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Interstate Paper Industries invests in production facilities

Interstate Paper Industries has boosted its capacity after it upgraded two of its rewinders. Based in Egypt, the tissue mill is part of the Indevco Group of companies. The upgrade to its north African tissue plants was carried out by A.Celli Paper and according to the supplier, has “attained new production levels”. A.Celli replaced the two cutting units,...

Metsä Tissue renews organisational structure

Metsä Tissue has renewed its business unit structure as of 1 January 2016. The new organization is based on four business units: Consumer Nordics, Consumer Continental, Away-from-Home and Baking & Cooking. CEO Petri Helsky said: “The new set up enables us to put more focus on our key customer segments and boosts our product and offering development. “We...

Bolton Group shuts Softex tissue production in Greece

(News from RISI) – The manufacture of Softex tissue products in Greece has come to an end. In mid-January, the employees of the factory based in Athens were informed that the site would close for good. The Softex facility, an affiliate of the Bolton Group, used to produce paper towels and napkins under the leading Softex brand. It employed some 200...

OverMeccanica acquired by OVERMADE

OverMeccanica – in temporary operation since September 2014 after entering bankruptcy proceedings – has been acquired by OVERMADE in November 2015. OVERMADE is a new company of Italian investors headed up by former OVER managers. All assets including brand, know-how, references, drawings, patents, stocks, tools and equipment has been transferred to...

Nuqul Group’s Fine Hygienic to boost capacity

Nuqul Group’s Fine Hygienic to boost capacity

Feb 11, 2016

Nuqul Group’s Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) has signed for a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200TS tissue production line. The tissue machine will be installed at the Al Nakheel mill in Abu Dhabi and will have a width of 5.6m and a design speed of 2,200m/min. It will add 60,000 tonnes of high quality tissue per year to the company’s current production of...

Tissue mills in Baoding, China, keep expanding

(News from RISI) – Two small tissue mills in Baoding city, Hebei province recently ordered four new tissue PMs with a combined capacity of 80,000tpy. On 22 January, Hebei Jinboshi Group signed up PMP Group to supply a pair of 27,000tpy tissue PMs. Each unit will have a trim width of 3.65m and a design speed of 1,200m/min. With a daily capacity of around 75...

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