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The new European list of corrugated base papers

A document for producers and users of corrugated base papers.

The new European list of corrugated base papers, updated by CCB Cepi ContainerBoard (European list of corrugated base papers) has been published. This is the result of a 23-year-long experience and improvements linked…

Business Strategy

DS Smith is expanding its own presence in Europe

DS Smith, one of the main suppliers of recycled corrugated cardboard in Europe, announces the purchase of the activities relating to corrugated cardboard of the Lantero Group. This purchase was settled with a…


From Favini the «paper from waste»

It is not just words: from Favini two ideas which have improved its catalogue of papers made from food waste. The first is called Naturally Clicquot 3, a new 100% biodegradable and recyclable…


Completion of acquisition of Grupo Lantero’s corrugated business

For approximately € 190 m (c.£ 135 m), following receipt of competition authority clearance, DS Smith signed the completion of the acquisition of the corrugated activities of Grupo Lantero last July.

The business is a well-invested Iberian corrugated producer with a strong focus in the FMCG sector, operating seven sites across Spain. This acquisition significantly strengthens our operations in Spain, an important and growing…

Recycled Cardboard

DS Smith takes over Duropack

A major supplier of recycled corrugated cardboard packaging products in Europe, DS Smith, announced its acquisition of Duropack for about 300 million Euros. Duropack, which produces recycled corrugated cardboard packagings, notably niche products…

Paper Mills

DS Smith increases its stake in Italmaceri to 100%

DS Smith has announced the acquisition of the remaining 50% of the Italian collection company Italmaceri Srl (“Italmaceri”) of which it already owned 50% as part of the 2012 acquisition of SCA Packaging….

Business Strategy

DS Smith increases its participation in Italmaceri to 100%

DS Smith  has recently announced the acquisition of the remaining 50% of the shares of the Italian recovery company Italmaceri Srl («Italmaceri»). DS Smith already owned 50% of the capital of Italmaceri as…

Corporate news

Recycled packaging: Interim Management Statement

DS Smith business has continued to perform well, driven by growth across the Group and the ongoing delivery of the previously announced synergies from the acquisition of SCA Packaging. Like-for-like corrugated box volume…

DS Smith repositioning creates unified vision for the future

Packaging and supply cycle strategist DS Smith is bringing its packaging, paper, plastics and recycling businesses together under one new unified corporate identity and brand.

The move comes 18 months after the UK-based manufacturer acquired Swedish rival SCA Packaging, which secured a 14% share of the European corrugated packaging market for DS Smith. Group chief executive Miles Roberts…


Recently signed by DS Smith a contract for eight Carer electric forklift trucks, 7 ton each

Founded in 1976, Carer works in the sector of the application and principals of electric technologies to the forklift trucks continuing to invest in research, development and application of those key principles in…

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