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Hengan Paper expands with PM start-up

Xinjiang Hengan Paper has started up its MODULO-PLUS ES tissue line at its Changji-based mill. Supplied by Toscotec, PM25 includes the TT DOES (Drying Optimisation for Energy Saving) solution, which the supplier said ensures enhanced production at low energy consumption. The line will add 25,000tpy of high quality tissue to Hengan’s current production.

Drenik increases capacity with TM investment

Serbia-based Drenik ND has boosted its production capacity by 120tpd after it invested in a Crescent Former line. Supplied by Recard, the complete turnkey plant has a speed of 1,850mpm, a width of 2.8m, with two stock preparation lines for virgin fibres. It is equipped with a hydraulic rewinder with four backstands, complete electrical plant, all ancillary...

Papeles Tissue Rosario boosts capacity

Argentina’s Papeles Tissue Rosario has increased its toilet roll and kitchen towel capacity after investing in a complete automatic converting and rewinding line. Supplied by the Amaco Group, the line was installed at the company’s Rosario site where it will produce toilet paper and kitchen towels for the local tissue market. It has a width of 2,000mm and a...

Accrol announces job losses amid operational review and profit warning

Accrol Papers has confirmed the loss of 89 staff jobs at its UK tissue manufacturing sites. In a statement the company said: “During the operational review currently being undertaken at Accrol Papers, it has been identified that a number of significant improvements should be made to the operational cost base of the business. “As a result and with regret, the...

Sofidel Suppliers Sustainability Award sets global eco-friendly standard across tissue

Suzano, Valmet, LKW WALTER and Fibria are amongst the winners of Sofidel’s second Suppliers Sustainability Award. Some 400 suppliers from 17 countries attended the event, held on 9 November at the magnificent East Wintergarden venue in Canary Wharf in the financial heart of London. It awarded eco-friendly partners from across the group’s global tissue supply...

Kemira announces price hike for EMEA

Global chemicals company Kemira has increased the prices of its coagulant and polymer products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The price increases will come into effect on 1 January 2018, or as contracts allow. Kemira said they were necessary due to “overall significant and continued increases in costs of both freight and many key raw materials, where...

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