Special Features

Tissue World Magazine, Special Features: Annual Review, Distribution Special, Private Label & Brands, Project Survey, Retail Special Report, and The Barometer Issue

Marco Calcagni, Sales Director, Omet

2021 will be a year of discovery – especially in private label

Marco Calcagni, Sales Director, Omet The world of tissue has also certainly been affected by the situation, in particular the AfH market. Undoubtedly in 2020...
Mark Christopher Global market development manager – tissue, Buckman

FOCUS ON: Optimising deink plant quality and yield

Office sources of high quality fibre have been hit by increased work-from-home across the world. Here Mark Christopher, global market development manager – tissue, Buckman, explains how deink plants...

Millennials, males, and Covid-19: driving the changes in private label tissue demand

US women - who drive up to 80% of all consumer purchasing decisions - are traditionally more loyal to national tissue brands. However, with the effects of the pandemic,...
Tissue World Magazine,Private label and brands

The multiple reasons why consumers increasingly choose private label over national brands

Private label tissue and discounting stores are on an apparently unstoppable rise in the US and around the world. Research conducted by the Tissue Pack Innovation Lab, North Carolina...
Oday Abbosh Founder and chief executive of Better All Round and chairman of Consuma Paper Products

NECESSITY – IN THE SHAPE OF A GLOBAL PANDEMIC – HAS BEEN THE...

Covid-19 turned the way we work upside down. But Oday Abbosh, founder and chief executive of Better All Round and chairman of Consuma Paper Products, UK, says innovation must...
Integrated producer: Lucart offers a complete set of solutions that it says guarantee the highest level of hygiene

BAROMETER ISSUE: SPECIAL FEATURE, Lucart

LUCIANO LOPEZ, PLANT DIRECTOR AT LUCART TISSUE & SOAP TWM/1: What machinery investments have you made since we met and why? “Since the...
Innovation: Poppies Europe has developed a new brand – ‘Happy Tree’ – which is made from 100% recycled unbleached tissue

BAROMETER ISSUE: SPECIAL FEATURE, Poppies Europe

ARMINDO MARQUE, PARTNER AND TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, POPPIES EUROPE Integrated producer: Lucart offers a complete set of solutions that it says guarantee the highest level of hygiene

BAROMETER ISSUE: SPECIAL FEATURE, LTC

AYAZ TEJANI, MANAGING DIRECTOR, LEICESTER TISSUE COMPANY (LTC), AND FRANK MILLWARD, LTC SALES AND MARKETING DIRECTOR, UK TWM/1: What machinery investments have you made in the...
Bedford Paper: the company's business model has a diverse portfolio supporting both the AfH and At-Home markets

BAROMETER ISSUE: SPECIAL FEATURE, Bedford Paper

STEVE PETERS, SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, BEDFORD PAPER TWM/1: What machinery investments have you made in the past year and why? “We...
Integrated automation and smart software solutions: distribution through the lens of what is possible.

INTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: largely exempt from technological improvements – offers the best to improve customer...

Producers and distributors face tough challenges responding to rapidly changing consumer demands in facilities and warehouses not designed to handle them. The one constant is that whatever is done...
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70% OF CONSUMERS MAY BE ROUTINELY BUYING CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS ONLINE IN FIVE TO...

Sanna Sosa, principal, AFRY Management Consulting. Millennials and Generation Z are moving into a powerful position to dictate how economies respond to their needs. Tissue...
Tissue World Magazine, World News

PROJECT SURVEY

TWM’s annual Projects Survey charts all new capacity being added, ordered or in final planning stages during 2019- 2020, as well as noting any projects already planned for 2021.

Paul Fecher, Northwood chairman, Northwood Paper, Tissue & Hygiene

TWM/1: How have the events in the tissue industry in the last year impacted your business?  “2018 and 2019 have performed independent of logical evolution, there...

Scott Griffin, director – tissue sales, Central National Gottesman (CNG)

TWM/1: How have the events in the tissue industry in the last year impacted your business and the global tissue industry?  “During 2017 and 2018, we...
Daniel Signori, technical director, Mili

Daniel Signori, technical director, Mili

TWM/1: What key events has the tissue industry been impacted by during 2019?  “The Brazilian market is going through a very complex year. On one side...
Fernanda Accorsi, founder, F.A. Retail

Fernanda Accorsi, founder, F.A. Retail

Fernanda Accorsi, founder, F.A. Retail TWM/1: How have the events in the tissue industry in the last year impacted the tissue sector? 

Steve Peters, sales and business development manager, Bedford Paper

TWM/1: How have events in the tissue industry in the last year impacted your business and the global tissue industry?  “Raw material supply and price variations...

E-COMMERCE AND PRIVATE LABELS – THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE IN THE TISSUE SECTOR

Sanna Sosa Principal Poyry Management Consulting Online shopping has experienced rapid growth over the past few years. According to the US Census Bureau, for the fiscal year of...

Private label products on the rise on Amazon’s best sellers list

Sanna Sosa, Principal, Poyry Management Consulting The online juggernaut Amazon makes up almost half (47%) of total US retail e-commerce sales. But, in terms of...

Retailers are stocking online marketplaces with private label tissue products

Sanna Sosa, Principal Poyry, Management Consulting Walmart is the third largest e-commerce retailer in the US, after eBay, with a 5% share of total online...

National brands investing in e-commerce channels

Sanna Sosa, Principal, Poyry Management Consulting National brand manufacturers are also investing in upgrading their e-commerce strategies. Major tissue manufacturer, Procter and Gamble, has reported...
Fine Hygienic Holdings Tissue World Magazine

Fine Hygienic Holdings Begins Operation of Innovative Water Treatment Facility in Jordan

In its bid to optimise the conservation of water, Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) has partnered with Engicon to design, finance and build a modular process water treatment plant (PWTP)...

Retail Special: Online and Auto-Reordering!

By Soile Kilpi, director, and Kathren Kneer, principal, Pöyry Management Consulting Growth and omnichannelThe continued growth...

Smart factory robotics and automation has come to the rescue

Early adopters are reaping the rewards now. In a world where speed to market is critical, future advances in AI will only further strengthen...

Distribution Special: Tissue Delivery Trends

Access to information the key to optimal supply chains DELIVERY TRENDSThere are a few trends that can be identified in the...

Logistics is entering a new age of efficiency – by design and necessity

Vittorio Cavirani, general manager, Elettric80, discusses harnessing the virtues of speed, accuracy, safety and traceability through E2E integration of Smart SW solutions. A TWM...

Project Survey

TWM’s annual Projects Survey charts all new capacity being added, ordered or in final planning stages during 2018- 2019, as well as noting any projects already planned for 2020....

‘We are at a very dynamic moment in the tissue industry’

TWM asks leading figures across tissue’s global supply chain for their retrospectives on 2018 and prospectives for 2019. Here they analyse key issues … raw material costs, integration, overcapacity, automation, E-commerce, sustainability, regional...

Brands and private labels – premiumisation, digitalisation and bricks & mortar

By Soile Kilpi, director, Pöyry Management Consulting The retail sector continues to go through a transition. Online shopping is just one of the catalysts. New retail stores are opened, some closed, repurposed for...

Impact of a private label orientated business

Have you ever thought about the launch process of a private label Stock Keeping Unit (SKU)? If yes, you may have realised that this SKU was not a new product, but actually it was a follower...

The Barometer Issue: One year on… you report back on your progress

In 2017, TWM visited several tissue mills around the world, including sites in Scandinavia, Italy and Canada for the magazine’s Country and Regional Reports. Here, we revisit a few mills who have...

The retailer’s power: a major buyer’s view on market developments

While larger sizes or club packs are growing across all segments due to e-commerce, the American market is also seeing a steady increase in private label products with premium branded quality across  channels....

Today’s retail realities – what does it take to compete?

Shoppers’ expectations today are sky high. With a revolution in retail well underway, the industry needs to inspire and uplift … to redefine the consumer experience. By Patrick Boateng, leader, global sourcing, The...

What’s in store: 2018 and beyond

“Attention is the scarce commodity. The way that we captured it was by doing something new and innovative that has real value for the customer.” Jeff Bezos, American technology entrepreneur and founder of...

Is distribution the main challenge for tissue e-commerce?

The tissue online business is rather limited for the consumer segment and follows the on-line business of groceries. Relatively taken e-commerce is much more common for the AfH sector. Due to...

Project Survey 2017 / 2018

2017 has seen an increase in tissue projects compared to the same time a year earlier. TWM’s annual survey charts all new capacity being added, ordered or in final planning stages during 2017-2018. The survey is interested...

Overcapacity – Promotions – Private Label – Population – Prices – Energy – Income...

By TWM Senior Editor, Helen Morris Sacrifice short term profitability for long term opportunity – the increasing dilemma? TWM asked industry experts around the world to access the state of the industry as the search...

Delivery economy – centre store online?

The retail sector is going through a transition. Everything can be purchased by a click of a mouse, or a swipe on an app, and get delivered to your doorstep, including tissue and hygiene products. Major retailers,...

The Barometer Issue: One year on… you report back on your progress

By Helen Morris, Senior Editor, Tissue World Magazine In 2016, TWM visited a number of tissue mills from around the world – in Vietnam, Egypt, Jordan, the US Northeast, Colombia and India –...
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The pulp giant planning a stronger future in tissue

By Helen Morris, Senior Editor, Tissue World Magazine No ‘Country Report’ from Canada would be complete without referencing its mighty forests. Canfor Pulp in British Colombia is surrounded by an unrivalled natural resource bound for...