18/12/2018: SUN HAS LARGEST CIRCULATION BUT THE GUARDIAN TOP ON TRUST
The Sun has the largest monthly reach of any UK national newsbrand across print and online, according to the latest readership figures from Pamco

18/12/2018: PRINT STILL VERY RELEVANT SAYS PAMCO
Printed media continues to reach a significant audience in comparison to digital media, according to the latest figures from PAMCo.

18/12/2018: GREENHOUSE USING PULP MILL WASTE WINS INNOVATION AWARD
Aalto University students have won Wood U Make It Happen?, the innovation contest run by the Finnish Forest Industries Federation.

14/12/2018: EDITORIAL JOBS GO AT KENT NEWSPAPER GROUP AFTER GREATER AUTOMATION OF SUB-EDITING PROCESSES
Two sub-editing jobs have been lost at a weekly newspaper group in Kent after it “simplified” production of its print titles with new technology.

14/12/2018: HEIDELBERG OPENS €50M CENTRE FOR DIGITAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Heidelberg has opened an innovation centre to help its drive to transform the digital print sector

12/12/2018: NEW SCIENTIST EDITOR PREDICTS FIRST ROBOT EDITOR
New Scientist editor Emily Wilson has predicted that while she is the first ever woman editor of the magazine since it launched in 1956, “soon it will be the first robot editor”.

10/12/2018: MIRROR, EXPRESS AND STAR PUBLISHER REACH SET TO MAKE £3M IN SAVINGS
Reach, publisher of the Mirror, Express and Star newspapers, said it expects to make £3m in savings this year, £1m more than forecast, and will have paid down its debt by nearly a third (£26m) by the year’s end.

07/12/2018: HOBS ACQUIRES CANON UK 3D PRINTING
Hobs Group is expanded in the UK 3D printing market with the acquisition of Canon UK’s 3D printer reseller business.

05/12/2018: ESQUIRE GOES BI-MONTHLY AND INCREASES COVER PRICE AS IT AIMS FOR ‘LUXURY POSITIONING’
Men’s lifestyle magazine Esquire will move from a monthly to publishing six issues a year under new plans from owner Hearst UK, with each new issue costing £6 – a cover price hike of 38 per cent.

01/12/2018: SCHEUFELEN TO INCREASE GRASSPAPER PRODUCTION
New investment in German paper mill Scheufelen will be used to ramp up the production of its grasspaper product.

01/12/2018: PROLOG SEEKS BUYERS
Administrators at Promotional Logistics have reported a high level of interest in the business, which continues to trade while a buyer is sought.

29/11/2018: SUSTAINABLE TAKEAWAY FOOD PACKAGING SOLUTION WINS KEMIRA’S INNOVATION CHALLENGE
Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, is happy to announce the winner of the “Food for Thought” innovation challenge - looking for new business models and alternatives to single use plastics in food packaging.<

21/11/2018: UPM PLANS TO INVEST 2 BILLION EURO IN A NEW MILL IN URUGUAY
A year ago UPM and the government of Uruguay signed an investment agreement which outlines the local prerequisites for a potential pulp mill. The agreement details the roles, commitments and timeline for both parties as well as the relevant items to be agreed prior to the final investment decision.

01/11/2018: SAPPI TO EXPAND ITS SPECIALITY AND PACKAGING PAPER CAPACITY
Sappi Limited has signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group Holding AG (CPG) for approximately £130 million

01/08/2018: UK WEEKLY, HELLO, MOVES TO EUROPE
Following the closure of Polestar’s gravure site in Sheffield, a major publisher has moved its weekly magazine title to Belgium, while others still seek permanent solutions.

13/12/2017: SCA TO INVEST SEK 196 MILLION TO BOOST PRODUCTION
SCA is investing SEK 196 million to increase production of white top kraftliner at its Munksund paper mill in Pitea, Sweden. The project involves the woodroom and the mill's pulping operation.

13/12/2017: TRIAL DATE SET FOR FORMER PRINT FIRM DIRECTORS
The former directors of Britain’s one-time largest sheet fed print company are to go on trial next year over charges relating to the non-payment of tax.

11/12/2017: GUARDIAN TO GO TABLOID IN 2018
The Guardian newspaper will abandon its European-style “Berliner” print format next month and go tabloid to help stem heavy losses. I

11/12/2017: SAPPI TO INCREASE PRICES ON WOODFREE GRADES IN EUROPE BY 6-8% FROM START OF 2018
Sappi has announced that it will increase prices for woodfree grades by 6-8% effective on deliveries from January 1, 2018 for all European markets. This follows previous announcements made for its LWC and MWC grades.

10/12/2017: SAPPI TO ACQUIRE SPECIALITY PAPER BUSINESS
Sappi has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group Holding AG (CPG) for approximately $149 million

09/12/2017: TAYLOR BLOXHAM INVESTS IN KBA RAPIDA 106
Taylor Bloxham has moved to increase its print capacity by investing in a Rapida 106 from KBA, a press capable of printing at speeds of 18,000sph.

08/12/2017: HOW TO STOP BREXIT WINS AT PARLIAMENTARY BOOK AWARDS
Politicians have voted Nick Clegg’s How to Stop Brexit as the best non-fiction by a parliamentarian this year in the Parliamentary Book Awards.

07/12/2017: JOHNSTON PRESS EARNING 1 MILLION ON 'i' NEWSPAPER
Johnston Press has announced that I newspaper is trading in line with its ambitious plan, with EBITDA in September, October and November averaging £1 million per month, for the first time since acquisition.

04/12/2017: DE LA RUE VYING FOR CRUCIAL PASSPORT CONTRACT
The firm prints the current passport, and issued over 15m this year. However, it could now face competition from the French and the Dutch, which are also vying for the opportunity. The contract is worth up to £480m.

02/12/2017: WTO PANEL UPHOLDS IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON INDONESIA
WTO Panel Upholds Imposition of Antidumping and Countervailing Duties on Imports of Certain Coated Paper from Indonesia

02/12/2017: UK’S OLDEST POSTCARD FIRM SET TO CLOSE
J Salmon, the family-owned firm, which has been publishing postcards and calendars since 1880, will close this December.

01/12/2017: ST IVES LOSES GBP13 MILLION SAINSBURY’S MARKETING CONTRACT
Marketing services company St Ives PLC has said that its contract with J Sainsbury PLC had not been renewed.

01/12/2017: HAYMARKET LAUNCHES NEW PRINT TITLE FOR YOUNG FOOTBALL FANS
Haymarket Media Group, the publisher of Campaign, has launched GOAL!, a new print magazine from the team behind FourFourTwo aimed at seven to 11-year-old readers.

01/12/2017: ULTRA VIOLET IS PANTONE COLOUR OF THE YEAR
Pantone has revealed the colour of 2018, an uplifting hue of Ultra Violet.

24/11/2017: SÖDRA INVESTS IN FORESTRY DRONES
Södra is now investing in more forestry drones. This digital technology speeds up the work of field staff at the same time as it makes it more comprehensive and safer.