Döllken Profiles to invest 11m € in new central warehouse

24.01.2020 − Döllken Profiles, belonging to Surteco Group wants to extend the production areas at its Bönen facility by the end of 2020 and set up a new logistics centre. » more


Glatfelter shedding 100 jobs in Gernsbach

22.01.2020 − P.H. Glatfelter has announced that its Composite Fibers division will stop making metallised paper in Gernsbach, Germany. » more

Surteco Group unveils more restructuring measures

16.01.2020 − The supervisory board of Surteco Group approved a series of comprehensive restructuring measures at its meeting on 19 December. » more

Güler has taken over Homapal export management

09.01.2020 − On November 1, Göksu Güler took over the management of the export business at Homapal, a laminate manufacturer belonging to the Formica Group and mainly focused on wood and metal laminates. » more

Global demand for decor paper hardly improving

19.12.2019 − A slight revival in demand observed by a variety of decor paper manufacturers in October did not improve as the fourth quarter continued.» more

Papcel to be renamed Bellmer Czech after acquisition

11.12.2019 − Bellmer, a company that makes machinery and plants for speciality paper, intends to primarily strengthen its position in Eastern Europe with its 25 November acquisition of Czech Papcel. » more

Valentini sells 1.2 million shares in Neodecortech

06.12.2019 − Finanziaria Valentini sold 1.2 million shares in Neodecortech on 1 November through an accelerated book-building process launched just three days earlier.» more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö signs letter of intent in China

05.12.2019 − Ahlstrom-Munksjö inked a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Chinese Hebei Minglian New Materials Technology with the latter’s majority shareholders at the end of November. » more

Surteco Group: Divestment makes dent into revenues

27.11.2019 − Surteco Group faced a 3% decline in consolidated group revenues to €519.3m in the first nine months of this year. » more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Decor: revenues shy of €100m

18.11.2019 − Ahlstrom-Munksjö has reported another decline in revenues and earnings from its Decor division in the third quarter.» more

Wilsonart sells Asian operations to Aica Kogyo

13.11.2019 − The Japanese chemical and building products group Aica Kogyo is poised to significantly expand its laminate business by acquiring Asian operations from Wilsonart International.» more

ICDLI officials re-elected for another term

31.10.2019 − Members of ICDLI re-elected president Carlos Cruz (Sonae Industria), vice presidents Rolf Wermelinger (Argolite) and Dr Lutz Reitzel (Resopal) for another three-year term at the organisation’s annual assembly.» more

New shareholder structure for Renolit and RKW

25.10.2019 − The Fischer and Lang/Helms families have acquired all shares in JM Holding - and thus also in Renolit - as part of a July agreement to reorganise the shareholder structure at JM Holding.» more

Titanium dioxide classified as suspected cancer substance

23.10.2019 − The European Commission decided to classify titanium dioxide in powder form as a substance suspected of causing cancers in humans through inhalation (category 2 carcinogen) after all on 4 October. » more

Papierwerke Lenk sold to a Canadian investor

21.10.2019 − The Canadian investor Rajeev Singh has been given the green light to acquire the German speciality paper producer Papierwerke Lenk in a process under way since the start of 2019. » more

Neodecortech starts up several pieces of technology

16.10.2019 − Neodecortech intends to expand its manufacturing capabilities for speciality products by making a variety of investments at its Filago headquarters.» more