Once a fortnight PG Paper will deliver the latest news from our industry, all in one place, keeping you up to date with price changes, mergers, movers and shakers and more. Welcome to our first update.
Price Rises Continue in March
Sappi Europe publish details of a price increase across their Packaging and Specialty Paper grades on 3rd March. The increase of between 7-11% will impact deliveries from 1st April 2021. Read Sappi’s release here.
Helene Biström announces her Departure
Helene Biström, BillerudKorsnäs’ Executive Vice President, has confirmed she will leave the paper giant in 2021, after two years with the company.
European giant, Lucart continues its expansion with acquisition of Essential Supply Products
Essential Supply Products Ltd has a turnover of around £26m per annum, a head office and production plant in Malvern and employs 85 people on 5 different processing lines. It is one of the UK’s leading independent manufacturers and converters of disposable tissue products.
Valmet to Supply Board and Fine Paper Making Lines with Pulp Production to Fujian Liansheng in China [Mar. 2, 2021]
Global technology organisation, Valmet has announced it will supply a folding boxboard making line, a fine paper making line and a bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp production line to Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China.
Kruger Products Starts-up TAD Tissue Plant in Sherbrooke; Announces $240 Million Expansion Project
Having recently completed the construction and successful start-up of its new Sherbrooke Tissue Plant, Kruger Products has announced a new investment of $240M to build another tissue plant and two additional converting lines in the same area. Full details of their video announcement below: