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Tissue World Magazine, Departments: Exitissues

November December 2019 Tissue World Magazine ExitIssue

Private label holds its strong share in retail sales

Greg Grishchenko, Industry analyst During the last decade toilet paper matured in the region where the demographic situation (especially in Lithuania) was not beneficial even for limited...
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Brand competition

Greg Grishchenko, Industry analyst In 2018, the Zewa brand remained the tissue sales leader in Latvia and Estonia with a share of 20.3% and 20.4%...
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Impacts of China’s trade policies – on China

Susan Cornish, Associate, Moore & Associates China has been a dominant player in the global recovered paper (RCP) business for some time, consuming as much...
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Objectives of the new Chinese policies (what were they thinking?)

Susan Cornish, Associate, Moore & Associates China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection, in combination with China Customs, has been responsible implementing the new regulations that have...
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Recent Publications from the Chinese Ministry of the Environment

Susan Cornish, Associate, Moore & Associates • “Imported Waste Management Catalog” (2017) • “Directory of Prohibited Solid Waste” • “Provisions of the...
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New opportunities in RCP markets

Susan Cornish, Associate, Moore & Associates These ongoing changes to policy in China have been monitored closely around the globe, in RCP sectors as well...

Chinese consumption growth down from recent high of 10% to a 4.8% forecast

Tissue’s strong upswing was broken in 2018. Much now depends on the economy and consumer expenditures recovering from external and internal pressures. Report by Esko Uutela, principal, tissue, Fastmarkets...

Tissue needs a step change to be fit for the near- and long-term future

In a wide-ranging analysis, Essity president and chief executive Magnus Groth told Tissue World Milan that innovation in the last decade has not been enough. A deeper insight into...
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Tissue takes on the looming issue of rapid decline in P&W

Costs concern as the supply and use of printing and writing papers - the primary source of recycled fibre for tissue/towel production – is...
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Fundamentals drive Australian and New Zealand tissue consumption higher

Steady population growth, population ageing and rising per capita consumption have combined to push tissue production in Australia to capacity. The question for the Australian tissue market is...
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Toilet paper was a luxury on Haiti when Glory Industries began its niche mission...

A new era of enterprise has started for one industry on the Caribbean republic eight years after a devastating earthquake caused major damage and killed up to 160,000. Long supplied exclusively by...
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Georgia – rising tissue market in Caucasus Mountains

The tissue story in the former Soviet republic emerged after independence in 1991, and is marked by headline percentage growth figures – 30- 51 – 54%. But increased disposable incomes, product familiarity, modern retailing and distribution,...
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Analysis: how supply and costs are changing across the world’s recovered paper markets?

As SOP and easy-access OCC supply declines, Bill Moore, president of Moore & Associates, assesses region specific trends in emerging kraft pulps in the Global Recovered Paper (RCP) market. Key trends: Global Recovered Paper...
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UK consumer tissue industry after Brexit: taken to the cleaners?

As the United Kingdom is heavily dependent on imports of raw materials for its tissue industry, the country has been exposed to threatening market fluctuations in 2017. Steady rise of pulp and parent reels prices combined with...

Market pulp capacity review: investment cycle to peak in 2018

Global bleached chemical market pulp capacity reached 64Mt/y in 2017, comprising 35.3Mt/y of hardwood market pulp, 28.3Mt/y of softwood, and just 0.4Mt/y of sulphite pulp. Capacity expanded by 3.7% last year,...
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How to triple sales in three years, by South Florida Tissue Paper Co.

It’s listed in Inc. Magazines’ top 5,000 fastest growing US companies, has tripled sales from 2014 to 2017, notched up a growth rate of 179%, and expanded the operation across all 50...
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With 10-15% growth y-o-y, Star Tissue is making the headlines at home and abroad

Named as one of Europe’s most dynamic SMEs, this Blackburn, UK-based tissue converter talks opportunities in a post-Brexit Britain. UK-based, family-owned tissue converter Star Tissue is on a roll. Established in 2003, it was...
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TWM Interview: Manuel Dizon, CEO – International, Global Tissue Business Unit, Asia Pulp &...

Manuel Dizon joined Asia Pulp & Paper as CEO – International, Global Tissue Business Unit in January 2017. He has more than 20 years of general management, sales, and marketing experience with companies...
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As Brexit looms UK domestic tissue suppliers see their chance

Poppies is a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of high quality bespoke printed napkins. TWM asked partner and technical director Armindo Marques how he plans to meet the challenges and uncertainties of the...
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Unprecedented number of tissue machines installed since 2010

With tissue consumption growing at a rapid pace in emerging markets, particularly in China, an unprecedented number of new tissue paper machines have been installed. Numera’s analysis shows that 327 new tissue paper machines...
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Tissue EU Ecolabel: its current success is the best proof that the scheme works...

The tissue industry was stunned in November 2016 to hear that the EU College of Commissioners was considering not renewing three Ecolabels, including one of the most successful – the Ecolabel for tissue. This Ecolabel is a...
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2016 North American tissue statistics point to a balanced market

Shipments and operating rates are currently strong but we worry about the supply side So the demand side of the North American tissue market appears strong, but we continue to worry about the lineup of...

İpek Kağıt invests in regional power

By Sertaç Nişli, general manager, İpek Kağıt                   A long-time pioneer and leader of Turkey’s tissue paper sector, İpek Kağıt has opened two new plants in Turkey and Kazakhstan that will advance its goal of...
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A tissue industry “overwhelmed” with new paper convertors entering the local market

Tissue consumption growth remains at 15% in the United Arab Emirates despite an economy hit by a fall in oil prices. Sajid Hussain, general manager of Gulf Manufacturing Company, explains why. The...

CMPC created a costs virtue out of an energy necessity

Cogeneration is the key to boost already impressive growth across Latin America for an innovative company which faced tough energy issues by building in efficiency at the design stage of its...
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Headwinds in the Russian tissue market

By Esko Uutela, Principal, Tissue, RISI Russian tissue consumption showed a very strong growth pattern from 2000 until 2012, with an average growth rate of close to 10% per year. But since...
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India prepares for an expected surge in tissue demand

By Sumit Khanna, Chief Executive of Beeta Tissues Regional growth rates can already reach 20-25%, and as the new one-party government clears away restrictions on manufacturing and international players enter the market...
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A radical step changer?

The new Andromeda converting technology is, manufacturer Futura believes, going to revolutionise the market. TWM reports on the claims. It’s six months since Futura launched its new Andromeda converting technology for tissue...
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Free from its long dark history how high can resource rich Indonesia rise?

By Phillip Lawrence, Academic Once ranked 141st in terms of GDP, democratic Indonesia’s leadership is aiming to become the world’s sixth largest economy in the next decade. Academic Phillip Lawrence explains how...
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Southern America: Engaging in the world production chain

By Geraldo Ferreira, partner, Huntsfield Brasil Consultancy, Brazil  The region’s tissue market has three alternatives to respond to an ever-increasing import wave: entrench, adapt or transform yourself. Huntsfield Brasil Consultancy’s Geraldo Ferreira...
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Intercontinental growth – tissue parent roll trade pushing back the boundaries

By Esko Uutela, Principal, Tissue, RISI A global tissue business in excess of 2.6 million tonnes a year and providing 35% of all tissue sold internationally, bulk parent roll trade offers new...
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Waste not – want not… the issue of disposability facing tissue nations

By Industry analyst Greg Grishchenko Even among developed ‘non-Western’ nations to ‘flush or not to flush’ is still the question. Tissue - the brightest segment in the world paper business - is growing...
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Understanding vibration to perform smart chatter monitoring

By BTG’s Florent Bougerolle BTG’s Florent Bougerolle talks to TWM about how doctor blade vibration monitoring helps tissue makers get valuable insight into costly coating upsets and Yankee chatter problems Significant financial losses...

Algeria set to double its tissue capacity

By former senior paper industry officer Omar Chabane With North Africa awakening from a period of inertia, TWM spotlights Faderco, a company with big ideas whose investment is driving the momentum A previous...
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Capacity additions plus aggressive promotions spell interesting times in North American tissue markets.

By RBC Capital’s markets analyst Paul Quinn We believe that North American tissue margins could remain below historical levels for the next several years, particularly on the mid-to-low end of the quality...

Defining the physical characteristics that cause tissue softness

By Buckman’s John Stitt and Holly Richardson Softness: we know it when we feel it. We try to model it with complex equations.   Now we even have a pretty good test...
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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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Bellwether of Hungary’s economic evolution

A new converting line will give Forest Papir of Hungary a powerful boost for competitiveness and innovation. A TW report. The uneventful transformation into a market economy which Hungary experienced just over...
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What’s all the noise about?

By Milltech’s Luca Linari and Marco Cattani With increasing regulation the attention paid by mills to the phenomenon of "noise" has increased Noise has two distinct impacts in a tissue mill: the effect...
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Gaining efficiency with smarter investment

A new Yankee hood and air system installed in August 2013 has resulted in substantial energy savings, according to Wepa mill director Maurizio Lattanzi. Here he discusses the potential that exists...