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Cascades Tissue president and CEO steps down

Cascades Tissue has announced that its president and chief executive Suzanne Blanchet is to step down after more than 17 years at the head of the group. She will join the corporate ranks of the Cascades management team as senior vice-president, corporate development. Jean Jobin will succeed her and add the title of president to that of chief operating...

Yuen Foong Yu brings

Yuen Foong Yu brings

Aug 12, 2014

Yuen Foong Yu has boosted its capacity after it brought on stream the first of four planned Intelli-Tissue® 1600 machines. The PMP-supplied machine was brought on stream as planned on 3 July. The move is part of a massive expansion plan announced in 2013 which included investing over 260 million US dollars in Taiwaese and Chinese plants. The new 2.8 m width CF...

Carta Fabril starts up new 30,000tpy tissue PM in Anápolis, Brazil

(News from RISI) – Brazilian tissue producer Carta Fabril has fired up production on its new 30,000tpy tissue paper machine (PM) installed at its Anápolis mill, in Goiás state, Midwestern Brazil. According to the company’s industrial director, Victor Coutinho, the machine started production on 13 May. He said: “The machine was ready to run in...

Ashland Water Technologies rebrands as Solenis

Ashland Water Technologies has been acquired by a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice-managed fund and rebranded as Solenis. Prior to the acquisition, Ashland Water Technologies was a commercial business unit of Ashland. The sale closed 31 July 2014 and included the Industrial Water and the Pulp and Paper business units. The stand-alone company continues a 94-year...

UK tissue converter Accrol Papers reveals plans to build paper mill

(News from RISI) – UK independent soft tissue converter Accrol Papers is set to join the paper production side of the market. A spokesperson for the firm confirmed local news according to which Accrol Papers intends to set up a paper mill in close proximity to its existing operations in Blackburn, Lancashire. The private equity firm North Edge Capital revealed...

Ipek Kagit Tissue boosts converting capacity

Ipek Kagit Tissue boosts converting capacity

Aug 12, 2014

Turkey’s Ipek Kagit Tissue has successfully started up a new Forte line at its Yalova plant. The move is part of the company’s expansion plan to become a regional powerhouse in the international market. Supplied by PCMC Italia, the Forte line will convert high-quality two and three-ply toilet rolls and kitchen towels at high speeds. The rewinding...

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