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Buckman Showcases Differentiated Chemistries at Tissue World Istanbul 2018

Buckman, a global company that specializes in innovative chemical and smart solutions for the pulp and paper industry, is at Tissue World in Istanbul to showcase and explain its latest differentiated chemistries and smart technologies. From 4 to 6 September, Buckman’s experts will be onsite to discuss the company’s ground-breaking solutions for the pulp and...

Tissue World Istanbul 2018 Opened its Doors

The second edition of Tissue World Istanbul trade show has opened its doors at the Istanbul Congress Center on 4 September 2018. The exhibition features over 60 exhibiting companies from 14 countries, encompassing tissue manufacturers and a wide range of industry suppliers from chemical technologies, wrapping/packaging equipment, tissue trading, converting...

APP’s Perawang mill increases capacity

Asia Pulp & Paper’s (APP) Perawang mill in Indonesia has successfully started-up three E-wind winders for tissue production. Supplied by A.Celli, the three new generation winders are a partial delivery of a larger sizeable order currently under delivery and consisting of two E-wind T200 winders, a calender and Slittomatic automatic knives positioning...

Taison Pulp boosts capacity

China’s Taison Pulp (Group) has invested in two PrimeLineST W8 tissue machines for its mill in Suzhou, Anhui province. The machines will produce up to 120,000tpy and are designed for 12 – 42g/m2 for facial and toilet paper. Start-up is scheduled for 2019. They have a design speed of 1,800 metres per minute and a paper width on reel of 5.6m, and the 18ft...

Clearwater Paper announces sale of Ladysmith Facility to Dunn Paper

Clearwater Paper Corporation has sold its Ladysmith, Wisconsin-based facility to Dunn Paper for $72m, and reiterated its focus on the production of ultra-quality tissue products. The company will use the net proceeds to help fund the expansion of its Shelby, N.C. facility. Linda K. Massman, president and chief executive, said the strategy for its consumer...

Vinda Personal Care increases capacity by 60,000tpy

Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) has fired up two new Toscotec-supplied Ahead-2.0M tissue machines at its Yangjiang, Guangdong-based site. They will increase the group’s annual production by over 60,000 tonnes. With these start-ups, Vinda kicked off production at its new Yangjiang mill, strategically located by Yangjiang Port in south-west...

Cascades reports record sales in 2Q 2018; tissue segment results down due to “competitive marketplace”

Cascades has announced record sales of C$1,179m in its second quarter results, up 4% year-on-year. This is compared to C$1,098m in Q1 2018 and C$1,130m in the second quarter of 2017 and was driven by an 11% increase in the containerboard division, reflecting higher sales prices, the acquisition of Ontario converting facilities at the end of 2017, and higher...

St. Croix Tissue’s Baileyville site in industrial spill incident

An incident at St. Croix Tissue’s Baileyville, Maine-based tissue plant has resulted in a leak of more than a half million gallons of industrial wastewater spilling into the St. Croix River. The spill occurred on 10 August when a pressurised wastewater pipeline cracked. According to local reports, following the spill the mill temporarily shut down but has...

Essity restructures consumer tissue operations in France

Essity has said it is closing a converting facility for retail branded products in Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray and will invest in its remaining integrated production facilities in France. The closure is to “further strengthen competitiveness and increase efficiency” and is expected during the fourth quarter of 2018. It said the move was aligned with its...

Resolute reports “improved operational performance” but tissue segment incurred operating loss in 2Q results

Resolute Forest Products has reported net income for the quarter ended 30 June 2018 of $72m, compared to a net loss of $74m in the same period in 2017. Sales were $976m in the quarter, an increase of $118m from the year-ago period. The company recorded operating income of $121m in the quarter, compared to $48m in the first quarter of 2018, reflecting higher...

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