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SCA Hygiene Spain boosts performance with rewinder upgrade

SCA Hygiene Spain has signed up A.Celli Paper to refurbish its Allo site’s rewinder. The rebuild project will involve an updated service to move the rewinder assets as well as offering a major upgrade on the drive side and slitting unit. A.Celli will dismantle the previous machinery on-site and installed refurbished equipment with new drive, automation and...

Multipack sells Pharma-Cosmetic branch to focus on tissue

Multipack has realigned its business to focus on the international tissue market after it announced the sale of its Pharma-Cosmetic products division. Located in Casalecchio di Reno, Bologna, the company has over 35 years of experience in packaging equipment and specialises in primary and secondary packaging systems for tissue, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and...

Northwood boosts AfH presence in the UK with acquisition

Northwood Paper Sales has targeted growth in the UK’s Away from Home (AfH) sector after it acquired the issued share capital of Disposables UK. Disposables UK operates from Meltham near Huddersfield and manufactures and distributes branded and unbranded paper disposables and dispensers as well as cleaning and hygiene products for the AfH market in the UK and...

Kimberly-Clark Europe boosts capacity with TouchMax embossers buy

Kimberly-Clark Europe has finalised the purchase of four TouchMax embossers supplied by Gambini. The company has invested in three TouchMax Large versions and one standard version. It said the embossers “significantly modernise” its facilities because the technology “offers the maximum flexibility in relation to the paper used”. TouchMax is a patented...

SCA invests further in Brazil with new incontinency facility

SCA is set to invest SEK 650m in a new production facility in Brazil for the manufacture of incontinence products. The company is now the second largest in the Brazilian incontinence marketplace with its global brand TENA and local brand Biofral following an acquisition in 2011. Production at the new facility is scheduled to commence in 2016. Brazil is one of...

K-C sales for consumer tissue down 8% in 2Q

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has reported second quarter sales of $1.5bn for its consumer tissue segment, a decrease 8% year-on-year. The tissue giant explained the result on currency rates that were “unfavourable by 9% and net selling prices were down 2%m while volumes were up 3%”. However, the division’s second quarter operating profit of $260m increased 8%. It...

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