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IP Cart boosts capacity

Italy’s IP Cart has boosted its production capacity after it installed an Omet-supplied machine. The TV 503 4-colour paper napkin dispensing machine will produce products for the catering industry in and around Bari, Italy. The company is based in Ruvo di Puglia and is specialised in the production and personalisation of disposables. It is the seventh Omet...

Lee & Man Paper boosts capacity with rewinders buy

Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing has ordered four tissue rewinders to be supplied by A.Celli Paper. The model AC882 rewinders will have a paper width of 5,620mm and a speed of 1,000 metres per minute. Two are designated for the company’s Jiangxi Jiujiang facility, while the other two for the Dongguan Guangdong plant. All are scheduled to be delivered at the...

SCA to close tissue production plant in Spain

SCA will close its tissue production plant in Sant Joan de Mediona, Spain. The site has an annual capacity of 45,000 tonnes and production will be discontinued in July. An SCA spokesperson said: “The closing affects 69 employees. The consultation process with the workers representatives has ended in a positive way for both sides. “The company offers...

Cascades targets American west coast with tissue investment

Cascades is to invest US$64m in constructing a tissue converting plant for the American AfH market. Located in Scappoose, Oregon, the investment includes new state-of-the-art converting lines that are scheduled for commissioning at the end of the first quarter of 2017. It will manufacture virgin and recycled bathroom tissue products and paper hand towels for the...

Resolute files lawsuit against Greenpeace

Resolute Forest Products has filed a federal lawsuit against Greenpeace International, Greenpeace USA, Greenpeace Fund, STAND (formerly ForestEthics) and a number of their associates. The producer made the claim on 31 May in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The complaint included federal racketeering claims and racketeering,...

APP halts tissue expansion in China in face of oversupply; continues in Indonesia

(News from RISI) – While gearing up for the commissioning of a massive 2.8m tpy pulp mill in South Sumatra, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has shifted its tissue paper expansion plans from China to Indonesia. The giant work site there is nearing completion of two 1.4m tpy bleached hardwood kraft pulp lines, scheduled for start-up in October. The company...

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