares in Vida. […]