November / December 2014

    Pulp Invest targets No.1 position in Tatarstan as Russian tissue surges

    In the emerging Republic of Tatarstan, Pulp Invest is on the brink of a major start up. With the towering presence of the Kazan Kremlin never far from sight or mind,...

    Dynamic economic growth – massive consumer markets – unique geographical position

    By Helen Morris With Russian tissue consumption expected to rise fivefold in three years, Hayat Kimya - the largest tissue manufacturer in Eastern Europe and the Middle East - sees higher quality...
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    Rising incomes spur growth in Russian tissue

    By Euromonitor International’s Ian Bell With a tissue market worth US$1 billion, Russia dominates the Eastern European retail tissue landscape, accounting for 31% of sales in the region – and it’s not...
    Tissue World Magazine

    Russia – underdeveloped market with improving growth trend

    By Fisher International’s Bill Burns Russia’s economy has been experiencing sustained expansion since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Fuelled by commodity exports (most notably natural gas and oil) economic growth was...
    Tissue World Magazine

    The sweet smell of success for tissue in Russia

    It was the glaringly obvious thing for us to do to follow our inaugural TW Istanbul conference with a country report on Russia. The two countries have strong geo-commercial links and are...

    Social media – a powerful tool for all sectors of the tissue industry

    By The Grocer’s Associate editor (features) Simon Creasey To tweet or not to tweet – that’s the question every company has to address at some point. Although many business leaders are reluctant...

    PIX Pulp indices 30.9.2014

    By FOEX Indexes’ Lars Halén and Timo Teräs   NBSK pulp Europe he August pulp data from PPPC came out better than expected for the hardwood pulp but the BSKP numbers were disappointing. Total...
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    Capacity additions plus aggressive promotions spell interesting times in North American tissue markets.

    By RBC Capital’s markets analyst Paul Quinn We believe that North American tissue margins could remain below historical levels for the next several years, particularly on the mid-to-low end of the quality...
    Tissue World Magazine

    Will a large project pay off? Decentralised concept with ten palletisers

    By OPTIMA nonwovens’ Oliver Rebstock   In plants with multiple packaging lines, there are two alternatives for palletising hygienic paper products: a single large central palletiser processing off of several lines, or a...

    Annual Review

    Industry experts tell TWM about how emerging technological, cultural, political and commercial changes could shape global tissue in the years ahead   Once consumers try private brands they are staying with them Kit Vale, Daymon...
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    B&B – MAF bagger technology

    By B&B - MAF’s technical sales manager Norbert Grothaus The independent packaging machinery manufacturer talks to TWM about its latest innovation for end-of-line packaging products The end-of-line packaging of tissue products is one of...
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    Tissue packaging evolution in North America

    By Pöyry Management Consulting’s director Soile Kilpi Tissue papers are considered a consumer staple and are sold throughout major retail channels. This category has been evolving along with changes in consumer preferences...

    TISSUE WORLD ISTANBUL

    The launch edition of Tissue World Istanbul has set the standard for the tissue industry’s expansion into one of the world’s great regions for potential development   The two-day event attracted 306 key...

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