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Sappi Europe announces further price increases for Speciality Paper grades

The ongoing rise of raw material costs, particularly pulp, chemicals and energy in combination with extremely high freight rates due to global logistic constraints make further price adjustments unavoidable. Therefore price increases for all Coated and Uncoated Flexible Packaging and Silicone Base Papers will be applied by 1 October.

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Warm-up Contactless

Körber introduces Warm-Up Contactless, a hot embossing system for greater product volumes, which does not require modifications of the embossing rolls and does not use liquids at high temperatures. Körber has found a solution to market challenges with a safe product that saves time, energy, and space.

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Sappi Europe to increase prices by no less than 10% for all graphics paper grades

Sappi Europe announces a price increase for all its woodfree coated, uncoated and mechanical coated paper grades by no less than 10% across all European markets. The increase will be applied with immediate effect on all new business and latest by 1 October depending on current agreements.

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Syassky PPM expands its business in the Fold sector

In Russia, the demand for innovative, high-quality tissue products, including disposable items following the pandemic, has increased significantly in recent years. For this reason, Syassky PPM, an important paper mill in Russia, already active in the Roll sector, has decided to expand its product portfolio by relying on Körber Business Area Tissue’s Fold division.

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Holmen Paper’s Hallsta mill is the biggest PulpEye user in the world

Holmen’s paper mill in Hallstavik, Sweden, has received its fifth PulpEye online pulp analyser which makes the mill the biggest PulpEye user in the world. The first one came in 2006 and the fifth has just arrived at the mill.

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BillerudKorsnäs launches strong, super-light cartonboard

BillerudKorsnäs is introducing two new low grammages of their flagship cartonboard product, CrownBoard Prestige®. Made at KM7, one of the world’s most modern board machines, the two new low grammages are particularly interesting for the graphical industry.

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Stora Enso starts new dispersion barrier line in Forshaga

Stora Enso has completed the installation of dispersion barrier technology at its Forshaga site in Sweden and production has now started. Completion of the installation follows the company’s EUR 10 million investment announced in 2020. The installation was carried out on time and the production of new products will be ramped up during the coming months.

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VPF uses Mondi's sustainable release liners for their labels

Global packaging and paper group Mondi has partnered with German manufacturer VPF, an expert in self-adhesive materials and coatings, to create the world’s first sustainable release liner range made from recycled paper.

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Sappi invests in fully transparent, customer centric supply chain in partnership with Shippeo

Sappi Europe has partnered with Shippeo, a company acting in real-time transportation visibility solutions. This partnership will create a fully transparent supply chain, helping to boost efficiency and customer satisfaction through innovative digital supply chain capabilities.

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Mondi expands its range of plastic-free eCommerce packaging with MailerBAG

Mondi is increasing capacity for their paper-based MailerBAG range to further replace plastic packaging in eCommerce with a recyclable solution made of responsibly sourced renewable materials.

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Stora Enso completes co-determination negotiations at Veitsiluoto site

Stora Enso has completed the co-determination negotiations concerning closing down the pulp and paper production at its Veitsiluoto site in Finland. The closure will take place during the third quarter of 2021. As a result of the negotiations, 550 people will be permanently laid off. Some 28% of the redundancies can be managed through pension arrangements.

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Stora Enso joins WWF’s Forests Forward impact platform

Stora Enso has joined the new WWF platform, Forests Forward. The platform engages businesses and investors to deliver on forest related sustainability ambitions, such as biodiversity protection and forest restoration.

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