March / April 2017

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    Cascades launches household tissue range

    Cascades has targeted the consumer market with the launch of a range of household tissue products. Consisting of three varieties of toilet paper and two varieties of paper towels, the products will...
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    Japan’s Daio announces 10% hike for its household paper range

    (News from RISI) - Daio Paper has announced its intention to hike all of its household paper prices, on shipments starting from 1 May. The 10% hike will apply to tissue, toilet...
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    Italy’s Cartiera Ferrania to double capacity with installation of new tissue machine

    (News from RISI) - Italy’s Cartiera Ferrania will install a new tissue machine as well as a cogeneration plant, the Italian newspaper La Stampa reports. The mill currently produces some 30,000tpy of...
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    Universal Paper expands capacity with start-up

    South Africa’s Universal Paper Manufacturers has successfully started up its turn-key green field tissue mill at its Ga-Rankuwa mill. Start-up of TM5, a PMP-supplied Intelli-Tissue Advanced 1600 tissue making line, was achieved...
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    The countdown to TW Milan has started!

    Over 200 exhibitors and key industry speakers are gearing up for Tissue World’s leading exhibition and conference, held in Milan in just over two weeks’ time. With over 25 new exhibiting companies,...
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    Star Paper Mill boosts capacity

    United Arab Emirates-based Star Paper Mill is to increase its production capacity after signing a contract for the supply of a turnkey plant. Supplied by Recard, once up and running the investment...
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    Italy: Growth in consumer tissue sales hampered by market maturity and sluggish economy

    One of the largest economies in Europe and in the world, Italy has gone through a period of significant economic and financial downturn. The country’s economy contracted for three years since 2011, while real disposable income of households...
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    Converting technology sector in positive mood heading into 2017

    Despite a modest 1.5% GDP growth forecast for the EU and a world economy still emerging from a lacklustre 2016, research by TWM sees Italy’s major companies expecting strong performances in 2017-18. By Martin...
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    ‘We are facing a sophistication of demand’

    Only in Italy could there be a fibre di latte, one of many pioneering products of fibre experts Lucart at its Diecimo site. In a price war when competition is fierce, balanced expansion...
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    Searching for distinction in a complex market

    When competition is fierce and price discounting dominates, niche, flexibility and targeted response to rapidly changing consumer demands become crucial. TWM visited family owned Industria Cartaria Fenili By Helen Morris, Senior editor, Tissue...

    We need greater speed on the production floor… and we need it now

    The Smart robotics revolution is underway to meet the rapid pace of change in the feminine, adult and baby care products markets. As E-commerce and other market trends demand an increased range of...
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    Converting Technical Theme: key innovations in the search for perfection on the converting line

    Futura, PCMC, OMET, Fabio Perini, Maflex and MTorres talk to TWM about targeting their latest R&D efforts in response to customer demands. A TWM report. TWM/1: What new...

    Distribution Special Feature

    Adapting to every request for end of line or the automatic conveying system: TWM hears from OCME on its latest offerings. A TWM report. OCME is always on the lookout to respond to every-changing customer...
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    Tissue EU Ecolabel: its current success is the best proof that the scheme works...

    The tissue industry was stunned in November 2016 to hear that the EU College of Commissioners was considering not renewing three Ecolabels, including one of the most successful – the Ecolabel for tissue. This Ecolabel is a...
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    My three-point guide to tissue etiquette

    By Matt from south London, UK Cheapest: too rough even for the toughest of men. Middle rank: comfortable, quality, full-bodied. Luxury: generally pointless, but essential for a girlfriend’s nose. I use toilet paper, kitchen roll...
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    Defining the products of the future

      Greater efforts to save margins, fearless investment in technological innovation and new products, e-commerce selling, increasing of stakeholder engagement processes, potential double digit growth in the US. Luigi Lazzareschi, chief executive of the...
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    How will the tissue connection between Europe and North America continue?

    For several decades, North America and Europe shared some of the same tissue suppliers. However, during the last decade a lot has changed. Previously, North American companies were expanding into Europe, and now exactly the...
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    The Home of Tissue: driving forward innovation to create the products of the future

    It’s pressure which produces diamonds, and the fiercely competitive nature of the Italian market is producing some sparkling results. They have been called “smart factories,” but tissue factories have always been smart ... these are...
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    Trevipapel Group boosts capacity with Steel Yankee investment

    Trevipapel Group has invested in a Toscotec-supplied tissue line at its Paper Prime mill in Vila Velha de Rodão, Portugal. The Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-16FT is due to be started-up in...
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    Tissue World Magazine Mill Awards: entry submission is open!

    Tissue World is calling all green and innovative tissue mills across Western Europe to get in touch to showcase their latest developments in our TW Awards. If you are a tissue...

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