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Mondi announces agreement to sell Mondi Syktyvkar

September 18, 2023 ` 19:46  
Mondi announces that it has entered into an agreement to sell its last remaining facility in Russia, Joint Stock Company Mondi Syktyvkar to Sezar Invest LLC for a total cash consideration of RUB 80 billion (approximately €775 million...

Sibtara Company is planning to increase its production capacity

August 30, 2023 ` 17:03  
Sibtara Company LLC (Altay Region) that produces corrugated packaging intends to commission a new production line by the end of 2023, reports Interfax Siberia referencing Yury Skhomenko, founder of Sibtara. After the expansion, the production output will increase...

Mikhail Mishustin announced the need to create new pulp & paper mills in Russia

August 28, 2023 ` 16:25  
The Russian timber industry needs to upgrade its facilities for more value-added wood processing, which specifically involves creating modern pulp & paper mills, declared Mikhail Mishustin, Russian Prime Minister, at the Innoprom 2023 exhibition. Only a few large...

Kama presented new coated cardboard for the pharma industry

August 24, 2023 ` 17:30  
A company from the Perm Region produced the first test batch of coated cardboard for pharmaceutical packaging. The new product named KAMA Pharma was successfully tested at the graphic arts printing facility of one of the market’s leaders...

Segezha Group increased paper bags output at its plant near Moscow

August 23, 2023 ` 11:41  
Segezha Packaging (Lobnya, Moscow Region) ramped up the production of consumer paper bags. In 2022, the enterprise produced 52.5 million pieces, while the 2021 output was 29.8 million pieces. In H1 2023, Segezha Packaging made 35.2 million pieces....

Biofuel, cardboard, and paper are included in the list of recycled products whose producers will receive additional government support

August 18, 2023 ` 16:32  
As of March 1, 2024, Russian producers of biofuel, cardboard, and paper using recycled materials will be entitled to government support measures within the Industry Development and Competitiveness Improvement state program and the subsidized loans program by the...

Federation Council suggested introducing prohibitive duties on furniture and paper from unfriendly countries

August 17, 2023 ` 16:29  
The Federation Council suggests that the Cabinet of Ministers introduce prohibitive import duties on several types of furniture, paper, and packaging from unfriendly countries, says a draft resolution of the Council on Forest Sector Development Issues of the...

Essity has exited the Russian market

July 19, 2023 ` 11:24  
The hygiene and health company Essity has completed the divestment of its operations in Russia for a purchase price of approximately SEK 1.2 billion on a cash and debt-free basis. Essity has thus exited Russia. Essity began work...

L-PACK to invest over 10 billion rubles to build a corrugated cardboard plant in the Moscow region

July 5, 2023 ` 15:56  
L-PACK company, with the support of the Moscow Region Development Corporation, will build a production facility in Kashira SEZ; as reported by the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Science of the Moscow Region, the enterprise will comprise a...

Production of toilet paper reached a historic high in Russia in 2022

May 3, 2023 ` 19:43  
Toilet paper production reached a historic high in Russia, says the Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper referencing data from Roslesinforg. The toilet paper output increased by 21.1% YoY in 2022, up to 6.986 billion rolls.