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Kemira announces price hikes

Kemira has announced a price increase for its paper wet strength products in EMEA. The increase will be up to 15%, depending on the specific formulations and can differ in selected geographies and will come into effect immediately or as customer contracts allow. Kemira said the adjustment is necessary “due to significant increase in key raw material...

Polmak diversifies into tissue production

Poland’s Polmak has moved into tissue production after acquiring a tissue machine with a production capacity of 90tpd. Based in Batorowo, Poznań, the company is a leading manufacturer of superior quality printed table napkins, decorative paper bags, paper plates and cups. It moved into the tissue market after it started up an EVO 12, supplied by Hergen. The...

Lucart boosts French tissue production capacity

Lucart has started-up a tissue rewinder TT WIND-P at its facility in Laval sur Vologne, France. Supplied by Toscotec, it features two unwind stands and handles parent rolls with a width of 2.9m, 2.6m diameter, at a maximum speed of 1,400mpm. It is equipped with a slitting unit, automatic control of all unwinding and rewinding operations and sectional drive...

Papeles Tissue Rosario boosts capacity

Argentina’s Papeles Tissue Rosario has increased its toilet roll and kitchen towel capacity after investing in a complete automatic converting and rewinding line. Supplied by the Amaco Group, the line was installed at the company’s Rosario site where it will produce toilet paper and kitchen towels for the local tissue market. It has a width of 2,000mm and a...

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...

China urged to ‘Advance the Toilet Revolution Steadily’

A toilet – and therefore a tissue revolution – is underway in China. Chinese president Xi Jinping has stressed the national imperative to upgrade China’s toilets in order to build a more civilised society and improve the hygiene of the masses. He launched the “toilet revolution” in 2015, initially aimed at building better bathrooms at tourist...

Yibin Paper targets high quality tissue sector with TM investment

China’s Yibin Paper Industry Co has invested in five high-speed tissue machines, each with a production capacity of 25,000tpy. Supplied by A.Celli Paper, the supply includes two new model iDEAL® lines with widths of 2.8m, speeds of 1,800m/min and 18’ Steel Yankee Dryers, and three new model iDEAL® machines with widths of 2.8m, speeds of 1,800m/min and...

Kurita Europe boosts WSA capabilities with acquisition

Kurita Europe has acquired a wet strength agent (WSA) production plant from Akzo Nobel in France. The acquisition boosts the Japanese-owned subsidiary’s presence in the WSA market for tissue and speciality paper products in Europe. Based in Ambès, the site has a capacity of 25,000tpy. Kurita Europe is headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and supplies...

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