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    Cascades delivers “record quarterly sales”; Orchids Paper acquisition provides “compelling optimisation opportunities”

    Cascades has said all segments executed well in its second quarter results, with its tissue results supported by favourable input costs and selling prices. For...
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    Recard announces management changes

    Recard has officially announced that Mauro Michelini exited the company on 31 July. He had been general manager at Recard since 1994. Doctor...
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    GP boosts bath tissue capacity with $120m investment

    Georgia-Pacific (GP) will install a new tissue machine and roll storage building to increase its consumer (retail) bath tissue business at its Naheola, Alabama-based mill. In a $120m investment,...
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    CMPC expands operations in Brazil with acquisition of SEPAC

    CMPC subsidiary Softys has agreed to acquire family-owned tissue manufacturer SEPAC, a move it said will consolidate Softys as the largest tissue producer in Brazil. SEPAC was...
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    Clearwater Paper Reports Q2 results; positively impacted by higher retail tissue shipments and tissue...

    Clearwater Paper Corporation has reported a net sales increase of 4.6% to $452.0m for the second quarter of 2019 compared with the same time a year earlier.
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    Global impacts, local challenges, Latin American prospects: Tissue World São Paulo 2019

    Tissue World São Paulo 2019’s conference will unlock opportunities for sustainable success in the region’s most dynamic tissue markets. Latin America’s tissue industry has exciting further potential thanks to...
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    Northwood Group boosts AfH offering with KPP Converters acquisition

    UK-based Northwood has completed the purchase of 100% of the issued share capital of KPP Converters (KPP). KPP - a supplier of AfH tissue products...
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    Körber Group acquires Roll-Tec; expands converting and packaging machine expertise

    Körber Group has increased its Business Area Tissue division after acquiring Roll-Tec Cilindro, a Brazilian-based embossing roll specialist.  Roll-Tec develops, produces and sells engraving cylinders for embossing machines for tissue...
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    Luoyang Jieda Paper boosts facial tissue capacity with investment

    Luoyang Jieda Paper has signed a contract for the supply of two BC1300-2850 Crescent Former Tissue Machines. Supplied by Baotuo Enterprise, the two tissue machines have...
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    Procter & Gamble launches Charmin Forever Roll

    Procter & Gamble (P&G) has launched the Charmin Forever Roll - a month’s supply of toilet paper in one giant roll - in the United States.The product holds 850...
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    Tissue World São Paulo announces conference speakers: Kimberly-Clark, Finep, The Navigator Company, Euromonitor, Fastmarkets...

    Tissue World has announced a range of key speakers and a variety of hot topics to be put under the microscope at its conference in São Paulo, Brazil. Held...
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    Valmet launches stand-alone wet end control package

    Valmet has launched a stand-alone wet end control package for paper, board and tissue machines.The control product called Valmet Stand-Alone Retention Control (Valmet RET) can be used for retention...
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    Kemira to help develop 100% bio-based chemicals

    Kemira is to participate in the development of 100% bio-based chemicals for paper and cardboard production as part of an EU funded project.The company has joined a four-year EU...
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    Metsä Tissue to book €107m review and focus on tissue

    Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has announced a strategy update that includes an operational review with the target to improve internal efficiency, reduce complexity and focus on the...
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    Libang Group boosts capacity in Hebei and Hubei

    The Libang Group has ordered four new tissue machines for its mills in China, according to domestic supplier Baotuo Paper Machinery Engineering.The supplier told TWM that the four new...
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    Cascades to acquire Orchids Paper

    Cascades has boosted its US retail tissue offering after entering into an agreement to acquire Orchids Paper Products Company.The move will include the Barnwell, South Carolina, and Pryor,...
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    Accrol finishes full-year 2019 in “much stronger position”

    The UK’s Accrol Group Holdings has said the group “performed well” in the Q4 2018, following a “transformational” restructuring programme.Total revenues for the full year ended 30 April 2019...
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    Essity’s Kostheim mill hit by small fire

    Essity has said a small fire hit one of its paper machines at its Kostheim mill in Germany on 12 June.No body was injured, and the company said it...
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    GP Muskogee tissue mill back up after 13 May fire

    Georgia-Pacific (GP) has confirmed that production has restarted at its recycled-content tissue paper mill and converting operation in Muskogee, USA.A spokesperson for the company told TWM that: “The mill...
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    Cascades joins Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier network

    Cascades has said it is now an official member of the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network.The company said it views this participation with Amazon as a way...
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    Historic Marcal mill starts trial TM production after devastating fire

    Soundview Paper Company - which manufactures the famous Marcal tissue brand - has started trial production on one of its two tissue machines five months after a devastating fire...
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    Sofidel aims to reduce 50% of its plastic production

    Sofidel has further broadened its environmental efforts after announcing plans to reduce 50% of conventional plastic from its production by 2030 when compared to 2013.The Italian tissue giant said...
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    Suavecel boosts capacity in Iberian Peninsula

    Suavecel has recently purchased two OMET TV 840 lines and one OMET ASV Line for interfolded production. In addition to the production of tissue paper, the company works as...
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    Essity invests SEK 400m in sustainable alternative fibre technology

    Tissue manufacturer Essity is investing SEK 400m in an integrated facility for the production of pulp based on alternative fibre from plant-based agricultural by-products. The investment is taking place...
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    MG TEC Industry boosts capacity

    Romania’s MG TEC Industry has invested in two tissue production lines with stock preparation for its mill in Dej. Supplied by Andritz, the lines are scheduled for start-up in...
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    Essity sets sustainability targets for packaging

    Essity has said 85% of its packaging will be manufactured from renewable or recycled material by 2025, as it announces new targets aimed at reducing its environmental footprint. The...
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    GP reinforces importance of its T&T assets as it closes down Arkansas bleached board...

    Georgia-Pacific (GP) has confirmed that tissue and towel manufacturing will continue as an important asset for its consumer business, as it announces plans to close the equipment and processes...
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    Convertipap targets Americas with capacity boost

    Mexico’s Convertidor de Papel has increased its high-quality tissue production capacity after investing in an Intelli-Tissue Advanced 2100 tissue machine.Supplied by PMP, the Crescent Former line will have a...
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    Clearwater Paper reports Q1 results

    Clearwater Paper has reported net sales of $428.8m for the first quarter of 2019, 1.9% lower than $437.0m recorded in the first quarter of 2018. The company said the...
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    Kruger Products boosts capacity with Canada investment

    KP Tissue and Kruger Products have officially announced their future $575m Sherbrooke tissue plant, which will be equipped with TAD technology. Located in the borough of Brompton, the new...
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    Essity divests partly-owned company in Turkey

    Essity is divesting its 50% stake in the partly owned company SCA Yildiz in Turkey to the other part owner Yildiz.SCA Yildiz is primarily active in Baby Care products....
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    Suzano announces Q1 results in “challenging market environment”

    Brazil’s Suzano has reported first quarter net revenue results of R$5.7bn, which it said was supported by the “strong performance of prices and margins in both the pulp and...
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    Xuan Mai Paper targets high-quality tissue with capacity boost

    Vietnam’s Xuan Mai Paper has invested in a PrimeLineECO tissue machine to be installed at its Ho Chi Minh City-based plant. Supplied by Andritz, the machine has a design...
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    Cascades reports “important sequential improvement” in Q1 tissue results

    Cascades has reported group sales of $1,230m - an increase of 3% compared to $1,196m in Q4 2018, and an increase of 12% from $1,098m in Q1 2018 –...
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    Faderco boosts presence in Mediterranean region with investment

    Algeria’s Faderco has invested in a complete Advantage DCT 100HS tissue production line. Supplied by Valmet, the line will have a width of 2.8m and a design speed of...
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    GP boosts bath tissue capacity with $120m investment

    Georgia-Pacific (GP) will install a new tissue machine and roll storage building to increase its consumer (retail) bath tissue business at its Naheola, Alabama-based mill. In a $120m investment,...
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    Södra Q1 results “better than expected”

    Södra has reported a net sales increase of 11% to SEK 6,318m in its first quarter results. Operating profit increased 22% to SEK 1,148m. The company said the result is due...
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    Essity Q1 results helped by innovations, cost savings and price increases

    Essity has reported a year-on-year net sales increase of 9.4% to SEK 30,656m in its first quarter results. Emerging markets accounted for 37% of net sales and here organic...
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    Metsä Group reports “good Q1 result as anticipated”; announces co-determination negotiations in operations as...

    Metsä Group has reported year-on-year sales of €1,438m compared with €1,428m in its Q1 results. Operating result was €183m compared with €208m a year earlier.The company said that...
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    K-C reports Q1 results; makes “excellent progress towards higher selling prices”

    Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has reported a year-on-year net sales decrease of 2% to $4.6bn in its first quarter 2019 results. However, operating profit for the period was $655m in 2019...