September / October 2014

    Tissue World Magazine, World News

    2014 September / October – Asia News

    TAIWAN Cheng Loong to invest NT$1.28bn in tissue paper expansion (News from RISI) Cheng Loong has earmarked NT$1.28bn to build a tissue paper machine at its Chu Pei mill in Hsinchu county, Taiwan. Output on...

    Timing is everything in private label evolution

    By Nielsen SVP's Todd Hale The private label sector in the US experienced a sizeable growth spike during the recent recession and that upward trend continued through 2010 and 2011. However, as...

    Utilising novel temporary wet strength for the AfH towel market. A TW report

    By Kemira Chemicals’ Clay Campbell, Chen Lu, Junhua Chen, Harold Goldsberry, Adrian Stuart Polyamidamine epiclorohydrin (PAE) resins are widely used to provide permanent wet strength (PWS) properties in the away from home...
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    Improved DAF control delivers water savings and minimises TCO. A TW report

    By Nalco’s Michael Murcia, Mita Chattoraj, JC Ye, Steve Hoefs Dissolved air flotation (DAF) units are used throughout the paper industry for solids / liquid separation in process and primary wastewater treatment...

    Defining the physical characteristics that cause tissue softness

    By Buckman’s John Stitt and Holly Richardson Softness: we know it when we feel it. We try to model it with complex equations.   Now we even have a pretty good test...
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    Taking a closer look at innovation and sustainability

    By Solenis’ Todd Sarraf and Ronald Staib In every region of the world, the tissue market is experiencing exciting expansion. Consequently, although the specific challenges and opportunities vary depending on the...

    Private Label vs Brands: latest trends and developments

    By Mintel's Jamie Rosenberg Worldwide, the private label and brands markets are rapidly evolving. In our Special Feature, TWM spoke to Mintel and Nielsen to get the latest on the respective markets...
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    PIX Pulp indices 29.7.2014

    NBSK pulp Europe June market pulp statistics from the North American-based market intelligence provider Pulp and Paper Products Council (PPPC) came out quite strong. This was partly due to some of delayed...
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    Coastal China – positive growth through new and upgraded facilities

    By Bill Burns, senior consultant, Fisher International It is common knowledge that the economy of China has been growing at an accelerated pace for nearly a decade. The pulp and paper industry has...
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    East China: tissue at a crossroads

    By Ian Bell, Euromonitor International's global head of tissue and hygiene research The vastness of the Chinese consumer market is sometimes difficult to appreciate but even if we take a fraction of...

    New tissue player Sun Paper targets top five position in 10 years

    By Helen Morris, Tissue World Magazine editor China’s largest privately owned paper maker, squeezed in its traditional market, is moving powerfully into tissue production. Improving consumers’ low brand loyalty and getting logistics...

    Moving into tissue with a 2bn RMB investment means Hebei Yihoucheng is packing a...

    By Helen Morris, Tissue World Magazine editor General manager Tian Yuwei epitomises China’s economic drive with advanced technology in place and planned, a top class targeted product, and a strategy aimed at...

    APP balancing overcapacity while positioning for huge potential growth

    By Helen Morris, Tissue World Magazine editor China is grappling with an overheated market, too many PMs, ageing plants, a dangerous price war, sustainability, shifting consumer demands, and impressive 8.8% average annual...

    Overheating investment activity threatening market balance in the North American tissue business

    After the Great Recession of 2009 and the recovery in 2010, North America’s tissue supply and demand have been well balanced, and from time to time, the business has been a...
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    Balancing sustainable growth with demand: east China’s tissue industry responds

    Sun Paper’s general manager Kevin Liu’s English is near-perfect, so when he says “the tissue industry in China is just starting,” the full impact of his words sinks in immediately. Had...
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    Talking Tissue in Tokyo

    I live and work in central Tokyo. I have studied and worked in Singapore, London and Moscow, so I consider myself to be an international urbanite. Living space is limited in...