Tissue World Istanbul: 1,767 total participants, 66 exhibiting companies, attendees from 93 countries

An impressive 66 exhibiting companies and a total of 1,767 participants have attended the second Tissue World Istanbul exhibition and conference. Held in Istanbul between 4-6 September, exhibitors from 14 countries included tissue mills and a range of suppliers including chemicals, wrapping/packaging equipment, converting machinery, packaging equipment and...

Gomà-Camps boosts Iberian Peninsula presence with TM start-up

Spain’s Gomà-Camps has announced the successful start-up of its Voith-supplied XcelLine machine at at Ejea de los Caballeros, Spain. TM 7 has a working width of 2.8m and produces toilet paper and paper towels from 100% virgin pulp at a working speed of 2,000 metres per minute. The scope of supply included from BlueLine stock preparation and the double...

RGE boosts pulp capacity with Lwarcel Celulose purchase

Indonesia’s RGE (Royal Golden Eagle) – the holding company of pulp and paper manufacturer APRIL Group – has boosted its global pulp capacity after acquiring Lwarcel Celulose from Lwart Group. The acquisition of the 250,000tpy pulp mill in São Paulo, Brazil, was confirmed on 31 August. In a statement, RGE said the purchase adds to the company’s...

Fabio Perini achieves ISO 50001 certification

Fabio Perini has boosted its environmental sustainability efforts after becoming ISO 50001-certified. The company has previously made a formal statement to highlight its focus on energy efficiencies. Riccardo Signorini, maintenance and capex manager for the business, said: “To achieve the award we deployed steps that can be defined as ‘good housekeeping’...

Kruger announces price hikes in in Canada

Kruger Products (KPLP) will increase the price of its consumer branded tissue products sold in Canada as of 14 October. The company said the increase is required “to offset unprecedented and sustained cost increases on input materials and freight with pulp costs being up over 23% since our last pricing announcement in July 2017”. KPLP is a leading Canadian...

Nine Dragons to purchase Resolute’s Fairmont mill for $55m

Hong Kong-based Nine Dragons has entered into an agreement to purchase Resolute Forest Products’ pulp mill in Fairmont, USA. The mill produces recycled bleached kraft pulp that is used in packaging and tissue products and has a production capacity of 220,000tpy. Resolute entered into the agreement with ND Paper, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons. Nine Dragons is...

Tissue World Istanbul 2018 Conference explores new markets for the industry in the next decade

Tissue World Istanbul 2018 Conference opened with the Senior Management Symposium on 4 September, starting with the Keynote Address entitled “At yet another crossroads: Turkey’s path in uncharted roads”, delivered by Professor Soli Özel from Kadir Has University morning. The first presentation highlighted the geopolitical and economic overview of the...

Women In Tissue Business Forum to take place for the first time in Tissue World

First time in Tissue World, a half-day forum featuring female leaders from the tissue industry, will take place on 6 September at Tissue World Istanbul 2018. Maja Mejsner, vice president of business development and marketing from PMP Group Poland will open the forum with a keynote speech on “Love life. Discover. Win. The science of breaking out of a comfort...

EDT presents the paper on its latest enzymatic product line – Repulpase™

EDT is pleased to announce its latest enzymatic product line called Repulpase™, an environmentally friendly, enzymatic solution that allows mills to process difficult broke safely and efficiently. Although commercially available for the past year, EDT is proud to have Tissue World Istanbul to be the first venue where EDT will give a paper on this new...

Solenis presents the latest in Yankee Coating Performance and Optimisation

From 4 to 6 September, Solenis, the leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals, showcases its latest innovations in Yankee coating and release, and wet and dry strength at Tissue World Istanbul 2018. Experts are available to talk about Solenis’ OnGuard™ monitoring and control systems – a comprehensive platform for water and process system...

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