2014 March / April – Global News

RCI TECHNOLOGY AND CONSOS LAUNCH SOFTENER SC-Q LIQ RCI Technology and partner company Consos have announced the availability of their newest offering, Softener SC-Q Liq. The 100% active Softener SC-Q Liq “pushes the envelope” for molecular weight on their eco-friendly renewable resource technology while maintaining the eco-friendly properties. General...

March / April 2014

DEPARTMENTS: Frontissues: Mexico: “The opportunity to grow is huge” Marketissues: Growth in the European tissue business moving from West to East Exitissues: Gaining efficiency with smarter investment   WORLD NEWS: Global news Americas news Asia news Europe news   FEATURES: Country Report: Mexico – free market economy with growing T&T...

Mexico – free market economy with growing T&T capacity

By Bill Burns, senior consultant, Fisher International Mexico has a free market economy in the trillion dollar class. Since the implementation of the North American Free...

WORLD NEWS: Global, Europe, America and Asia

GLOBAL NEWS RCI TECHNOLOGY AND CONSOS LAUNCH SOFTENER SC-Q LIQ VOITH LAUNCHES TISSUEFLEX XD GARD CHEMICALS TARGETS TISSUE SECTOR WITH PRODUCT LAUNCH SVECOM LAUNCHES PNEUMOMECHANICAL CHUCK MOD. 714 MZL AMERICAS NEWS BRAZIL: LEAL TO START UP 5,400TPY TISSUE SPECIALTY PM AT IBEMA PLANT IN BRAZIL MEXICO: KIMBERLY-CLARK DE MÉXICO HAS STRONG 2013, POSITIVE...

2014 March / April – Asia News

CHINA YUEN FOONG YU CORPORATION REACHES SPEED RECORD Yuen Foong Yu Corporation has significantly boosted its capacity on two PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1500 machines after it reached a speed record of 1,700mpm. PM 5 and PM 6 are running in the YFY’s Yangzhou, China-based facility and were designed to produce 75tpd each. However, on 1 January, PM 5 increased its...

2014 March / April – Europe News

ITALY Guinness World Record: the world’s largest collection of tissue packs goes to… Italy’s Silvio Fioravanti has been awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of tissue packets. He started his collection at the age of 15 in 1996. Currently, the collection consists of 12,554 unique packs from 78 countries. POLAND ICT GROUP INVESTS IN ICT...

2014 March / April – Americas News

BRAZIL LEAL TO START UP 5,400TPY TISSUE SPECIALTY PM AT IBEMA PLANT IN BRAZIL Brazilian paper producer Leal Indústria e Comércio de Papéis is installing a 5,400tpy tissue and low basis weight gloss paper machine PM 2 at its mill in Ibema, southern Brazil. The result of a Real 4.5 million investment, the PM is expected to start up by the end of...

2014 March / April – Global News

RCI TECHNOLOGY AND CONSOS LAUNCH SOFTENER SC-Q LIQ RCI Technology and partner company Consos have announced the availability of their newest offering, Softener SC-Q Liq. The 100% active Softener SC-Q Liq “pushes the envelope” for molecular weight on their eco-friendly renewable resource technology while maintaining the eco-friendly properties. General...

Mexico: “The opportunity to grow is huge”

When TW visited Mexico for this issue’s Country Report it was easy to see why it has made it into the MINTs (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey) list of countries to watch. There were people on the move in all walks of life in Mexico City and the surrounding areas where new buildings were being constructed on every other corner and tourists were flocking to...

The Mexican C class dilemma: Nice tissue or a Starbucks? Caffeine seems to be winning

By IAN BELL, Euromonitor International’s global head of tissue and hygiene research Mexico is an interesting market for tissue products; on the one hand, it is a market which has a respectable household penetration rate when it comes to the key toilet paper category. Indeed, Euromonitor International’s Mexican researchers regard tissue as quite a mature...