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    Grupo Corporativo Papelera boosts capacity

    Grupo Corporativo Papelera has invested in an iDEAL Forged_YD – 16” Yankee Cylinder.The Yankee has been shipped to Mexico and will be installed at the company's El Tepetloxto plant.IDEAL...
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    OMET launches Industry 4.0 Intelligent Plant

    OMET has launched its new software developed for production control, which allows real-time connection with any OMET machine, anywhere installed in the world, for data collection and analysis. The...
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    ProMach boosts robotics capabilities with Quest Industrial acquisition

    ProMach has acquired Quest Industrial, a provider of robotic integration solutions. The move means the packaging machinery provider will strengthen its robotics integration capabilities across multiple markets. Wisconsin, USA-based...
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    Tissue World 2019 welcomes 3,200 visitors from 91 countries!

    Tissue World Milan 2019 was a global event which welcomed 3,200 participants from 91 countries, with the highest number of attendees coming from Italy,...
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    GP announces executive leadership changes

    Georgia-Pacific (GP) has announced that Kathleen A. "Kathy" Walters will retire as executive vice president – consumer products group, effective 1 June 2019.David Duncan, who currently serves as executive...
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    PAPCEL changed its ownership structure

    PAPCEL has changed its ownership structure and announced that 100% of its shares are now held by Czech company Vega-HSH.In the last four years, the company has been involved...
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    WEPA acquires Arjowiggins; boosts European private label and recycled papers offering

    Germany’s WEPA Group has taken over Arjowiggins Greenfield plant in Chateau-Thierry, France.The company’s WEPA Hygieneprodukte division has been awarded to take over the business activities of the Arjowiggins Greenfield...
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    Kruger Products announces AfH price hike

    Kruger Products (KPLP) has announced a price increase for its AfH tissue products sold in Canada and the USA. The increase will be made effective as of 1 May....
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    Kemira increases prices for paper chemicals in APAC

    Kemira has increased the price of its main paper chemical product lines in the Asia Pacific region by 12-28%. The supplier said the price hikes result from “significant increases...
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    Papel San Francisco boosts capacity

    Mexico’s Papel San Francisco has invested in an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue production machine at its site in Mexicali. Supplied by Valmet, start-up is planned for the third quarter...
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    Tissue World Milan 2019 opens its doors; Tissue World 2021 moves to Düsseldorf, Germany

    Tissue World Milan 2019 - the world’s largest tissue industry exhibition and conference - opened its doors at Fieramilanocity in Milan this week. The event welcomed over 3,000...
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    K-C invests $120m in North American market

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C) has announced building expansion and new equipment plans worth $120m for its facility in Jenks, Oklahoma. The project will expand the site by 270,000 square feet...
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    Cascades announces new president and COO

    Cascades Tissue Group has appointed Jean-David Tardif as president and chief operating officer.He will succeed Jean Jobin, who has said he is devoting time to personal projects. Tardif first...
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    Futura launches “first-in-tissue” technology

    Futura has launched its JOI HYDRO-BOND technology, which it said is a first in tissue converting to achieve perfect adhesion of tissue plies using water alone. The company said...
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    Andritz targets textured tissue with PrimeLineTEX TM launch

    Andritz has launched its new tissue machine for textured tissue, the PrimeLineTEX. According to the supplier, the machine enables customers to produce textured tissue of a quality superior to...
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    WEPA UK stockpiles products in case of no-deal Brexit

    WEPA UK has been stockpilling 3.5m toilet and kitchen rolls in its warehouses during the past four months in case of a no-deal Brexit.It is hoped that the extra...
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    Fourstones boosts capacity with TM investment

    Scotland’s Fourstones Group is understood to have invested in a new tissue machine at its Sapphire mill. According to reports, the line has been supplied...
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    WEPA applies to take over Arjowiggins’ Greenfield plant

    Germany’s anti-trust authority the Bundeskartellamt has given its approval for a possible takeover of Arjowiggins' French Greenfield de-inked pulp mill by German tissue producer WEPA. According...
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    Cascades to close two Canadian-based tissue PMs

    Cascades has said it will close two of its tissue paper machines located in Whitby and Scarborough, Ontario . The end date of the production remains...
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    Cascades announces results; reports “difficult industry-wide market dynamics” for tissue

    Cascades has reported a sales increase up 2% to $1,196m for the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to $1,175m in the third quarter of 2018. This is...
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    Tissue World Milan – Experience the future of tissue making on the show floor!

    At Tissue World Milan next month, cutting-edge tissue making technologies and solutions will be showcased through the lenses of VR headsets at “The Mill of the Future Zone”, a...
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    GP to exit communication papers business; focus on tissue and towel

    Georgia-Pacific (GP) is exiting the communication papers business following an assessment of its long-term competitive position in a declining market. The company will permanently shut down the communication papers...
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    Metsä Tissue launches €25m fixed cost saving programme

    Metsä Tissue has launched a fixed cost saving programme as part of its operational review.It is aiming to save €25m in annual fixed costs and has started co-determination negotiations...
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    Kemira announces sizing technologies price hike

    Kemira is to increase the price for its sizing technologies in the Asia Pacific region. The price increase of FennoSize ASA will be an average of 15-25% and...
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    K-C increases capacity in Nigeria; closes current factory in Lagos

    Kimberly-Clark (K-C) is to build a new factory in Nigeria and close its current factory in Lagos with the loss of 60 permanent employees. The investment in the new...
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    Resolute announces strong 2018 results; tissue segment reports $9m operating loss in Q4

    Resolute Forest Products has reported net income of $36m for the fourth quarter of 2018 – up from $13m for the same quarter in 2017.For the full year, net...
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    Emtec announces TSA upgrade

    Germany´s Emtec Electronic has responded to customer demand and upgraded its Tissue Softness Analyser (TSA).With the updated device and an advanced measuring method it is now possible to evaluate...
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    Thailand’s Berli Jucker Cellox has increased its tissue capacity after purchasing an E-WIND T100...

    Thailand’s Berli Jucker Cellox has increased its tissue capacity after purchasing an E-WIND T100 rewinder. Supplied by A.Celli Paper, the line will be installed at the company’s Prachinburi-based plant.It...
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    Yibin Paper boosts 100% bamboo production capacity

    China’s Yibin Paper has started up three A.Celli-supplied iDEAL tissue machines. The lines are producing unbleached tissue paper using 100% Bamboo slush pulp.Four tissue machines are currently installed and...
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    Essity reports sales increase despite higher raw material and energy costs

    Essity has reported a net sales increase of 8.5% to SEK118,500m for the full-year 2018 compared with the preceding year. Operating profit before EBITA declined 8% to SEK 11,560m...
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    Historic Marcal mill in New Jersey, USA, devastated by fire; efforts underway to help...

    A devastating fire that engulfed the famous Marcal tissue mill in New Jersey on 30 January has destroyed most of the historic building.No injuries were reported at the Elmwood...
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    Calling all sustainable and innovative tissue mills…!

    The entry submission for TWM’s Mill Awards 2019 is now open. Launched in conjunction with the world’s largest tissue industry trade show and conference - Tissue World Milan -...
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    Klippans Bruk boosts premium tissue capacity

    Swedish tissue manufacturer Klippans Bruk has invested in a roll handling and wrapping tissue line supplied by FIS Impianti. The line will be installed at the company’s Klippans Bruk...
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    PartexTissue increases capacity

    Bangladesh’s PartexTissue has invested in an iDEAL forged YD: another new-generation Yankee. Supplied by A.Celli Group, the latest generation Yankee is part of a complete turnkey plant project, consisting...
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    Leicester Tissue Company doubles capacity with £24m investment

    UK-based Leicester Tissue Company (LTC) is investing in two new PCMC-supplied machines and two TMC-supplied wrappers in 2019.Once fully up and running, the site’s current 20,000tpy toilet roll and...
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    CMPC boosts capacity with start-up

    CMPC Tissue Latam group’s Papelera del Plata plant has fired up a TT SYD-12FT.Supplied by Toscotec, it is installed on PM3 at the company’s Zarate mill in Argentina. It...
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    K-C reports “challenging environment” in Q4 results; introduces ‘Strategy 2022’

    Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has said net sales for the fourth quarter of 2018 decreased 1% to $4.6bn compared to the same period a year ago. Fourth quarter operating profit was...
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    Metsä Tissue boosts natural gas delivery in Finland

    Metsä Tissue has invested in its Mänttä mill in Finland after signing up Valmet to supply automation for the site’s liquefied natural gas delivery. Valmet will supply an automation...
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    Kemira forms joint venture in South Korea

    Kemira is to establish a joint venture – Kemira Yongsan Chemicals (NewCo) - in Ulsan, Republic of Korea, with Yongsan Chemicals, a South Korean privately-owned chemicals company. The...
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    Global Hygiène boosts capacity with investment

    France’s Global Hygiène is to increase its production capacity after signing for a complete turnkey tissue production plant.Supplied by A.Celli Paper, the investment will take place at its Charavines...