Effective June 1, 2018, to offset rapid and unprecedented increases in freight costs, Kemira will implement a $0.02/pound price adjustment for all Process & Functional Chemicals sold on a delivered basis to pulp and paper customers in North America. The…
Hardwood pulp manufacturers in Europe have some of the highest wood fiber costs in the world despite prices for hardwood pulplogs having trended downward in most key markets on the continent over the past six years. In the second half…
Modest increases in wood fiber costs and a substantial rise in market pulp prices have improved profitability for many market pulp manufacturers worldwide during the second half of 2017, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Pulp manufacturers in many countries have…
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 10:20

SCA increases prices on publication paper

SCA increases prices on coated publication paper, CMR , and improved uncoated publication paper by 40 Euro per tonne. “ We see a substantially stronger demand for publication paper, “ says Ulf Edman Vice President Sales and Marketing Publication Paper.…
Due to continuing rises in costs for pulp and other raw materials, especially leuco dye (ODB2), Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is increasing its prices for thermal paper for deliveries from 1 July 2018. Prices for the whole THERMOSCRIPT® thermal paper range…
Industrial Assets Corp. dba BIDITUP Auctions Worldwide, a global leader in asset conversion is announcing that the assets from a leading manufacturer of corrugated paper boxes will soon be coming to auction. This significant global webcast auction of some of…
Wood fiber costs for hardwood pulp manufacturers in Sweden are among the lowest in Europe after having been on a downward trajectory since 2011, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly. However, in late 2017 this trend reversed because of tighter…
Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: XRM), a leading manufacturer and supplier of machine clothing and roll covers for the paper and packaging industry, has just announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a review of strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder…
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has upgraded Metsä Board Corporation's issuer credit rating to investment grade, from BB+ to BBB-. The outlook of the rating is stable. The upgrade reflects Metsä Board’s strong performance in 2017 and the expectation of…
Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by up to 15 percent on all wet strength resins globally, effective immediately. The price increase is necessary due to the significant increase in key raw material costs combined…
Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases for all polymer products in the EMEA region. The price increase of +8-10% for all applications, which will become effective on 1st March 2018 or as…
Friday, 02 February 2018 07:27

Amazon Papyrus to Increase Prices

“Amazon Papyrus Chemicals (APC), Hong Kong, announces a price increase of 5 - 15% depending on the products, with immediate effect or wherever contracts allow. This price increase is necessary due to a significant increase in raw material, manufacturing, packaging,…
The difficulties with production availability continued in the fourth quarter 2017 which impacted sales volumes negatively despite a very strong market. Operating profit (EBIT) for full year 2017 is calculated to be approximately MSEK 2 240 which is lower than…
Metsä Board is raising its result guidance for the fourth quarter of 2017, which was announced in Metsä Board’s interim report for January–September 2017. The previous guidance was: Mainly due to the maintenance shutdown at the Husum integrated mill, Metsä…
The Board of Directors of Valmet Oyj has decided on a new long-term share-based incentive plan for Valmet's key employees. The aim of the plan is to combine the objectives of the shareholders and the key employees in order to…
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