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Multipack targets tissue with sale of Pharma-Cosmetic branch

Packaging equipment company Multipack has realigned its business focus to the international tissue market by selling off its pharmaceutical and cosmetic branch. The Italian company specialises in primary and secondary packaging systems for tissue, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and foodstuffs industries. It added that the sale of the branch will not change the...

Celupaper increases capacity with start-up

Argentina’s Celupaper has boosted its capacity with the start up of its Toscotec-supplied PM3. The new line is installed at Papelera Nicaragua mill, Argentina, and its start-up follows the rebuilding of PM2, which Toscotec carried out in February 2015. It will increase the mill’s daily tissue production to 50 tonnes of different grades of high-quality...

Shandong Tranlin to install new tissue unit in Gaotang, China

(News from RISI) Shandong Tranlin is going to install a new tissue PM at its flagship mill in Gaotang, Shandong province, China. The PM, scheduled to start up in the middle of next year, has been supplied by Weifang Hicredit Machinery. It has a trim width of 2.85m and a design speed of 1,600m/min, and features a Steel Yankee dryer with a diameter of 15 feet. It...

Vinda International integrates SCA Asia tissue business, reports 19% increase in 1H 2016 revenue

(News from RISI) – Vinda International Holdings has reported a 19% increase in revenue in the six-month period ending in June 2016, to HK$5.7bn, following the integration of the SCA Asia tissue business. Operating profit rose 9.9% to HK$514.6 million. Net profit decreased by 2.9% year on year to HK$321 million due to increased financing and taxation cost,...

Countdown to Tissue World Istanbul

The countdown to the first fully-fledged Tissue World Istanbul – the unique addition to the global Tissue World portfolio – has begun! Taking place in just under two months time between 27-29 September, the show floor will feature over 50 exhibiting companies including Aktül Kağıt, Cellynne Converter, Hayat Kimya, Ipek Kağıt, Kahramanmaraş Kağıt,...

Kruger invests $55m on new PM at Crabtree plant

Canadian tissue manufacturer Kruger Products has invested $55m to add a paper machine at its Crabtree Plant in Canada. PM8 will produce tissue products primarily for the AfH market and will be installed in a new building that will soon be under construction. It is expected to be commissioned by the end of summer 2017. The project will increase the site’s...

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