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Navigator forced to apply energy surcharge on UWF and packaging products
With international sanctions on Russia and high European dependency on their gas supply, the current geopolitical situation has led to a very rapid increase in energy prices, with expectations of further increases. Apart from the direct impact of the energy prices on Navigator's cost structure, the company is also severely affected by the indirect energy impact in several chemicals and logistic costs.
The Navigator Company increases Uncoated Woodfree Paper prices in Europe
The Navigator Company will further increase its Uncoated Woodfree Paper prices in Europe by 8-15 per cent, following already implemented price increases during January and early February in the USA, between 6 and 9 per cent, and in overseas namely in the Middle East, North Africa, and Latin America, between 7 and 10 per cent. New European prices will be effective for all dispatches from 1st March onwards.
Support for Young Explorers with new Campaign from Premier
Premier is launching a new initiative that will help to benefit schools around the UK. Following the recent launch of the Explorer range of papers, Premier will be running a special campaign on the Explorer brand called ‘Young Explorers’ throughout February, March and April 2022.
Mondi certified for Cradle-to-Cradle Certified uncoated fine papers
Mondi has received the Cradle-to-Cradle certification at bronze level for its uncoated fine papers produced in its mills in Austria, Slovakia, and Russia.
The Navigator Company applies 15% surcharge to tissue prices
The Navigator Company has announced that it will apply an energy, logistics and commodities surcharge to its tissue products, amounting 15 per cent of the sales price, to offset the unexpected raising of its input cost.
Premier plants 4,000 trees for the Young People’s Forest
Premier Paper teamed up with some of its customers, Sylvamo, Link Publishing, the Outdoor Guide and CBBC presenter Gemma Hunt to plant saplings with the Woodland Trust, at the Young People’s Forest in Mead, Derbyshire. Guests from around the UK travelled to take part in the day and help with the project.
The Navigator Company increases tissue prices
The Navigator Company has announced that it will increase tissue prices by 8 to 10% in the Iberian markets and above 10% outside Iberia.
Premier joins FESPA UK Association
Premier has joined FESPA UK Association. FESPA is a global federation of some 37 national associations, for the screen printing, digital printing and textile printing community and provides key tools and initiatives such as exhibitions, events, publications, education, and networking opportunities.

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