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Gant Innovations launches first-of-its-kind product

Gant Innovations has launched a first-of-its-kind product: a patented adhesive paper napkin that can be manufactured without silicone tape and has no need for the tissue to be reinforced. The adhesive paper napkin has a thin line of specially formulated adhesive which activates when opening the tissue for use so that the napkin will adhere to skin or your...

Grigiskes boosts capacity at Vilnius mill

Grigiskes has started up its new 110tpd tissue PM6 at its Vilnius mill in Lithuania. The Toscotec-supplied line has a design speed is 1,900mpm with a net web width of 2,750mm. Gintautas Pangonis, president of Grigiskes said: “As announced earlier, erection of the new production line was terminated in the beginning of March. “All components of the new machine...

Valmet completes acquisition of Process Automation Systems

Valmet has completed the acquisition of Process Automation Systems business from Metso. The company received the necessary approvals from the competition authorities on 15 January. The enterprise value of the acquisition is €340m and the company said it is financed with committed long-term financing. According to the new organisational structure, the acquired...

Hayat Kimya inaugurates 70,000tpy Alabuga tissue mill

(News from RISI) – Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya has inaugurated its 70,000tpy Alabuga tissue mill located in Tatarstan, Russia. The mill, which occupies a 73,000m2 site in the special economic zone Alabuga, employs approximately 400 people. Alabuga’s sole 5.6m wide PM, supplied by Valmet, has a design speed of 2,200 m/min. It was brought...

Tissue: KP ‘very hard’ at work on TAD; von Drehle NTT set for early 2016 startup

(News from RISI) – While considering a new machine for almost nine months, KP Tissue chief executive Mario Gosselin told analysts that the firm was “working very hard on site selection” and another new through-air-dried (TAD) machine “is still part of our game plan.” The TAD being considered would follow KP Tissue’s first...

Tissue World Barcelona 2015 attracts 2,589 participants

The world’s top tissue tradeshow has attracted 2,589 participants including 1,561 visitors from 89 countries and 712 exhibiting staff. Held last month in Barcelona, the event hosted more than 180 international and regional companies exhibiting their latest technical and innovative developments – making Tissue World the leading showcase for a vibrant...

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