Levels for all surveyed coated fine paper (CFP) grades were unchanged. Premium end CFP prices remained at RMB 5,400-5,550/tonne ($871-895/tonne), the same as in November.
Commodity CFP grades were flat at RMB 5,000-5,050/tonne.
APP China announced a hike of RMB 100/tonne, but did not get it through. Other producers had also mulled over price rises in the past several months, but most backed off due to poor demand.Read more
The Taicang facility operates eight machines, producing recycled containerboard, grayback coated duplex board and uncoated printing and writing (P&W) paper.Read more
Metsä Board has awarded Pöyry with the assignment for engineering consultancy, laser scanning, 3D modelling, detail engineering and site services for the new folding boxboard machine project at their Husum Mill in Sweden. The assignment is a continuation of the pre-feasibility and the pre-engineering services performed by Pöyry and it covers the majority of the required engineering services related to the implementation of the project.Read more
Metsä Board Kyro mill, located in Kyröskoski, 40 km northwest of Tampere, Finland, started up Metso's coat weight profiler technology on its Board Machine 1 (BM1) in June 2014. By replacing a manual control with an accurate automated solution, the mill has been able to further boost the quality of its folding boxboard through significantly better coat weight CD profiles.Read more