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The Spanish paper and board market:

weak demand in every sector

Recycled containerboard prices reported to be stable (E) – Packaging paper The Spanish recycled corrugated case material market was largely unchanged compared with the end of the first quarter in the month of May. Market players said that... more


The German plastics packaging market:

industry vying for orders

Significant decline including the premium cosmetics segment (D) – These days “survival”is the key word on the plastics packaging market, summarized an EUWID respondent. New developments were being postponed and creativity was also taking a... more

The British paper and board market:

noticeable pressure on kraftliner

Suppliers are working to keep prices stable Packaging paper (UK) – Kraftliner: The conditions seen in recent weeks on the British kraftliner market remained in place in May, too. This sector is being characterised by a sharp fall in consumption... more

The German tinplate packaging market:

deliveries down in most segments

Price and contract negotiations still fuzzy for third quarter (D) – Increased prices for raw materials are still pressing down on tinplate converters in Germany in the second quarter, however, there are other factors that are also exacerbating... more

Packaging industry

prioritizes environmental criteria

(EU) - What are the driving factors for making packaging decisions in 2009? The Packaging Community, based in Brussels/Belgium, has addressed this question and commissioned a survey among 650 packaging decision-makers comprising brand owners,... more

The German paper and board market:

crisis still strangling business

Subdued mood among corrugated board suppliers Packaging Paper (D)- Kraftliner: The atmosphere among manufacturers of kraftliner remains tense in light of downward demand trends, which vary highly from industry to industry. Demand for packaging... more

Brussels comments on internal market,

beverage packaging and competition

Commission opposes mandatory deposit based on content (EU) – The European Commission has published a communication on beverage packaging, deposit systems and the free movement of goods. In the document, the institution explains its... more

2008 a satisfactory year for

aluminium aerosol can manufacturers

(EU) - AEROBAL (International Organisation of Aluminium Aersol Container Manufacturers) reports another increase in the annual production of aluminium aerosol cans. Despite declining demand in the last quarter of 2008, annual production increased... more

The French paper and board market:

recovered paper prices rising slightly

The cartonboard business improved a little during the month of April Packaging paper (F) – Kraftliner: demand for unbleached kraftliner remained weak in France in a year-on-year comparison during the month of April, too, manufacturers reported.... more

The German paper and board market:

kraftliner prices slipped again

Recovered paper market characterised by north-south divide Packaging paper (D) – Kraftliner: in Germany, manufacturers of brown kraftliner were at pains in April to retain prices at stable levels after having to make several concessions in... more

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