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Zhuji Paper fires up 25,000tpy tissue PM in Guangdong, China

(News from RISI) – China’s Shaoguan Nanxiong Zhuji Paper has started trial runs on a new 25,000tpy tissue PM at a mill in Nanxiong city, Guangdong province. Andritz provided the PM, which came online last month. The order also included the complete stock preparation plant, automation, and drives. It has a trim width of 2.85m and a design speed of...

CMPC’s market pulp sales in 2Q16 boom 56% year-over-year; net revenues 0.5% up to $1.1B

(News from RISI) – Chilean pulp and paper producer CMPC released its second quarter results showing consolidated sales of $1.1 billion, 0.5% higher than a year ago. Pulp sales volume rose 56% year-over-year to 791,000 tonnes due to the new 1.3 million tpy bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp capacity of Guaíba mill, which kicked off in Brazil in May...

Lee & Man to get two more 60,000tpy TMs in Dongguan, China

(News from RISI) – Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing is continuing its ambitious tissue expansion programme, planning to add a pair of 60,000tpy tissue machines at its Hongmei mill in Dongguan city, Guangdong province, China. The company has signed up Voith to provide the TMs. Each will have a trim width of 5.6m and a design speed of 2,200m/min, and will...

Cheng Loong tissue line breaks world record

Supplier Voith has said its tissue line at Taiwan’s Cheng Loong Corporation has broken world records “substantially ahead of the industry in several indexes”. TM16 has an operating speed of 2,001m/min, which the supplier said is the fastest speed with a steam hood in the world, leading the industry in several performance indexes. The company said: “In...

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...

China Environment State Investment cancels Sichuan Yibin Paper purchase; tissue project delayed

(News from RISI) – China’s Sichuan Yibin Paper has announced that the planned transfer of a majority stake in it to an environmental protection company has been cancelled. The move comes after security regulator China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) tightened regulations on back-door listings last month. In November 2015, the stated-owned firm...

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