Latest News

Chilean press reports CMPC, Kimberly-Clark involved in diaper collusion case in Chile

(News from RISI) – Almost two years after pulp and paper producer CMPC self-reported to the Chilean authorities about coordinated price arrangements carried out between executives of its tissue division and its competitor Pisa, a subsidiary of SCA, between the years 2000 and 2011, the Chilean press reported that CMPC was also involved in a diaper collusion...

C&S Paper considers tissue expansion in Hubei

(News from RISI) – C&S Paper is mulling over adding 200,000tpy of new tissue paper capacity at its mill in Xiaogan city, Hubei province, to feed demand in central China. The project would involve a total investment of RMB1.2 billion ($172.5m), according to a statement from the Shenzhen-listed company. It would be carried out in two phases, with the...

Clearwater Paper restructures tissue facilities

Clearwater Paper has announced it will permanently close its Oklahoma City tissue converting facility and shut down two of its tissue machines at its Neenah, Wisconsin mill. All 131 of the Oklahoma City staff will be impacted until the site’s eventual shut down on 31 March 2017. The facility converts large parent rolls of tissue into packaged products. Group...

Hengan Group boosts capacity with double PM investment

Chinese tissue manufacturer Hengan Group has increased its capacity after it invested in two MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machines. Supplied by Toscotec, the two lines will be installed at the company’s Changji mill in the region of Xinjiang. They are the first two tissue lines supplied by Toscotec to Hengan and they have a production speed of 1,600m/min and a width...

Suzano’s board approves Real 346m loan for tissue projects in Brazil

(News from RISI) – Suzano’s board has approved a Real 346.4 million ($105.8m) loan with the Brazilian Northeast Bank (Banco do Nordeste) to be used in the construction of two tissue paper production units in the country – one in Imperatriz, Maranhão state, and another in Mucuri, Bahia state. According to the company, the loan will be amortised in up...

Tissue World Milan set to be world’s largest tissue event

Italy is gearing up to host the world’s largest gathering of tissue professionals for the first time as the industry prepares for Tissue World Milan held during 10-12 April 2017. With an exhibition floor space full of the world’s leading companies as well as top-level speakers and vital conference topics, the event looks set to break records. As early as...

Visit Us On PinterestVisit Us On LinkedinVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our Feed