APP boosts capacity with TM start-ups

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has increased its production capacity in Indonesia after starting-up two Ahead-2.0L Prodergy tissue machines at its OKI mill. Supplied by Toscotec, the lines are 22ft second-generation Steel Yankee dryers with widths of 5.6m and operating speeds of 2,000m/min. The site is fully integrated with a pulp mill that is estimated to produce...

K-C highlights progress towards 2022 sustainability target

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has highlighted its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability in its 2017 Global Sustainability Report. The report gives an update on its progress towards achieving its 2022 sustainability goals. In 2017, key outcomes included: • Social Impact – in the first two years, the lives of 4.3m people in need worldwide have benefited...

Celupaper boosts capacity in South America with TM start-up

Argentina’s Celupaper has started-up its new MODULO-PLUS tissue machine at its Papelera Nicaragua mill. Supplied by Tosoctec, the line produces 65tpd and features a single layer TT Headbox, TT SuctionPressRoll, TT SYD-3200MM and TT Milltech-MYH monosystem gas-fired hoods. The scope of supply also includes the approach flow system, the electrification and...

C&S boosts capacity in Chinese tissue market with TM investment

Chinese tissue producer C&S Paper Co. has invested in another Intelli-Tissue EcoEc 1600 TM. It is the fourth line to be delivered to the company by supplier PMP. The first TM was started-up in November 2017 at the company’s Tangshan mill; TM3 and TM4 were started up in Yunfu in January 2018 and February 2018. At the beginning of 2018, PMP said it was...

Blue Tissue boosts production capacity

Mexico’s Blue Tissue is to invest in a complete turnkey tissue plant. Supplied by A.Celli Paper, the new generation LPG Gas Hood and 16-foot Steel Yankee cylinder will have a width of 2.7m and a working speed of 2,000m/min. Blue Tissue specialises in the production of high-absorption, soft, and high-quality tissue product for the hygienic, healthcare and AfH...

Baoding Yusen boosts capacity with twin TM investment

China’s Baoding Yusen Health Supplies Co. has invested in two Intelli-Tissue EcoEc 1600 Premium tissue machines. Supplied by PMP, the lines will have a width of 3.5m, an operating speed of 1,600m/min, and a daily capacity of 75tpd. The two machines will be based in the left-hand and right-hand in the same building. As a result, the supplier said both space and...

CMPC resumes Brazilian operations following transportation strike

Chilean pulp and tissue giant CMPC has confirmed it has resumed operations at its Guaíba-based site. The plant had previously been impacted by a transportation strike in Brazil. It said it has now normalised the supply of the main inputs for its tissue and pulp operations, with its production lines at Guaíba, its tissue products’ mills and distribution of...

Bangkok launch success in the world’s largest and fastest grown retail tissue region

The launch of Asian Paper / Tissue World Bangkok 2018 has successfully showcased the latest technologies and innovations from over 100 exhibiting companies. Held between 6 – 8 June at BITEC, Bangkok, the trade show was attended by visitors and delegates from an impressive 92 countries, with visitors from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Vietnam and...

Andritz to acquire Novimpianti

Andritz has boosted its product offering after signing a contract to acquire Novimpianti Drying Technology. Owned by Novigroup and based in Lucca, Novimpianti is a global supplier of engineered equipment and services for air and energy systems to paper and tissue manufacturers. It has 40 employees and annual sales of €10m. The PM supplier said the acquisition...

Irving boosts capacity with TM start-up

Irving Pulp & Paper and sister company Irving Tissue have started up a Valmet-supplied Yankee Dryer as part of a $40m investment. The line has been running at the company’s New Brunswick-based site since completion of the project on 14 May. The company said its site is already “95% green”, and the investment will improve its energy use further and...

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