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Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award sets global eco-friendly standard across tissue

Suzano, Valmet, LKW WALTER and Fibria are amongst the winners of Sofidel’s second Suppliers Sustainability Award. Some 400 suppliers from 17 countries attended the event, held on 9 November at the magnificent East Wintergarden venue in Canary Wharf in the financial heart of London. It awarded eco-friendly partners from across the group’s global tissue supply...

Kemira announces price hike for EMEA

Global chemicals company Kemira has increased the prices of its coagulant and polymer products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The price increases will come into effect on 1 January 2018, or as contracts allow. Kemira said they were necessary due to “overall significant and continued increases in costs of both freight and many key raw materials, where...

Lucart Group boosts AfH capacity with Grupo CEL purchase

Lucart Group is understood to have placed the winning bid for Spain’s Grupo CEL Technologies & Systems SLU (CEL). The move will boost the company’s AfH presence in Spain and Portugal and include the acquisition of the manufacturer and converter’s manufacturing assets. The offer is for two tissue machines, the converting lines as well as the...

Suzano reports strong 3Q operating results

Suzano Pulp & Paper has said its third quarter results show “a successful conclusion” to the projects that will prepare the company for the future. It reported operating cash generation of R$906m, increasing from R$507m in the same time a year earlier. Adjusted EBITDA was R$1.186bn, an increase of 54.5%, while for the three months of 2017 it recorded...

Tissue World Istanbul is returning at the Istanbul Congress Center from 4 – 6 September 2018

Tissue World Istanbul is set to take place at the Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), Turkey from 4 – 6 September 2018. Part of the international Tissue World portfolio established since 1993, Tissue World Istanbul is the 2nd edition of Tissue World trade show and conference in Turkey. Took place for the first time as a fully-fledged trade show in 2016, Tissue...

Asian Paper and Tissue World successfully organized their first seminar in Bangkok, Thailand on 8 August 2017

In conjunction with the merger of Asian Paper and Tissue World Bangkok trade shows, and with the support of The Thai Pulp and Paper Industries Association (TPPIA), Asian Paper and Tissue World successfully organized their first seminar for the Thailand pulp, paper and tissue industries which took place at the Emerald Hotel in Bangkok on 8 August 2017. Over 60...

Little Rapids boosts capacity with TM investment

American tissue and specialty paper manufacturer Little Rapids Corporation has started-up its XcelLine VTM 3 tissue line. The Voith-supplied machine has replaced the company’s old PM3 at its Shawano, Wisconsin-based site. Scope of supply included the XcelLine tissue paper machine and its auxiliary equipment (excluding the Yankee cylinder, which has been reused...

GP focuses on AfH at Washington site amid restructure

Georgia-Pacific has said it will focus its Camas, Washington-based facility on AfH tissue products after announcing restructuring plans for the site. The plant’s communication papers and pulping operations will be shut down, impacting around 280 to 300 staff positions. GP said the mill will remain an important asset for its AfH tissue business and the company...

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