Market&Trends

This year the global gross output of pulp and paper is poised to increase by a 1.4% rate.

Market&trends: the pulp and paper sector is not dead yet

Despite the numerous and often digitalization-driven criticalities that manufacturers and market players are facing, the pulp and paper global landscape still appears lively and most of all able to build upon the opportunities…

Market&trends

The sustainability of ecommerce packaging

Does ecommerce generate more packaging waste than traditional retail distribution? With ecommerce sales growing in the U.S. at 14.6% in 2015, according to Internet Retailer, it’s time for some answers. A new whitepaper…

The Turkish market

Bright stars for paper in Turkey, special attention on tissue

Despite the well-known criticalities that the industry is undergoing, experts are confident that in Turkey a number of sectors and products will still manage to experience an interesting growth rate in the near…

Bodo Kottwitz, founder and director of BKay Tissue Advice.

Spotlight on tissue

The European market: Bodo Kottwitz’s analyses

  The tissue market has always accompanied the economic dynamics of various markets and becomes a precise indicator of their growth. Following the evolution of the tissue market can help understand how to…

Chemicals

Solenis announces an increase in prices in the Asia-Pacific area

Solenis will increase the prices of its chemicals used for the production of cellulose and paper and polyacrylamide (PAM) products for the treatment of industrial waters. The increase between 5 and 10% will…

Market&trends

Cepi preliminary statistics for 2016

  Cepi member countries paper and board production has decreased by 0.1% in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to preliminary figures. Total production in 2016 was around 91 million tonnes. Machine…

Market trends

Raw materials: what’s the situation worldwide?

According to the World Bank, «all main commodity price indexes (except those referring to food products and precious metals) are expected to decrease in 2016». This data has been published by Roskill, i.e….

Cepi statistics

European paper industry: structural change continues, overall positive performance

In 2015, the European paper industry’s performance in total was second best in the world after China, with a stable production and increased consumption compared to 2014. The packaging sector’s production continued to…

Market&trends

If European citizens (still) prefer paper…

According what which emerged from the 59th Congress of the European Federation of Envelope Manufacturers, Fepe, an event held in Berlin from 15-17 September last year, the demand for paper communication has certainly…

Finance

Lecta Group issues bonds worth of 590 million Euros

Lecta, i.e. the European paper group controlled by CVC Capital Partners, also owning Cartiere del Garda, finalized the issuance of “High Yield” bonds (i.e. high-yield but high-risk bonds) at a variable interest rate…

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