Special Features

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

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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...
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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...

Multi-solutions for multi-shoppers

Product positioning, choosing a loud and clear way to communicate a product’s attributes, inspiring and educating shoppers: Fernanda Accorsi, founder of F.A. Retail, talks to TWM about changing retail trends We do not wear...

We need greater speed on the production floor… and we need it now

The Smart robotics revolution is underway to meet the rapid pace of change in the feminine, adult and baby care products markets. As E-commerce and other market trends demand an increased range of...

Distribution Special Feature

Adapting to every request for end of line or the automatic conveying system: TWM hears from OCME on its latest offerings. A TWM report. OCME is always on the lookout to respond to every-changing customer...

Project Survey 2016

While 2016 has gone down in history for the many significant global events that took place, for the tissue industry it’s been a slightly more subdued period according to this year’s annual Projects Survey. TWM’s...
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Focus on Sweden: a nation of tissue lovers

By Marcus Hellberg, Head of marketing and business development at Södra Cell Ten million Swedes are second only to the US in per capita consumption. It’s all down to a historic affinity with the trees...

Quality product initiatives, greater technology efficiency, energy and labour costs – keys to the...

By Helen Morris, Editor, Tissue World Magazine TWM asked industry experts around the world to explain how they see emerging technologies, cultural trends, financial markets, political initiatives and energy costs affecting their short and long...

Super soft and super premium quality gaining momentum

By Svetlana Uduslivaia, Euromonitor International’s head of tissue & hygiene industry TRENDS REVIEW: Euromonitor International’s head of tissue and hygiene industry Svetlana Uduslivaia talks to TWM about trends across the private label and branded tissue markets. Developed...

Private label and brands: Which has the edge now?

By Ron Shirk, industry specialist  Locally and globally, markets are experiencing “retail climate change.”  Relationships are shifting, including the relationship between private label and brands. Presently, three areas stand out where change has...

The Barometer Issue – one year on – you report back on your progress

  ROMANIA Big retail channels rapidly changing the market place When TWM visited Petrocart’s historic snow-laden tissue mill in Piatra Neamț in eastern Romania, the site was just eight months into production on a...

The Millennial consumer: converting brand agnostics into brand believers

Global retail today is a more competitive, complex business than ever before for retailers and brands of all sizes. US retailers, in particular, are struggling to compete in an economy that...
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WEPA Group: Consolidated growth for Europe’s third largest tissue player

With paper machines recently started-up in Germany and France, and another PM investment announced in Poland, WEPA Group has its eyes firmly fixed on growth. TWM discusses market strategy with the...