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Kemira targets tissue and board customers with investment

Chemicals giant Kemira will make a multimillion investment to expand its process and functional chemistry production lines at its San Giorgio site in Italy. Production will start at the beginning of the 2015 and reach full production capacity by the end of March 2015. The investment includes two separate production lines for anionic and cationic products which...

Södra improves profitability

Pulp supplier Södra has said increased demand and higher prices for finished goods have helped it boost its profitability. Earnings to date this year from January-August improved to SEK 1,012 million (loss: 786). Net revenue for the first eight months of the year increased to SEK 11,429 million (11,137) while operating profit for the first eight months of the...

ICT hikes up capacity with PM install

ICT hikes up capacity with PM install

Oct 21, 2014

ICT Group is to boost its capacity by 75,000tpy after it signed for a Valmet-supplied DCT 200 PM. It will be located at its ICT Poland mill in Kostrzyn, 80km east of Berlin. The investment will also comprise of additional converting equipment and necessary logistic and civil infrastructure to produce and distribute the full range of consumer tissue products to...

China’s Yunnan Yunjing shuts pulp and tissue paper mill after strong earthquake

(News from RISI) A strong earthquake with a magnitude of at least 6.0 hit Jinggu county in China’s southwestern province of Yunnan on 2 October, forcing Yunnan Yunjing to shut its pulp and tissue mill. A source close to the firm said the plant was closed right after the earthquake hit. Fortunately, no casualties occurred and no apparent damage was done to...

ICT ramps up Spanish tissue production

ICT ramps up Spanish tissue production

Oct 21, 2014

ICT is to invest in new tissue and converting capacity in Spain in order to meet the growing demand for tissue products. The company said it is considering a new investment in Spain to be made by its ICT Iberica, Burgo de Ebro site. The investment would eventually comprise of a new tissue machine, additional converting equipment, logistic and civil...

Tissue World Istanbul 2014 attracts 306 key tissue professionals to inaugural event

The outstanding success of Tissue World Istanbul could not have had a more impressive ambassador for the nation’s burgeoning industry than Erdal Sükan, the president of the Turkish Pulp and Paper Industry Foundation, to cut the metaphorical tape to get the conference underway. Some 306 key tissue professionals attended the two-day event, including 175...

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