International Paper updates on possible offer for DS Smith

International Paper Company has provided an update on its possible offer for DS Smith, which would see the US company acquire DS Smith’s entire issued and to be issued share capital.

"Robust contingency plans" are in place at DS Smith

International Paper confirms proposal to acquire DS Smith

International Paper Company has confirmed that it is in discussions regarding a possible offer to acquire DS Smith, despite Mondi and DS Smith reaching an agreement in principle on the key financial...

(L-R) EBB's Matt Elliott with Realt's Ger Barron

EBB acquires Realt Paper

Elliott Baxter & Company (EBB) has enhanced its offering with the acquisition of Irish company Realt Paper.

Parade Label WS will be available in basis weights ranging from 65 to 80gsm. Image: Sappi Europe

Sappi Gratkorn investment project ‘well on schedule’

Packaging and speciality paper manufacturer Sappi said the investment project at its Gratkorn site in Austria is proceeding on schedule.

Mohawk is a family-owned business founded in 1931

Fedrigoni acquires Mohawk assets

The Fedrigoni Group has acquired certain assets of Mohawk Fine Papers, the company it entered into an industrial partnership with in September 2022.

The implementation of Lecta's price increase will depend on the type of product

Lecta and Sappi to increase speciality prices

Lecta and Sappi Europe will both implement price rises on speciality products from 1 April 2024.

1 February 2024 marked the formal and official opening of the facilities

Portals relaunches mould facility after £700k spend

Portals has officially relaunched the new mould cover manufacturing facility at its Bathford Paper Mill following a £700,000 renovation programme.

Stora Enso: logistical challenges in Q2

Stora Enso profit improvement drive could see 1,000 job losses

Stora Enso has initiated a new profit improvement programme targeting annualised €80m (£68.2m) improvement of its operational EBIT that it said could lead to a potential reduction of approximately...

Sappi confirms Lanaken Mill closure

Sappi has confirmed the closure of its Lanaken Mill in Belgium, a move that will take out more than half a million tonnes of coated woodfree paper production for the heatset web offset market.

The range is available from 80-350gsm in a variety of sizes

EBB adds Lessebo Colours to range

Elliott Baxter & Company (EBB) has introduced Lessebo Colours, a new range of environmentally friendly, uncoated, coloured paper, to its portfolio.

Lecta operates seven paper mills in Europe

Lecta Group completes refinancing

Lecta Group has successfully completed a refinancing agreement, sanctioned by the High Court, to borrow €90m (£77m) of new money for capital expansion.

Sappi Europe to increase fine paper prices

Sappi Europe is set to increase prices for its fine paper grades by 7-10% from January 2024.