May / June 2017

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    Futura appoints new BoD and promotes Piero Ceccon to CEO

    Futura has announced a new board of directors and promoted Piero Ceccon to chief executive. The board is joined by head of technology & FuturaLab Giovacchino Giurlani and head of operations Giulio...
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    PAPCEL boosts presence with PMT Italia acquisition

    PAPCEL has completed the acquisition of Pinerolo-based company PMT Italia, helping it expand its presence in the USA and China. PMT manufactures and supplies technology for the production of graphic papers and...
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    SCA to close tissue production plant in America

    SCA is to close its 55,000tpy tissue production plant in Flagstaff, Arizona. The company said the move was to further improve efficiency and strengthen competitiveness for its Professional Hygiene business in North...
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    Solenis announces price hike

    Specialty chemicals producer Solenis is to increase its prices on all wet strength and sizing product lines across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The hike will see prices increase by 10...
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    China’s Mancheng Jinguang starts up two TMs in Baoding

    (News from RISI) - Mancheng Jinguang Paper fired up two 12,000tpy tissue machines earlier this month at its sole mill in Baoding city, Hebei province, China. The units, dubbed PM3 and PM4,...
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    Lee & Man starts up tissue machine in Jiangxi

    (News from RISI) - Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing started trial runs on a new 60,000tpy tissue machine earlier this month at its mill in Jiujiang city, in the inland province...
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    Hengan Group ramps up capacity with investment

    China’s Hengan Group has boosted its presence in the tissue market after starting up an Andritz-supplied tissue line. The PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machine started up at the tissue mill’s Chongqing mill on...
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    Paper Prime invests with new TM

    Portugal’s Paper Prime has boosted its capacity after investing in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD tissue machine. TM1 will be installed at the company’s Vila Velha de Rodão site. Included in the investment is...
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    Brazil: P&P on a sharp positive trend despite country’s rollercoaster economic performance

    By Bill Burns, Senior Consultant, Fisher International Brazil’s economy was in a strong growth cycle when the global financial crisis of 2008 hit, when its GDP growth rate plummeted from 4+% down to zero. However, recovery from...
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    Unprecedented number of tissue machines installed since 2010

    With tissue consumption growing at a rapid pace in emerging markets, particularly in China, an unprecedented number of new tissue paper machines have been installed. Numera’s analysis shows that 327 new tissue paper machines...
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    The future for fibres

    The higher web strength that premium reinforced pulps bring the tissue maker improves tissue machine and converting efficiency, says Bill Adams, senior director at Canfor Pulp, the world’s fifth largest producer of market...
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    Investments mean more ECF pulp from Södra

    Södra Cell has pioneered TCF pulp but with the evolution in the market and in ECF bleaching technology, the company has significantly boosted its growing position in ECF. Södra’s latest investments have included the new...

    Multi-solutions for multi-shoppers

    Product positioning, choosing a loud and clear way to communicate a product’s attributes, inspiring and educating shoppers: Fernanda Accorsi, founder of F.A. Retail, talks to TWM about changing retail trends We do not wear...
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    Brazil consumer tissue: lingering effects of economic downturn

    Brazil’s economy has experienced one of its worst recessions, with real GDP contracting once again by 3.4% in 2016. With economic downturn, the value of private final consumption fell by 3.5% in 2015 and only a marginal...
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    Chinese tissue market in a good growth phase but oversupply continues

    According to a recent talk by Zhang Yulan, of the China National Household Paper Association (CNHPIA), in 2016 the Chinese tissue business maintained growth, and the expansion of the tissue industry continued at a good pace –...
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    Pulp and Paper United do the nation proud

    Let’s describe general economic performance in recent years as a football match … why not, this is Brazil after all: it has been an end-to-end thriller. TWM must first apologise to those across the...
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    How to achieve growth in a national crisis

    These are turbulent times in Brazil – but tissue is toughing it out. Helen Morris, Tissue World magazine senior editor, visits Carta Fabril’s Rio de Janeiro headquarters as the company begins the start-up...
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    Family tissue: for babies’ noses… and Construction Club

    Creativity is at the heart of Brazilian Melissa Hoemke’s family. After living in London for 12 years she wants to do right by the children and the environment, and make sure she doesn’t...
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    ‘We diversified, it was the only way to survive. And it worked.’

    If ever a company was poised for an economic uplift it’s IPEL at its impressive new site in Indaial city. Managing director Juliano Silva talks growth, investment, flexibility, justice… and football...

    Tissue World Milan: Global tissue ‘is reaching new peaks year after year’

    Worldwide consumption stands at 36.3 million tonnes with estimated unmet potential at over 15 million tonnes in retail alone. As an increasingly complex and diverse marketplace presents great challenges and  opportunities, Tissue World Milan...

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