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Algeria set to double its tissue capacity

By former senior paper industry officer Omar Chabane With North Africa awakening from a period of inertia, TWM spotlights Faderco, a company with big ideas whose investment is driving the momentum A previous article published in TWM in June/July 2009 concluded: “… despite constraints due to a financial crunch and a gloomy international environment, the...

Paper machine technical theme

New technology start-ups, Chinese overcapacity, softness and bulk innovations … TWM interviews the world’s leading tissue machinery manufacturers to bring you the latest knowledge TW/1 How are the start-ups of new technologies such as NTT and ATMOS changing the marketplace?   Günter Offenbacher, Andritz Pulp Drying & Paper’s director of sales...

“Friends laugh at my mini obsession”

By Simon Bird Originally from Manchester, Simon Bird now lives in Bristol in the south-west of England. He works in business research for one of the world’s top outsourcing companies that acts as a dedicated resource to one of the world’s largest law firms. When he’s not playing badminton or taking full advantage of the city’s excellent eateries, he has...

Project Survey 2014/15

By Tissue World magazine editor Helen Morris Recessionary climates and a global slowdown in many tissue markets do not seem to have drastically impacted the amount of new tissue projects that are planned worldwide over the next two years. TWM’s 2014 Project Survey responses chart new capacity being added, ordered or in final planning stages in 2014-2015. All...

PIX Pulp indices 11.11.2014

By FOEX Indexes’ Lars Halén and Timo Teräs NBSK pulp Europe September 2014 market pulp statistics were stronger than expected, even when taking into account the seasonal factors. Delivery numbers were stronger than expected and the fall of the producer inventories was larger than what most analysts had anticipated. Maintenance downtime-related and other...

Romania – overall weakness offset by strength in T&T

By Fisher International’s Bill Burns Romania had enjoyed a diverse and solid paper industry for many years. In the last decade, however, the shrinking global market for printing and writing and newsprint paper is being felt in Romania. Today’s paper market is dominated by packaging, Towel and Tissue (T&T) (figure 1) with small specialty segments....

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