September / October 2015

    Reduced purchasing power shapes consumer tissue preferences in Greece

    By Euromonitor International's Svetlana Uduslivaia Greece boasts one of the highest tissue per capita consumption in Western Europe and many product categories are considered to be a household necessity. It is not...

    How Maxi is surviving Greece’s economic tragedy

    Bankruptcies and closures saw an end to production at five paper machines in recent years, but with Greece still seeing the tissue market grow by 2.5%, just one new installation took...

    PIX Pulp indices 14.7.2015

    By FOEX Indexes’ Lars Halén and Timo Teräs NBSK pulp Europe The pulp market in Europe is slowing down in the seasonally quieter period of the year. In addition to the usual weakening...

    From massage therapy to Muay Thai, quality tissue goes hand in glove

    Nadia Hussain is a therapist living and working in London. In her spare time she practises Muay Thai, a form of mixed martial art that originates from Thailand. At home I live...

    Why (not) Private Labels?

    F.A. RETAIL founder Fernanda Accorsi talks to TWM about the issues for tissues Private Label (PL) is already a recognised brand in the market. If we consider the thousands of brands from...

    FOCUS ON: Southeast Asia

    By Fisher International’s Bill Burns An area of high growth using value engineered conventional machines Southeast Asia’s Towel and Tissue (T&T) production had been experiencing modest but steady growth going into the 2013...

    Southern America: Engaging in the world production chain

    By Geraldo Ferreira, partner, Huntsfield Brasil Consultancy, Brazil  The region’s tissue market has three alternatives to respond to an ever-increasing import wave: entrench, adapt or transform yourself. Huntsfield Brasil Consultancy’s Geraldo Ferreira...

    Grade specific optimisation: Permanent (PAE) versus temporary (GPAM) wet strength utilisation

    By Kemira’s Clay Campbell, Harold Goldsberry, Kristin Wittich and Felipe Higa Kemira talks us through the latest chemical technical developments relevant to your business. Historically, it has been quite clear in the manufacture...

    APP welcomes competition from multinational and local players … it’s just that it means...

    Asia Pulp & Paper’s Chinese tissue division is to bring six new tissue machines on stream making a total new capacity of 354,000tpy – around 30% of the one million tpy...

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