Preferred Packaging: Geos and Star Evo Packaging machines

TWM’s Packaging Technical Theme takes an in-brief look at DM Pack – Preferred Packaging’s most recent innovations to launch into the market place. A TWM report.     Preferred Packaging’s owner Luca De Marchi says the company’s packaging line – the Star Evo Packaging machine – is created and designed using the latest innovations....

2015 November/December Americas News

AMERICA Resolute Forest Products boosts production Resolute Forest Products has increased its product offering after it invested in Valmet’s Advantage NTT 200HS tissue machine. The new tissue line will have a width of 5.2m and a design speed of 2,000m/min. It will be installed at the company’s new facility in Calhoun, Tennessee, and will produce at-home,...

2015 November/December Asia News

CHINA Clearwater reports net sales drop follow speciality mills sale Clearwater Paper Corporation has posted net sale results of $444.6m for the second quarter of 2015, down 10.9% year-on-year. The company said this was primarily due to the sale of its specialty mills in December 2014. Adjusted EBITDA for the quarter was $50.7m, down 11.6% compared to second...

2015 November/December Europe News

PORTUGAL Renova in European first with NTT buy Portugal’s Renova has become the first European tissue producer to invest in Valmet’s Advantage NTT tissue technology. The production line will be installed at the company’s Torres Novas mill in Zibreira, Portugal, and will boost Renova’s paper production capacity by 50%. The new tissue machine will have a...

2015 November/October Global News

A.Celli Paper announces management changes A.Celli Paper has appointed Mario Fazzi as its new managing director. Giuseppe Antonini has been nominated president of A.Celli Paper; Mauro Celli and Alessandro Celli remain at the helm of the family company, taking on the role of vice president and executive director. In a statement the company said: “The nomination...

November / December 2015

November / December 2015 DEPARTMENT NEWS: Frontissues:  Huge potential yes, but plan for the long term in sub-Saharan Africa Marketissues: Is the slowdown in China a threat for the South East Asian tissue market? Exitissues: Free from its long dark history how high can resource rich Indonesia rise?   WORLD...

Whether at home or abroad, when buying tissue products I look for a balance of quality and price

Charlotte Lynn is a teacher from Canada working in the UK I love travelling and have been to many parts of the world and also lived in a couple of different countries: my native Canada, and I’ve spent a couple of years teaching in South Korea and also in London. My experiences for buying products in these countries have varied but what I like to buy doesn’t...

Free from its long dark history how high can resource rich Indonesia rise?

By Phillip Lawrence, Academic Once ranked 141st in terms of GDP, democratic Indonesia’s leadership is aiming to become the world’s sixth largest economy in the next decade. Academic Phillip Lawrence explains how the country achieved such stellar growth, and asks… are its targets reachable?   In the past Indonesia has been referred to as the...

Huge potential yes, but plan for the long term in sub-Saharan Africa

The extraordinary history and traditions of the peoples of the continent of Africa have produced many proverbs … I especially like this one: Beware time, because it has the answers. What struck me most in this edition’s Country Reports in South Africa is the optimism and ambition of tissue sector personnel set against a recognition that bridging the gap...

Is the slowdown in China a threat for the South East Asian tissue market?

By Pirkko Petäjä, Principal, Pöyry Management Consulting The South East Asian region is among the fastest growing tissue markets worldwide, but tissue production in the region grows even faster South East Asia consists of eleven countries that reach from eastern India to China, and is generally divided into “mainland” and “island” zones. The...

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