Convertipap boosts capacity with TM investment

Mexico’s Convertipap has invested in a tissue machine to boost its production capabilities. Supplied by Recard, the turnkey plant has a sheet width of 2.8m and a production capacity of 90tpd. It has a speed of 1500m/min and was successfully started up on 2 June. The machine began producing 24/7 immediately and after a week attained maximum guaranteed...

Lee & Man starts-up Voith-supplied TM

Lee & Man has started-up its XcelLine TM 10 tissue machine at its Jiangxi-based tissue site. Supplied by Voith, TM10 has a wire width of 5,600mm and is designed for a maximum operational speed of 2,000m/min. It will produce 60,000tpy of household tissue from virgin fibre. The scope of supply includes the BlueLine stock preparation, approach flow system,...

Vajda Papír boosts capacity

Vajda Papír has invested in a complete tissue production line to be installed at its mill in Dunaföldvár, Hungary. The order comprises a PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue machine with Steel Yankee and shoe press as well as a complete stock preparation system, including pumps, automation, electrification, all auxiliaries, and services. Start-up of the...

Meghna Group of Industries moves into tissue

Bangladesh’s Meghna Group of Industries has diversified its product offering after it invested in its first tissue machine. Supplied by Recard, PM1 is an Easy Crescent line with a sheet width of 2.8m and a production capacity of 50tpd. It has a speed of 1,200m/min and produced its first reel of high quality paper immediately upon startup.  

Canadian tissue marketplace continues to battle soft demand

Real GDP is expected to grow by 1.8% in 2017, following a gain of 1.3% in 2016. Real growth of private final consumption was 1.8% in 2016 and an increase of 1.5% is predicted for 2017. Annual disposable income per capita totaled CAD31,797 (USD23,990) in 2016, with projected growth by 0.2% in real terms in 2017. Over 2016-2030, total disposable income is...

As Brexit looms UK domestic tissue suppliers see their chance

Poppies is a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of high quality bespoke printed napkins. TWM asked partner and technical director Armindo Marques how he plans to meet the challenges and uncertainties of the pre- and post-Brexit market. The AfH market in the UK has historically been very challenging due to fierce price competition. Lately the trend has...

The Barometer Issue: One year on… you report back on your progress

By Helen Morris, Senior Editor, Tissue World Magazine In 2016, TWM visited a number of tissue mills from around the world – in Vietnam, Egypt, Jordan, the US Northeast, Colombia and India – for the magazine’s Country Reports. Here, we revisit a selection to see what has changed. VIETNAM Jan/Feb 2016: Saigon Paper Saigon Paper (SGP) has been consistently...

New OnePly product that “easily competes with TAD and NTT”

Spain’s LC Paper won Tissue World Milan’s prestigious Most Energy-Aware Mill Award. Here, chief executive Joan Vila talks through the development process which led the independent niche tissue producer to energy savings of up to 70% – and create a world-leading product. LC Paper has been continuously evolving its energy saving efforts since it...

When it comes to the perfect wedding speech… a Best Man should never be without his 3-ply

Unaccustomed as he is to public speaking, Adam, who is based in Bristol, England, finds inspiration conveniently comes to hand when he sits and thinks about his speech. High quality tissue paper products serve a range of purposes. But over the years I’ve found that 3-ply tissue serves very efficiently during one very important occasion: Best Man...

The pulp giant planning a stronger future in tissue

By Helen Morris, Senior Editor, Tissue World Magazine No ‘Country Report’ from Canada would be complete without referencing its mighty forests. Canfor Pulp in British Colombia is surrounded by an unrivalled natural resource bound for a bigger share of the global quality premium market. To the managers of Canfor Pulp’s Northwood mill in Prince...

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