Daio Paper looking to buy Japanese tissue mills from Nisshinbo

(News from RISI) Daio Paper has announced it is in talks to take over the tissue production activities of fellow Japanese firm Nisshinbo Holdings. The latter operates four mills in Japan. Two are located in the Shizuoka prefecture and produce tissue: its Fuji facility is operated by subsidiary Tokai Seishi and is able to produce 28,00tpy, while its Shimada mill...

China’s Guangxi Tianlifeng starts 20,000tpy tissue machine in Nanning

(News from RISI) – Guangxi Tianlifeng has kicked off production on a new 20,000tpy tissue machine at its sole mill in Nanning city, in southwestern China’s Guangxi autonomous region. The first sheet of paper rolled off the line earlier this month. Supplied by Chinese firm Dazheng Machinery, the unit has a width of 3.5m and a design speed of...

C&S plans tissue expansion in Hebei; small mills in Mancheng forced to stop to combat smog

(News from RISI) – C&S Paper is to add 75,000tpy of new tissue paper capacity at its mill in Tangshan city, Hebei province, to feed increasing demand in northern and northeastern China. The board of directors of the Shenzhen-listed company approved the expansion plan in November. The project will involve a total investment of RMB 408.81 million and...

China’s Shandong Tranlin condemns report revealing legal problems and pledge of shares in subsidiary

(News from RISI) – Shandong Tranlin condemned a media report on its involvement in multiple lawsuits and its pledge of the entirety of its equity in a subsidiary, Chiping Tranlin Paper, to a distressed asset management company in China. The pulp and paper producer reacted late last week after Shandong Business Daily, a Chinese newspaper, revealed that...

Japan’s Daio loses appeal in NPI tissue patent infringement case

(News from RISI) – The latest ruling in a legal battle that has been in the Japanese courts since 2012 between Nippon Paper Industries (NPI) and Daio Paper was made in NPI’s favour. Daio was accused of infringing patents pertaining to tissue paper production held by NPI subsidiary Nippon Crecia. It was ruled guilty in 2012. It appealed the ruling, but...

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