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Suzano boosts capacity with R$540m mill start-up

Suzano Papel E Celulose has started the production and sale of jumbo rolls of sanitary paper at its mill in Mucuri, Bahia. The total estimated investment is R$540m and the total tissue paper production capacity is 120,000tpy, with a maximum conversion capacity of 60,000tpy. The mill is based in Imperatriz, Maranhão, and is expected to start production in the...

G-P investing millions at Naheola mill

Georgia-Pacific has boosted its tissue capacity after it invested $120m in new technology to be installed at its Naheola mill in Pennington. The investment will bring new technology to the mill’s converting lines, where tissue paper is converted into consumer rolls. The company declined to comment further on the investment.

Guangdong Shaoneng starts up TM at Nanxiong Zhuji site

China’s Guangdong Shaoneng has started-up its new tissue machine at its Nanxiong Zhuji paper mill. The machine was supplied by A.Celli and it is 2.8m wide with a working speed of 1,600m/min. It will boost the site’s production by 80tpd.

G-P sells chemicals business to Ecolab

Georgia-Pacific (G-P) has sold its paper chemicals business to Ecolab. The transaction is expected to be completed before the end of the year subject to customary closing conditions. G-P declined to comment on why it was selling the division and terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The move will boost chemical supplier Ecolab’s presence in the tissue...

Guizhou Chitianhua boosts capacity with 20-foot Steel Yankee start-up

China’s Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry has increased production of high-quality tissue products after starting up its second PrimeLineST tissue machine. PM6 is based at the company’s Guizhou Province site and has a design speed of 2,000m/min and a paper width of 5.6m. It will produce high-quality facial wipes and toilet paper and paper tissues based on...

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...

Grand Bay Paper and Care Products Group boosts Latin American presence

The Grand Bay Paper and Care Products Group has invested in a new tissue paper mill. Supplied by Recard, the plant will produce toilet rolls, table napkins, facial tissue and kitchen towels. It will be set up in Guatemala, in Central America, through the branch company Papelera Internacional (Painsa), and will constitute the basis for the expansion in the region...

Guizhou Chitianhua starts-up 20-foot Steel Yankee

China’s Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry has started up one of the world’s largest Steel Yankees at its Chishui, Guizhou Province-based site. Supplier Andritz said the PrimeLineST tissue machine is unique in the Asian market as it combines a high-performance Yankee with a steam-heated hood. It has a design speed of 2,000m/min and a paper width of 5.6m and...

Call for Papers Now Open: Tissue World Americas 2018 – Technical Sessions

The Call for Papers is now open for Tissue World Miami 2018 Conference – the largest gathering dedicated exclusively to the tissue industry in North America. All industry players are invited to submit an abstract by 29 September 2017 at the latest and send this to the attention of conference producer Inga Augustynowska at inga.augustynowska@ubm.com. All...

Ashland announces price hike

Ashland has said it will increases its prices on all resins and gelcoats in North America. The increase will come into effect as of 18 September and will impact the supplier’s complete portfolio of unsaturated polyester resins, epoxy vinyl ester resins and gelcoats in North America by $0.09/lb. It said: “This increase is primarily driven by continued...

Andritz responds to increased global tissue demand with pilot centre investment

Andritz has announced the start-up of its new PrimeLineTIAC tissue innovation and applications centre in Austria. It was officially opened on 1 September and the supplier said it is the only plant in the world to offer eight different machine configurations for the production of conventional, structured, and premium tissue. Thomas Scherb, director of sales,...

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...

Celtex eyes expansion into Moldova

Italian tissue manufacturer Celtex Industry Group is targeting eastern Europe with a potential expansion into Moldova. According to Moldova’s Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, the company is planning to invest €3-4m in a site for the production of toilet paper and export-orientated products. It follows a meeting with Celtex chief executive Andrea...

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