Paper giant Sappi said it will raise the price of its coated fine papers by “at least 10%” in March. Whilst Mondi will increase the price of uncoated fine paper grades in cut-size, folio, and reels by 5-8% as of 1 April 2010. M-real will also raise coated and uncoated white-top kraftliner prices by £50 per tonne in the UK.
Will Oldham, general manager for UPM UK paper sales, said “the company has announced increases to its wood-free coated papers due to ongoing cost pressures”.
And today Arjo Wiggins announced that the cost of it’s woodfree and recycled papers would increase by a minimum of 8%.