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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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