Should the US industry be concerned by the small but growing trend of tissue coming from Asia?

Imported bath tissue, kitchen towels and napkins are being sold in discount grocery stores and large supermarket chains in Chinese, Japanese and Korean enclaves in large metropolitan areas. Will shipping costs allow that to work? Industry analyst Greg Grishchenko reports. Tissue – the paper industry’s bright spot – continues to grow steadily and...

The retailer’s power: a major buyer’s view on market developments

While larger sizes or club packs are growing across all segments due to e-commerce, the American market is also seeing a steady increase in private label products with premium branded quality across  channels. Below is an extra from Patrick Boateng’s interview for TWM’s “Focus Report:USA” supplement magazine. FR/1: What trends are you seeing in the...

What’s in store: 2018 and beyond

“Attention is the scarce commodity. The way that we captured it was by doing something new and innovative that has real value for the customer.” Jeff Bezos, American technology entrepreneur and founder of online retail giant Amazon FMCG retail growth appears to be slowing over the long term. But even in a mature market, there is growth and that growth...

Over 200 exhibitors, 1,687 total participants, 69 countries… Tissue World celebrated our 25th anniversary in Miami in style

The wonderfully modernised Miami Beach Convention Center was the fitting setting for Tissue World’s double celebration – our 25th Silver Jubilee anniversary as the global industry’s leading tradeshow, and the opening of North America’s largest tissue exhibition and conference … the 9th edition in the US. More than 200 exhibitors and a total of...

Thailand is ready to take the foot off the brake

We could do no better in assessing tissue prospects in Thailand than quote directly from Kimberly-Clark in this edition of TWM’s Country Report. “We are seeing mid-single digit growth … a result of Thailand’s strengthened economy, political stability, improving consumer sentiment and rising incomes. Consumers are becoming more sophisticated...

Over 200 exhibitors, 1,687 total participants, 69 countries … Tissue World celebrated our 25th anniversary in Miami in style

The wonderfully modernised Miami Beach Convention Center was the fitting setting for Tissue World’s double celebration – our 25th Silver Jubilee anniversary as the global industry’s leading tradeshow, and the opening of North America’s largest tissue exhibition and conference … the 9th edition in the US. More than 200 exhibitors and a total of 1,687...

ANDRITZ Is Revealing the Future of Tissue in a Futuristic Way

Visit the ANDRITZ booth at Tissue World Miami 2018  and you will see the faint blue outline of something in a 2-meter-long clear pane mounted on a white counter. But look at the pane through a pair of artificial reality goggles and it comes alive with an animated representation of the PrimeLine TIAC, ANDRITZ’ window on the future of tissue. TIAC stands for...

Festo Expands Connectivity to Third-Party IO-Link Devices

Festo, a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components and controls for process and industrial automation, is showcasing the new Rockwell Encompass referenced CTEU-EP universal EtherNet/IP connector module at Tissue World Miami. As well as Festo branded valve terminals, the new Festo CTEU-EP universal EtherNet/IP interface module is...

Fragrance Producer Creaciones Iguazu Seeks Entry into Tissue Market

Hoping to gain tissue manufacturing customers from around the world, fragrance producer Creaciones Iguazu is exhibiting at Tissue World Miami for the first time. The company already has a toehold in the personal fragrance, cosmetics, household products sectors. Recently, Iguazu also has made inroads in the specialty fragrance space, supplying bespoke scents to...

Voith Paper Offers Tech Solutions for the Entire Tissue-Making Process

Voith Paper aims to increase efficiency and quality throughout the entire tissue production process with its latest products, services and technologies. “As a strong partner to tissue producers, we’re excited to share all of our latest products and technologies at Tissue World,” said Richard Berry, senior vice president of sales for Voith. “From advanced...

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