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Irving boosts capacity with TAD investment

Canadian tissue manufacturer Irving Consumer Products has invested in a Thru-Air Dried tissue making machine from Valmet. Delivery is expected in 2018 and once up and running the line will increase its household paper products capacity. President of the Dieppe-based company Robert K. Irving said: “The purchase of a new TAD machine will help...

First Quality expands manufacturing capacity with PM investments

First Quality Tissue is to focus its long term growth plans on the ultra-premium towel and tissue sectors after it announced plans to invest in two new state-of-the-art tissue machines. The lines will be installed at the company’s South Carolina and Pennsylvania mills: the South Carolina facility is expected to be up and running in the...

Gomà‐Camps to boost capacity by 34,000tpy following investment

Spain’s Gomà‐Camps Group has signed for a new high quality paper machine to be installed at its Gomà‐Camps Consumer site in Ejea de los Caballeros. Supplied by Voith, PM7 has a trim width of 2.8m, a design speed of 2,000m/min and a production capacity of 34,000tpy. The Group has received all permits for its Euro 30 million euros...

Bedford Paper invests in retail and AfH production capacity

America’s Bedford Paper has invested in a tissue converting and packaging line for its facility in De Pere, Wisconsin. Supplied by PCMC, start-up is expected in 2017 and will increase the company’s production of retail and AfH small bath tissue and towels. The line will feature PCMC’s Forte Ultra high-speed rewinder and XF wrapper, as...

C&S plans tissue expansion in Hebei; small mills in Mancheng forced to stop to combat smog

(News from RISI) – C&S Paper is to add 75,000tpy of new tissue paper capacity at its mill in Tangshan city, Hebei province, to feed increasing demand in northern and northeastern China. The board of directors of the Shenzhen-listed company approved the expansion plan in November. The project will involve a total investment of RMB 408.81 million and...

Winners of Sofidel’s Suppliers Sustainability Award announced

Italian tissue company Sofidel has announced the winners of the first edition of its Suppliers Sustainability Award. The Award was created to encourage and spread best practice and improvement activity currently being carried out by the tissue mill’s suppliers in the area of environmental and social sustainability.     More than 300 of...

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