November / December 2018

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    “ Give me quality over price any day … I think people get too...

    Julie Chen and Chris Forbes are the founders of The Cheeky Panda, the multi-award winning UK based and global supplying sustainable bamboo tissue manufacturer. Here, Chris discusses their own retail  references that...
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    Thriving against a price war, an overcrowded market… and Trump

    With two paper machine start-ups planned for next year pushing total output to 140,000tpy, Hebei Jinboshi Group will prioritise product quality and variety, expand sales channels and develop markets with low price...
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    Hengan Group shuns the price war to concentrate on quality, brand and good service

    Consumer demand – with ‘consumption of household paper set to increase by 6-8%’ – is shifting to medium and high-end tissue, and urbanisation is carrying products into third- and fourth-tier cities and...
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    China: Health awareness and product upgrades drive consumer tissue market

    Driven by consumers’ rising hygiene and health consciousness as well as upgrades to tissue quality and variety, the retail tissue market recorded healthy growth in 2017 in China, in both value and volume....
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    China steps up industry revamp to target massive untapped potential

    As the global tissue leader re-structures its entire economy by turning inward, natural gas, faster machinery, TAD pilot scale experiments, integrated plants and expanded e-commerce are just part of its strategy. China has...
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    TISSUE WORLD ISTANBUL 2018

    An impressive 66 exhibiting companies and a total of 1,767 participants have attended the second Tissue World Istanbul exhibition and conference. Held in Istanbul between 4-6 September, exhibitors from 14 countries included...
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    “I believe an investment like Circleville will really change the way tissue mills are...

    Italian tissue giant Sofidel has officially opened its $400m, 280-acre plant in Circleville, Ohio… one of the most technologically and environmentally-advanced paper plants in the world and Sofidel’s largest worldwide to-date. Sofidel...
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    ‘We are at a dynamic moment in the tissue industry’

    This edition of TWM captures the distinct sense of momentum and energy, and change, at this point in tissue’s long history. These pages will give readers a comprehensive cross-analysis of those dynamics. We major...
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    ‘The right fibres – treated correctly – gets the optimal fibre furnish’

    In the last few years UPM has expanded its pulp production intensively. Due to its recent investments UPM Pulp has established a strong position on the pulp market through developing a versatile...