440 staff work at the Maxau paper mill. Image: Stora Enso

Lidl owner to acquire Stora Enso Maxau paper mill

The German owner of supermarket chains Lidl and Kaufland has agreed to buy Stora Enso’s Maxau paper production site in Germany.

De Jong Packaging was founded by market gardener Henk De Jong

Stora Enso in €1bn corrugated buy

Stora Enso has boosted its corrugated packaging offering with a €1bn-plus deal to acquire De Jong Packaging Group.

New lab works in a similar way to large-scale industrial recycling facilities

Mondi road tests recyclability with new lab

Mondi aims to speed up the development of new sustainable packaging materials after opening its first in-house laboratory for testing recyclability.

Lessebo brands include Kaskad

Energy crisis halts production at Lessebo

Historic Swedish mill Lessebo Paper has halted production after the energy price crisis resulted in a €16m (£13.8m) increase in electricity costs.

Chapelton: reduction of carbon use is part of long-term business plan

Chapelton sets Carbon Neutral goals

Paper and board supplier Chapelton has teamed with CarbonQuota to become Carbon Neutral on its direct operations.

Jumbo reel at the UPM Caledonian mill in Scotland

Government urged to do more on energy crisis

Bosses at energy intensive industries have welcomed the latest government proposals on potential subsidies, but say more needs to be done to allow UK firms, including papermakers, to operate...

Endutex’s Biotex Collection includes bio-based and bio-attributed materials

Soyang Europe adds Endutex Biotex products to range

Wide-format substrate manufacturer and hardware reseller Soyang Europe has added Endutex’s Biotex Collection of eco-friendly materials to its portfolio.

Sustainable sample boxes are available from Amari Plastics

Amari Plastics launches new sustainable materials

Amari Plastics has launched a new sustainable collection of media products designed to meet the rising customer demand for environmentally friendly materials.

King: Excited to invest in the growth of Mondi's packaging business

Mondi to acquire Italian mill from Burgo

Mondi has agreed to acquire the Duino mill near Trieste, Italy from the Burgo Group for €40m (£33.7m).

Sappi: variable costs increased by 47% compared to the prior year

Sappi notes 'extraordinary inflation' in Q3 results

Sappi has posted record Q3 results but has flagged the ongoing energy crisis as a potential risk for its European business.