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Krishna Tissue to boost capacity

India’s Krishna Tissue is to boost its capacity after it signed for a state-of-the-art winder supplied by A.Celli Paper. The model AC842 paper rewinder is the main element of a new project that will produce 80-320gsm testliner products. It will be installed at the company’s Kolkata site and will have an operating speed of 2,000m/min and a 5.6m format. The...

PMP Group launch targets tissue sector

PMP Group has launched PMPower, a new facility that will be responsible for energy solutions for tissue and paper mills. The supplier said that widening its product portfolio based on Intelli-Tissue® and Intelli-Technology® platforms is a natural progression. It will mean more options are available for technological development and optimisation. Located in...

Russia’s Arkhbum Tissue Group progresses with 70,000tpy tissue PM

(News from RISI) – Russia’s Arkhbum Tissue Group, managed by Arkhangelsk pulp and paper mill (APPM), is forging ahead with its plans to install a new tissue mill in Vorsino, in the Kaluga region, some 90 km southwest of Moscow. The firm has finalised the suppliers of all equipment and machinery for the plant. Arkhbum has signed up Andritz to deliver...

SCA to permanently suspend operations at French tissue mill by October

(News from RISI) – SCA plans to stop all operations at its Saint-Cyr-en-Val facility in France by October this year, affecting 119 workers. According to a spokesperson from the company, a combination of factors has led the firm to take this decision. “First, the mill is producing high quality tissue using through TAD technology for private...

Fortissue starts up new tissue machine in Viana do Castelo, Portugal

(News from RISI) – Production is up and running on a new tissue machine in Portugal. Fortissue Produção de Papel, which is part of the Suavecel group, started production at its mill in Viana do Castelo in late March. The new machine can produce 120tpd of tissue for household and sanitary use. Its startup created 35 jobs. Fortissue brought the new machine...

SCA audit finds representatives acted in compliance with Swedish law

SCA has said an independent audit investigating claims its staff were involved in extravagant corporate perks found its representatives “acted in compliance with Swedish law and company policies”. The company had been in the spotlight during 2014-15 over media allegations about its senior executives use of business aviation and hunting for hospitality...

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