November / December 2015

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    Free from its long dark history how high can resource rich Indonesia rise?

    By Phillip Lawrence, Academic Once ranked 141st in terms of GDP, democratic Indonesia’s leadership is aiming to become the world’s sixth largest economy in the next decade. Academic Phillip Lawrence explains how...
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    Huge potential yes, but plan for the long term in sub-Saharan Africa

    The extraordinary history and traditions of the peoples of the continent of Africa have produced many proverbs … I especially like this one: Beware time, because it has the answers. What struck...
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    Is the slowdown in China a threat for the South East Asian tissue market?

    By Pirkko Petäjä, Principal, Pöyry Management Consulting The South East Asian region is among the fastest growing tissue markets worldwide, but tissue production in the region grows even faster South East Asia consists of eleven...
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    South Africa – locally focused and underdeveloped T&T market

    By Fisher International's Bill Burns Globally, Africa (Sub-Sahara and North Africa combined) is not a significant producer of Pulp and Paper (P&P) products. The region is fifth out of six (just ahead...
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    South Africa: budget constraints hinder demand for consumer tissue

    By Euromonitor International's Svetlana Uduslivaia The fifth member of the BRICS, South Africa is seen as a major developing consumer market and is a focus of strategic initiatives and planning by domestic...
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    Niche innovation is key at Universal

    Inhibiting exchange rates, rising energy costs, changing consumer habits, struggling economy … no wonder Universal Paper & Plastics has become creatively self-sufficient. TWM talks to three members of the founding Sher...
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    Sub-Sahara Africa: An expanding main market opportunity … long term

    At Kimberley-Clark’s Enstra mill in South Africa they can’t make enough tissue to meet the demand. TWM spoke to the man who aims to steer the tissue giant towards that potential...
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    Novus Holdings backs debut in tissue with €25m boost to capacity

    With the global print and paper market showing signs of global decline, one major player has moved into tissue with an investment project at newly acquired Correll Tissue. TWM reports. “I’m attracted...
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    Sugar cane and able

    The primary fibre source which supplies Sappi at its Stanger site on South Africa’s east coast is much in evidence. TWM visited the pulp giant’s single tissue producing mill. Driving from Durban...
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    PIX Pulp indices 22.9.2015

    By FOEX Indexes’ Lars Halén and Timo Teräs NBSK pulp Europe In spite of the narrowing price gap to hardwood and the ensuing support on softwood pulp demand, the BSKP market fundamentals remain...

    Special Feature: Annual Review 2015

    As 2015 draws to a close, TWM asks leading figures across tissue’s global supply chain for their retrospectives on 2015… and predictions for 2016   Sumit Khanna Chief executive of tissue manufacturer Beeta Machines...
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    EVT: Eye vision technology

    EVT’s innovative EyeVision software can be used in the packaging production of all general tissue products. Chief executive Michael Beising talks to TWM about its latest technical developments. A TWM report.  “The...
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    Blox: the compact versatile cross-sector option

    OCME has revolutionised the end-of-line concept with a compact and integrated solution that focuses all phases of packaging in a single block: Blox. Fabio Cavalchi, OCME sales engineering department project leader,...

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