Fiskeby Board AB to acquire Baden Board
Fiskeby Board have taken a new step in their supply of recycled board with the proposed acquisition of Baden Board GmbH, recognised for their production of 100% recycled cartonboard and packaging solutions. This will allow Fiskeby Board to nearly double its output and widen their portfolio. Read more in their latest press release.
Felix Schoeller plans expansion of Release Liner Manufacturing to North America
The group, recognised as a leading manufacturer of siliconised poly-coated kraft (PCK) liners, plans to invest in a manufacturing operation for Release Liners at their Pulaski, New York facility. This will lead to geographic expansion and will also add new operations to coat both solventless and solvent based silicone systems. Read more about what the CEO of Felix Schoeller North America said about these plans.
Klabin invests $40 million in technology to improve the application of sustainable barrier in paperboard
Kablin, Brazil’s largest producer and exporter of paper and packaging, has announced this investment in line with its commitment to introduce more sustainable solutions in the market. At the mill, this solution will retain the original recycling and composting components of paper, while simultaneously providing a sustainable opportunity compared to what’s currently available. Read more about this investment in Kablin’s latest press release.
Price Increases Across the Industry
Feldmuehle to increase prices for wet strength label papers
The leading manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, Feldmuehle GmbH, plans to increase prices of all label paper qualities as of 1st October 2021 which will impact all new orders with deliveries from this date. Find out more via Pulp Paper News.
The Navigator Company increases paper prices in Europe up to 6%
As costs of raw materials, energy and logistics continue to rise throughout 2021, the added pressure to current margins has led to the need to raise prices to support profitability. This price change will impact all dispatches from 27th September 2021. Read more in the latest statement from The Navigator Company.
DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE to increase speciality paper prices significantly, effective October 1
Again, owing to the increasing costs of raw materials and energy, DREWSEN SPEZIALPAPIERE will be increasing the prices of their uncoated woodfree paper grades for deliveries made from 1st October 2021. The company has noted that customers will be contacted directly by their sales team. Find out more on their company news page.