July / August 2017

    Tissue World Magazine

    New OnePly product that “easily competes with TAD and NTT”

    Spain’s LC Paper won Tissue World Milan’s prestigious Most Energy-Aware Mill Award. Here, chief executive Joan Vila talks through the development process which led the independent niche tissue producer to energy savings of...
    Tissue World Magazine

    When it comes to the perfect wedding speech… a Best Man should never be...

    Unaccustomed as he is to public speaking, Adam, who is based in Bristol, England, finds inspiration conveniently comes to hand when he sits and thinks about his speech. High quality tissue paper products serve...
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    The pulp giant planning a stronger future in tissue

    By Helen Morris, Senior Editor, Tissue World Magazine No ‘Country Report’ from Canada would be complete without referencing its mighty forests. Canfor Pulp in British Colombia is surrounded by an unrivalled natural resource bound for...
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    Canada – a ten-year T&T capacity retrospective

    By Bill Burns, Senior consultant, Fisher International Over the past ten years (2007-2017) the pulp and paper industry has experienced a market shake up. Grades like Newsprint and Printing & Writing have lost significant user base...
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    Tissue World São Paulo concludes on a successful note attracting 932 key participants

    The South American tissue industry gathered in São Paulo to attend the only key meeting point for the region’s growing and dynamic tissue market. TWM reports on some of the key talks from the event’s...
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    Resolute ramps up capacity to position itself as key player in tissue

    President and chief executive Richard Garneau provides an update on Resolute Forest Products’ ongoing transformation strategy and entry into the growing tissue market. A TWM report. In June 2015, Resolute announced its entry...
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    Canada – strengthening its away game

    Canada, of course, has a big neighbour. The biggest, in economic terms, which while returning a fluctuating performance is never, currently, less that the biggest economic giant. In tissue terms, Canada is small scale … it’s a...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    Hayat Kimya inaugurates its Nigerian diaper and tissue factory; launches Familia and Papia brands...

    Turkey’s Hayat Kimya has further boosted its geographical presence after it inaugurated its $100m diaper and tissue plant in Agbara, Nigeria. In attendance at the inauguration held in May was the vice...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    Fabricas de Papel Potosì boosts capacity with converting investment

    Mexico’s Fabricas de Papel Potosì has invested in its bathroom tissue production capacity after acquiring a Gambini-supplied converting line. The FLEX 600 line has a rollface width of 2.9m and a production...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    First Quality boosts capacity with 70,000tpy TAD investment

    America’s First Quality Tissue has invested in an Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTAD tissue line with complete stock preparation for its mill in Lock Haven. Start-up is scheduled for 2019 and once up and...
    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    K-C reports 1Q earnings growth despite “a challenging environment”

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation has reported net sales of $4.5bn - even with a year earlier - in its first quarter 2017 results. Operating profit for the quarter was $834m in 2017 compared to...