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Slowing capacity investment trend in Europe's CCM segment

17 Sep 2020 − 

The investment activity on the European market for corrugated case material has slowed over the past two years.

Although a few printing and writing paper producers, e.g. Norske Skog, are still toying with the idea of converting some of their paper machines to corrugated case material production, it appears that such ambitions often do not progress beyond the contemplation stage. Since Stora Enso revealed its plans for a rebuild at the Oulu mill in Finland, there have been no other specific announcements of this kind in Europe. Excess capacities and the uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus crisis are certainly contributing to this reticence.

This is an excerpt from an article published in EUWID Packaging Markets 9/2020.
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