Alas Dorada boosts capacity with TM investment

El Salvador’s Alas Dorada is to increase its capacity and production efficiency after signing up Valmet to rebuild its PM4. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage. This will be achieved by installation of an Advantage ViscoNip press combined with an...

Fabricas de Papel Potosì boosts capacity with converting investment

Mexico’s Fabricas de Papel Potosì has invested in its bathroom tissue production capacity after acquiring a Gambini-supplied converting line. The FLEX 600 line has a rollface width of 2.9m and a production speed of 600m/min, and will be supplied at the end of June with start-up expected for August 2017. The line will produce 2 ply bathroom tissue rolls, 200...

The countdown to Tissue World São Paulo has begun!

The Latin American tissue industry is gearing up to attend Tissue World São Paulo – the only key meeting point for the region’s growing and dynamic tissue market. Whether on the show floor or with the impressive line-up of speakers presenting talks on the latest trends, the event promises to offer you networking opportunities and a new viewpoint on the...

Suzano to sell converted tissue products; investment in tissue increases to $176.1m

(News from RISI) – Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano is to acquire converting equipment that will enable it to sell finished products in the tissue segment. The company is currently installing two tissue paper machines (PMs) with combined capacity of 120,000tpy at its Mucuri and Imperatriz units, scheduled to kick off in the third and fourth...

Grupo Corporativo Papelera boosts capacity with tissue investment

Grupo Corporativo Papelera has invested in a tissue machine for its Mexico-based site. Supplied by A.Celli, the line will add an additional 34,000 tonnes to the company’s annual production. The machine is 2.6m wide machine and has a speed of 2,000m/min. It is part of a complete turn-key project that includes the Control & Automation system, as well as the...

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