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...

Carta Fabril to install “world’s largest Steel Yankee” for tissue

Carta Fabril is to boost its capacity after it signed for a PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with Steel Yankee and steam-heated hood. The line is scheduled to start up at the company’s Anápolis mill in Brazil during January 2019. According to supplier Andritz, with a diameter of 22ft the machine is the largest Steel Yankee for tissue worldwide. The supplied...

Little Rapids Corporation boosts capacity

Little Rapids Corporation has signed a contract with Voith Paper Brazil to purchase a new tissue paper machine. The new machine will replace the existing PM3, located in Shawano Wisconsin (USA). It will produce 119 metric tonnes per day at a speed of 1,830m/min. Except for the existing Yankee Dryer, which will be reused, all the other machine’s components will...

CMPC’s market pulp sales in 2Q16 boom 56% year-over-year; net revenues 0.5% up to $1.1B

(News from RISI) – Chilean pulp and paper producer CMPC released its second quarter results showing consolidated sales of $1.1 billion, 0.5% higher than a year ago. Pulp sales volume rose 56% year-over-year to 791,000 tonnes due to the new 1.3 million tpy bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp capacity of Guaíba mill, which kicked off in Brazil in May...

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