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Baoding Yusen Health Supplies boosts capacity

China’s Baoding Yusen Health Supplies has invested in two Intelli-Tissue EcoEc 1600 Premium tissue machines. Supplied by PMP, each will have an operating speed of 1,600m/min, produce 75tpd, and a basis weight 12.5-31gsm. The PMP’s scope of supply will cover for each machine: the single layer Intelli-Jet V hydraulic Headbox, 4-roll Intelli-Former Crescent...

CMPC appoints new CEO

CMPC has appointed Francisco Ruiz-Tagle Edwards as its new chief executive following the resignation of Hernán Rodríguez Wilson. Ruiz-Tagle Edwards is the current chief executive of the company’s pulp subsidiary. Both his appointment and the resignation of Rodríguez Wilson will be effective as of 1 August. Rodríguez Wilson joined the company in 1987 and...

Accrol Group offers plastic-free tissue packaging in UK first

Accrol Group has become the first UK-based tissue converter to offer a plastic-free option on all its toilet roll, kitchen roll and facial tissue products. The company said the products are commercially viable as well as being environmentally-beneficial, and are now being offering to its major discounters and grocery retailer customers. Gareth Jenkins, chief...

Arkhbum Tissue Group invests to increase capacity

Russia’s Arkhbum Tissue Group has invested in a PrimeLineTM W6-XT tissue machine. Supplied by Andritz, the line will be installed at its mill in Vorsino and produce high-quality facial, toilet, napkin, and kitchen towel grades made of 100% virgin pulp. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019. The machine has a design speed of 2,100mpm and a paper...

Essity announces job cuts at Ohio tissue site

Tissue giant Essity has announced the loss of 55 jobs at its Middletown, Ohio-based operations. The site, which was a part of the company’s 2016 acquisition of Wausau Paper Corp, has around 200 staff and produces and converts towel and tissue rolls. Amy Bellcourt, vice president, communications, said: “Our aim is to support operational efficiency and the...

ANDRITZ presents PrimeLineTIAC at Asian Paper & Tissue World

To get a glimpse of the future of the tissue industry, slip on the artificial reality goggles at the ANDRITZ booth and you will see the PrimeLineTIAC comes alive. PrimeLineTIAC – the Tissue Innovation and Application Center comprises a complete, state-of-the-art tissue production line, including laboratory facilities for tests and trials to develop new...

Krishna Tissues becomes the largest producer of Coated Duplex Board in Eastern India

Krishna Tissues Pvt. Ltd., which has been in the business of manufacturing high quality duplex paper board for a decade has now put up its second manufacturing unit of High Performance Kraft liner in West Bengal. With this, it has become the largest producer of coated duplex board in Eastern India as well as the largest producer of Kraft paper and white Kraft...

BBA Biotech to demonstrate its patented Biologic Active Tissue Paper at Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok

BBA Biotech, an Italian biotechnology company is conducting a product demonstration of BATP Biologic Active Tissue Paper at Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok. The Italian biotechnology company has focused on bio-based applications for a decade. It promotes environmentally friendly technologies in the field of waste treatment, bioremediation and odor...

Ace Pressureweld makes inroads into the Thailand market

Ace Pressureweld Int’l (Pte) Ltd., a leading supplier of paper machine clothing is now making inroads into the Thailand market. Incorporated in 1973 with headquarters in Singapore, Ace Pressureweld is an international engineering and industrial trading company with presence in 13 markets. It specialises in supplying chemicals, spare parts, raw materials,...

The First Non-Woven Pavilion at Asian Paper & Tissue World

Asian Paper and Tissue World 2018 will, for the first time, feature an entire pavilion dedicated to non-woven products. Exhibitors in this domain hail from China’s Fujian Province and are leading OEMs and ODMs (original design manufacturer) supplying a variety of products including household paper, adult and children’s diapers, sanitary napkins and other...

President of TPPIA opening Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok Conference on 6 June

The president of The Thai Pulp & Paper Industries Association (TPPIA), Mr. Wichan Jitpukdee will deliver the opening address at Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok 2018 Conference at 11am on Wednesday, 6 June. The opening address entitled “Growth and Innovation: The Pattern for Thailand’s Future” will highlight what shapes the growth and the...

Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok 2018 Opens its Doors

Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok, the premier platform to meet leading industry players in the sector of pulp, paper, tissue, packaging and related industry supplies, is opening its doors today, Wednesday, 6 June at BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand. Over 100 exhibiting companies from 18 countries are all set to showcase their latest technologies and solutions on...

Bataan 2020 boosts capacity in the Philippines

Philippines-based tissue manufacturer Bataan 2020 has started up two Toscotec-supplied TT SYD-3600MM tissue lines. The Steel Yankee dryers have been started up at the company’s Samal mill in the Bataan province. Emmanuel Gaspar, executive vice president of Bataan 2020, said: “We are committed to responsible industrial production to protect the...

Paperdi boosts capacity with start-up

Italian tissue producer Paperdi has started up a Toscotec TT SYD-16FT at its Cartiera di Pietramelara mill. The second-generation TT SYD-16FT replaced a cast iron Yankee. The scope of supply included a complete Yankee steam and condensate system. Located in the province of Caserta, the Cartiera di Pietramelara mill has been producing tissue products including...

Essity to close La Riba site and Allo TM in Spain

Essity is to restructure its consumer tissue production in Spain after announcing plans to close its production facility in La Riba and close one of its tissue machines at its site in Allo. It said the move was to further increase production efficiencies, to increase cost and capital efficiency, and to bolster its efforts in the consumer tissue segment. The...

APP boosts capacity with Indonesian TM start-up

APP has successfully started up a Prodergy AHEAD-2.0L tissue machine at its Perawang mill, Indonesia. Supplied by Toscotec, the supplier said its 22 ft diameter Steel Yankee dryer constitutes a world record: the biggest steel Yankee dryer ever manufactured worldwide for tissue application. The Perawang line is 5.6m width and has an operating speed of 2,000m/min....

VTP and TMC join forces in North America

Valley Tissue Packaging (VTP) and Tissue Machine Company (TMC) have entered into a joint partnership to offer an enhanced range of packaging services for the global tissue industry. The move will “better fulfil customers’ packaging needs with new products, world-class service and spare parts”. TMC and VTP have annual sales of around $100,000,000 and will...

Södra announces price hikes in Europe

Södra Cell has increased the price of its northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp as “supply remains tight”. As of 1 April, the company’s NBSK pulp has been increased in Europe to $1,170/tonne. Magnus Björkman, VP marketing and sales Södra Cell, said: “We continue to see very strong global demand while supply remains tight. “This latest...

Irving boosts capacity with TM start-up

Irving Pulp & Paper and sister company Irving Tissue have started up a Valmet-supplied Yankee Dryer as part of a $40m investment. The line has been running at the company’s New Brunswick-based site since completion of the project on 14 May. The company said its site is already “95% green”, and the investment will improve its energy use further and...

Solar Turbines demonstrates efficient energy cost management in the age of Industry 4.0

The Pulp and Paper industry is one of the most energy-intensive industries worldwide. At Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok 2018, Solar Turbines will unveil its new technologies, Integrated Energy Optimization System (IEO), which will help pulp and paper industry to reduce the share of this cost. Leveraging the advantages of industry 4.0, Solar Turbines’...

Fibers and Paper Industry 4.0 examined on the second day of Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok conference

After the very well received Senior Management Symposium on 6 June, Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok conference continues on 7 June with the New Applied Technology Sessions, covering the latest trends in Fibers and Paper Industry 4.0. Bill Moore, the president of Moore & Associates, is the first to present in the “Fibers: Trends, Outlook and...

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