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    Tissue World Magazine

    May / June 2015

    DEPARTMENT NEWS: Frontissues:  An intriguing contrast – an economy on solid ground in a country prone to earthquakes Marketissues: Tissue World Barcelona attracted key industry members from across Europe and beyond. We kick off...
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    March / April 2015

      DEPARTMENT NEWS: Frontissues:  French market shows evolving tissue trends are helping to buck a gloomy European marketplace Marketissues: As shopping habits change SCA’s Barker sees multiple, price-relevant and distinctive products as the key Exitissues: Understanding vibration...
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    January / February 2015

    DEPARTMENT NEWS: Frontissues:  The great balancing act Marketissues: Thinking inside … and outside the box Exitissues: Algeria set to double its tissue capacity   FEATURES: Country Report: Romania – overall weakness offset by strength in T&T Country Report:  Romanian retail tissue...
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    November / December 2014

    DEPARTMENT NEWS: Frontissues:  The sweet smell of success for tissue in Russia Marketissues: Social media – a powerful tool for all sectors of the tissue industry Exitissues: Capacity additions plus aggressive promotions spell interesting times in...
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    September / October 2014

    DEPARTMENT NEWS: Frontissues:  Balancing sustainable growth with demand: east China’s tissue industry responds Marketissues: Overheating investment activity threatening market balance in the North American tissue business Exitissues: Defining the physical characteristics that cause tissue softness   WORLD NEWS: Global...
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    July / August 2014

    DEPARTMENT NEWS: Frontissues:  Italy: tailoring resources to adapt to tough market conditions Marketissues: Attract and keep the next generation of talent Exitissues: The power of Private Brands   WORLD NEWS: Global news Americas news Asia news Europe news Africa news   FEATURES: Country Report: Italy – the...
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    Italy: tailoring resources to adapt to tough market conditions

    Fit for the future” is the phrase WEPA Lucca’s managing director Bernhard Gross uses when TWM meets him at the company’s Lucca-based site. The company’s restructuring process meant it has now...
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    Italy – the European Union’s T&T production leader

    By Bill Burns, senior consultant, Fisher International Italy has been experiencing persistent economic problems with sluggish growth, high unemployment and regional disparities in prosperity. The Italian economy is driven in large part...

    WEPA Lucca is now “fit for the future”

    After two years of substantial restructuring, the WEPA Group has never lost its faith and drive in the Italian tissue market. Italian managing director Bernhard Gross tells TWM why now more...
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    The best loos* yet!

    Sharmaine Collins works in project management at London’s Tate, an institution that houses the UK’s national collection of British and international art. She talks to TWM about a recent trip to...
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    PIX Pulp indices 13.5.2014

    By Lars Halén and Timo Teräs NBSK pulp Europe In Asia, the prices of softwood pulp are also now in a clear decline. In Europe, the availability of BSKP remains relatively tight and...

    Carbon benchmarking for tissue manufacturing

    By Subhash Deodhar Globally, tissue and towel production emits more carbon per tonne of paper than any other paper grade. For a product so close to the end-consumer, the carbon footprint of...

    Are environmental issues a global concern in the tissue Industry?

    By Pirkko Petäjä In the German markets catering for certain environmental attributes is a ticket to play, while in many emerging markets their importance is still low. Environmental issues continue to gain importance...
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    The power of Private Brands

    By Kit Vale Private Brand sales are increasing globally, with a rise of 24% between 2007 and 2012. In fact, the global Private Brand business is estimated at $352bn. European consumers strongly...
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    Economic woes lead to a polarised Italian tissue market

    By Ian Bell Italy’s economy stands out in Europe for all the wrong reasons. An on-going recession, high public debt and corruption mean that over the past decade the country has been...
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    2014 July / August – Americas News

    MEXICO Mexico’s KCM to start up new 60,000tpy tissue PM in June Kimberly-Clark de Mexico (KCM) has scheduled the start up of its new 60,000tpy tissue paper machine (PM) installed at its Bajíio...
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    2014 July / August – Europe News

    ITALY Fire hits Cartiera Lucchese’s Porcari mill in Italy Italy’s Cartiera Lucchese Porcari tissue and packaging paper mill was hit by a fire on May 11, destroying some 3,000 tonnes of recovered...
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    2014 July / August – Asia News

    MALAYSIA Malaysia’s Fudak starts up Amica line Fudak has successfully started up its new Amica line at its Malaysian facilities in Johor Bahru. The line will produce high-quality consumer rolled products at a...
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    2014 July / August – Global News

    Gomá-Camps severs ties with AMS Gomá-Camps, expands into Africa (News from RISI) The Spanish tissue specialist Gomá-Camps is no longer part of AMS Gomá-Camps in Portugal. The firm said it signed an agreement...
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    WORLD NEWS: Global, Europe, America, Asia and Africa

    GLOBAL NEWS Gomá-Camps severs ties with AMS Gomá-Camps, expands into Africa K-C announces 1Q 2014 results Kemira closes acquisition of BASF’s global AKD emulsion business AMERICAS NEWS MEXICO: Mexico’s KCM to start up new 60,000tpy tissue...

    Sofidel: the European heavyweight flexes its muscles

    Sofidel chief Luigi Lazzareschi reflects on how changing times in Europe offer the Italian pioneer even more opportunities for balanced expansion across the globe.  Luigi Lazzareschi greets TWM at his office at...

    The Barometer Issue – a climate report on tissue growth

    In 2013, TWM visited a number of mills from around the world - from Spain to Indonesia, Poland to Germany - for the magazine’s Country Reports. Here, we revisit a selection...
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    Attract and keep the next generation of talent

    By Brian Work At Tissue World Americas 2014, American Paper Converting’s Brian Work discussed why tissue is a dynamic sector that can attract smart young people with creative minds. Here, he talks...
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    May / June 2014

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: Bold investment in luxury products pays off as staying at home is the new going out Marketissues: Kazakhstan – emerging tissue market leader in Central Asia Exitissues: Bellwether of Hungary’s economic evolution   WORLD NEWS: Global news Americas news Asia...
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    February / March 2013

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: With tough times at home Portugal gets innovative abroad Marketissues: Recent trends in tissue consumption and manufacturing within the newly independent states of the former Yugoslavia Exitissues: ADT’s first start-up successfully running in the USA   FEATURES: Country...
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    April/May 2012

      DEPARTMENTS FRONT : A more bullish west US aspires to quality and economy in product and sales MARKET : Global tissue market continuing  strong growth, but Europe struggling EXIT : Rotor thermal stress can lead...
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    April / May 2013

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: A unique market aiming to create a new category of ICI nations – India, China, Indonesia Marketissues: Indonesia: the perfect combination of inputs for tissue growth Exitissues: Better monitoring – fewer stoppages   WORLD NEWS: Tissue World: 40%...
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    July / August 2013

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: Poland gets in shape to take full advantage of the European recovery Marketissues: Tissue retail in Africa’s southern region Exitissues: Improving runnability on tissue machines   WORLD NEWS: Global news Americas news Asia news Europe news Short issues   FEATURES: Country Report: Poland: international presence in...
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    September / October 2013

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: The fast pace of changing market strategies is shaping short and long term planning for tissue manufacturers… and retailers Marketissues: Tissue is an $80bn market category with no event covering the entire value...
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    November / December 2013

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: Global market must take care to create balanced expansion Marketissues: Will closing capacity help the Chinese tissue overcapacity situation? Exitissues: ‘Designer’ printing rises to the challenge   WORLD NEWS: Global news Americas news Asia news Europe news Short issues   FEATURES: Country Report: Germany: stability with...
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    January / February 2014

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: Don’t cry for us in Argentina: ‘Tissue Culture’ primed and ready for an economic upturn Commemoration: Stefano Santini Exitissues: The importance of effective dust removal   WORLD NEWS: Global news Americas news Africas news Asia news Europe news Short issues   FEATURES: Country Report: Argentina: modest,...
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    March / April 2014

    DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: Mexico: “The opportunity to grow is huge” Marketissues: Growth in the European tissue business moving from West to East Exitissues: Gaining efficiency with smarter investment   WORLD NEWS: Global news Americas news Asia news Europe news   FEATURES: Country Report: Mexico – free market...
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    October / November 2011

    DEPARTMENTS FRONT : Sweden: Model for the future – or a unique market? MARKET : With DHG prices set to rise new sources of recovered paper for tissue must be found EXIT : The Americas - lands...
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    April / May 2012

      DEPARTMENTS Frontissues : A more bullish west US aspires to quality and economy in product and sales Marketissues: Global tissue market continuing  strong growth, but Europe struggling Exitissues:  Rotor thermal stress can lead to...
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      Operation Report Operation Report Almost 255 years in operation under 10 generations of the family, Gomà-Camps tells TW how it draws on its history in order to stay one step ahead of the...