DS Smith announced a Euro 60/tonne price increase for European customers, with stable RCCM production costs and rising old corrugated container prices, while UKL prices surged across Europe except in the UK, hinting at potential hikes and market fluctuations.

Learn how primary packaging preferences are shaping FMCG trends, as a new Elopak survey reveals UK and German shoppers’ preference for cartonboard packaging

The investment will increase Forest Paper Group’s packaging paper conversion capacity by 25% and enable further growth in recycled packaging

In a marketplace with more than enough supply and unsettled demand, pricing for linerboard held unchanged for January, as major integrated mills lined up their Jan. 1 invoices for higher pricing of $70/ton on linerboard and $100-110/ton for corrugating medium in North America’s open market. Based on Fastmarkets’ PPI Pulp & Paper Week pricing survey, roughly one-third […]

Packaging procurement professionals’ perspectives on supply challenges, creative packaging options, buyer-supplier relationships and more

Our packaging focus for August takes a look at the prices of containerboard, folding boxboard and white-lined chipboard across five European countries

A mixture of inflation, destocking and a preference to eat out have impacted the prices of various paperboard grades

Chinese producers instigated price hikes in a bid to stop price declines amid poor packaging demand

The paper machine can produce kraftliner, white top liner and boxboard

China’s stalling economic recovery resulted in sluggish demand for paper and paper packaging