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SCA’s global business model finds a welcome and unique market in Chile

SCA’s global business model finds a welcome and unique market in Chile

May 25, 2015

As Latin America’s star economy, Chile is a well-developed and stable country where per capita tissue consumption reaches 10/11 kilos annually. Tissue World magazine editor Helen Morris meets SCA’s Gonzalo Diaz The volume of traffic on route from Santiago to SCA Chile’s plant is evidence of just why the country has been a leader in the Latin American...

Södra invests to make its totally chlorine-free pulp stronger still

Latest developments at Södra’s Mönsterås mill in Sweden target tissue makers favouring TCF pulp. The company talks to TWM about responding to customer demand for an equally bright but even more durable fibre Ever since it was a pioneer of TCF (totally chlorine-free) bleaching in the 1990s, Södra Cell Mönsterås has been refining the process. TCF pulp...

NBSK… keeping the industry’s benchmark pulp at the highest grade

From the mighty pines and spruce of British Columbia to the tiny crill from wood chip particles – Canfor Pulp’s Innovation director Paul Watson and scientist Paul Bichot tell TWM about the intense and on-going focus on quality control.   Maintaining and continually upgrading important properties in fibre quality are vital to achieving the necessary...

Global retail tissue in 2014: a diverse and dynamic marketplace

Global retail tissue in 2014: a diverse and dynamic marketplace

May 25, 2015

By Svetlana Uduslivaia, head of tissue and hygiene industry at Euromonitor International The global retail tissue market continued to show a healthy growth in 2014, achieving US$77bn in sales (2014 constant value, US fixed exchange rate). Not surprisingly, developing markets led the growth, with China – now outselling the US in retail tissue volume – adding...

RETAIL SPECIAL: Recession as a springboard for private brand growth, purchasing power trends, modernity…

TWM takes a look at some of the talks from Tissue World Barcelona’s Tissue Retail & Distributor Insight Forum (TRIF)   World tissue – development, normalisation, modernity and the middle class trap Ian Bell, head of home care, tissue and hygiene research, Euromonitor, UK The challenge for the industry is how to get its particular genie back in...

Waste not – want not… the issue of disposability facing tissue nations

By Industry analyst Greg Grishchenko Even among developed ‘non-Western’ nations to ‘flush or not to flush’ is still the question. Tissue – the brightest segment in the world paper business – is growing not only in volume but also in the minds of the global populace. Toilet paper is the dominant product and has for the last four decades been...

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