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International Paper, RockTenn mildly positive about their 4Q US box shipments at investor event this week

By Will Mies Fri, Dec 13, 2013

OAKLAND, Dec. 13, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Executives from International Paper (IP) and RockTenn (RKT), the two largest North American containerboard producers, presented mildly positive comments on fourth quarter containerboard and corrugated box market conditions at an investment conference this week.

PPI Europe

European virgin cartonboard prices poised to rise, mineral oil migration issue back on the table

By Anne grimbert Thu, Dec 12, 2013

BRUSSELS, Dec. 12, 2013 (PPI Europe) -The last quarter of 2013 has been marked by extended and intense price negotiations on the European virgin cartonboard market and market participants are now facing the prospect of a round of increases at the start of 2014.

RISI

Brazilian corrugated board shipments hit 300,870 tonnes in November

By Fernando Gonzalez Wed, Dec 11, 2013

SAO PAULO, Dec. 11, 2013 (RISI) -Preliminary data released by the Brazilian corrugated board assn (ABPO) show a 3.26% increase in corrugated board shipments in November to 300,870 tonnes over the same month of 2012.

The figures also represent, however, a 5.93% reduction over the 319,835 tonnes recorded in October.

Press Release

Heinzel’s Zellstoff Pöls starts up 80,000 tonne/yr bleached kraft paper machine in Austria

By Wed, Dec 11, 2013

VIENNA, Austria, Dec. 11, 2013 (Press Release) -

At last: after a record construction period of just over 13 months Europe's largest and most modern kraft paper machine has gone into full operation and will be able to produce over 80.000 tonnes of high quality, white kraft paper per annum.

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