July / August 2014

    Tissue World Magazine

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    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...
    Tissue World Magazine

    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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