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Social media – a powerful tool for all sectors of the tissue industry

Social media – a powerful tool for all sectors  of the tissue industry

Nov 20, 2014

By The Grocer’s Associate editor (features) Simon Creasey To tweet or not to tweet – that’s the question every company has to address at some point. Although many business leaders are reluctant to establish a presence on social media, the fact of the matter is that that’s where all of your customers are. So as Ashleigh Soppet, social media executive at...

PIX Pulp indices 30.9.2014

PIX Pulp indices 30.9.2014

Nov 20, 2014

By FOEX Indexes’ Lars Halén and Timo Teräs   NBSK pulp Europe he August pulp data from PPPC came out better than expected for the hardwood pulp but the BSKP numbers were disappointing. Total shipments were up in August by 2.5%, y-o-y, which brought the cumulative eight month growth to 1.1%. In BSKP, shipments were down by nearly 4.5% for the month and...

Capacity additions plus aggressive promotions spell interesting times in North American tissue markets.

By RBC Capital’s markets analyst Paul Quinn We believe that North American tissue margins could remain below historical levels for the next several years, particularly on the mid-to-low end of the quality spectrum. The industry is still absorbing the new capacity added in H2/12 and Q1/13, and will see another wave of capacity additions start-up in H2/15 and...

Will a large project pay off? Decentralised concept with ten palletisers

By OPTIMA nonwovens’ Oliver Rebstock   In plants with multiple packaging lines, there are two alternatives for palletising hygienic paper products: a single large central palletiser processing off of several lines, or a decentralised concept in which a small, dedicated palletiser is located at the end of every packaging line. Optima palletisers are...

Annual Review

Annual Review

Nov 20, 2014

Industry experts tell TWM about how emerging technological, cultural, political and commercial changes could shape global tissue in the years ahead   Once consumers try private brands they are staying with them Kit Vale, Daymon Worldwide global director “As we see more and more paper manufacturers consolidate, they create a larger footprint that can...

B&B – MAF bagger technology

By B&B – MAF’s technical sales manager Norbert Grothaus The independent packaging machinery manufacturer talks to TWM about its latest innovation for end-of-line packaging products The end-of-line packaging of tissue products is one of our specialities: over the years continuous improvement in this sector puts B&B – MAF in a position to offer...

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