SPAIN’S TISSUE BUSINESS WEATHERS ECONOMIC CHALLENGES BUT FACES HEADWINDS FROM DECLINING POPULATION

Bruce Janda Senior consultant, Fisher International Spain’s tissue business has been shaped by the economic challenges the country has faced since 2007. The great worldwide recession that started 12 years ago disproportionally affected Spain’s economy. By 2018, the country had recovered lost GDP but only partially returned to unemployment...

The US tops the list today – But future consumption rates could go up or down

Bruce Janda Senior consultant, Fisher International Last year Fisher International gave a presentation on “Issues Keeping Tissue Executives Up at Night,” in which it was suggested that pulp prices and tissue mill integration, e-commerce, new technology and capacity, and sustainability were significant disruptors to tissue manufacturers in several...