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Yunnan Yunjing resumes pulp and tissue production after earthquake

(News from RISI) – Yunnan Yunjing Forestry and Pulp Mill has resumed production at its pulp and tissue paper mill in Jinggu county in China’s southwestern province of Yunnan. The facility was closed right after a strong earthquake hit the area on October 7. The plant, located just 30 km from the epicentre of the quake, has reported no casualties and...

APP completes 20MW solar project in Indonesia

Asia Pulp & Paper has completed a 20MW rooftop solar project at its site Gold HongYe tissue mill in Suzhou, China. The panels cover around 300,000 square meters (the equivalent of 42 football fields), creating one of the world’s largest rooftop solar installations. Madam Zhai, deputy chief executive at APP China, said: “Investment in renewable energy...

Tokushu Tokai tests new tissue machine in Japan

(News from RISI) – Tokushu Tokai Paper has kicked off trial runs on a new tissue paper machine at its Shimada mill in Shimada city, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. The 2.2m wide unit, PM 1, has a daily production rate of 50 tonnes, or 18,000tpy. It will produce high-quality grades for converting into value-added products, such as hand towels and coffee filter...

Cascades PM ramp-up continues at St. Helens; machine rolls being sold

(News from RISI) – Cascades started up a converted uncoated freesheet (UFS) paper machine for making tissue paper in late October, a company official said. PM2 is a “wet crepe tissue machine which will produce 55,000tpy of napkin and towelling grades for the AfH market,” the official said. “We are very pleased with the quality and...

Santher raises third quarter revenues by 11% to $130m

(News from RISI) – Brazilian tissue producer Santher’s third quarter revenues hit Real 337 million ($130 million), an 11% increase over the same quarter of 2013. Through September, the company sold Real 956.7 million, or 10.3% more than a year ago. Santher said the results were mainly supported by higher average prices and sales of value added...

Tissue World Asia attracts 2,899 participants from key markets

Tissue World Asia attracts 2,899 participants from key markets

Dec 4, 2014

Asia’s largest international show for the tissue industry attracted 2,899 of the region’s key movers and shakers during the three-day event. Held in Shanghai during 11-13 November, the exhibition and conference was attended by key tissue delegates from China, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, and India, as well as from countries as far ranging as...

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