Technical Theme

Tissue World Magazine, Technical Theme: Chemicals, Converting, Environment, Logistics, Packaging, Paper Machine, and Pulping / Fibre

Pathway to sustainable tissue packaging

Pirkko Petäjä, Principal, Poyry Management Consulting It is our understanding that tissue producers should map the alternatives for sustainable tissue packaging and define the pathway;...

Is paper packaging of tissue a marketing trick?

Pirkko Petäjä, Principal, Poyry Management Consulting Tissue is now starting to be offered in paper pack by many players, however, there is hardly anyone full...

Fibre-based packaging

Pirkko Petäjä, Principal, Poyry Management Consulting Paper packaging of tissue has woken a lot of interest and many producers have made tests and trials together...

IS A FUTURE PAPER LAMINATED OR EXTRUDED WITH ECOLOGICAL BIOPLASTICS THE ANSWER?

The tissue industry, like all production systems, must find the answer to the planet’s plastic problem. Many companies are already advanced in research. Pirkko Petäjä, principal at ÅF Pöyry AB...
Tissue World Magazine Canada

CANFOR’S CIRCULAR ECONOMY INITIATIVES DRIVING ITS ‘MORE VALUE, LESS IMPACT’ STRATEGY

Paul Bicho, PhD Manager, optimisation and innovation, Canfor Pulp Innovation High tensile strength pulp, major reforest planting, a bio-crude oil program, and a commitment to...
Paul Bicho, PhD Manager, optimization and innovation, Canfor Pulp Innovation

The importance of forest certification

Paul Bicho, PhD Manager, optimisation and innovation, Canfor Pulp Innovation When it comes to sustainability, we focus on reducing our environmental impact by streamlining manufacturing...
Climate control: Canfor maintains forest certification on the 23 million hectares of forest licenses in Canada.

New technology for the circular economy

Paul Bicho, PhD Manager, optimization and innovation, Canfor Pulp Innovation We have a vision to be a leader in the circular economy and have embarked...
Uruguay UPM Pulp

UPM TAKES A STEP CHANGE AS A PULP SUPPLIER INVESTING IN A WORLD-CLASS...

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations US$2.7bn mill investment and a US$350m boost to port and local logistics will increase pulp production capacity by more than...
UPM Pulp

State-of-the-art mill to produce premium pulp

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations The new pulp mill has been created as an efficient single-line operation representing state-of-the-art design in the pulp industry. The machines,...
Efficient wood supply and logistics

Efficient wood supply and logistics

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations Availability of sustainably sourced eucalyptus wood for the new mill is secured through UPM’s plantations on its own and leased...
Montevideo, Uruguay, Tissue World Magazine

Significant economic boost

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations Based on independent socioeconomic impact studies, the new pulp mill is estimated to increase Uruguay’s gross national product by about...
Sustainable eucalyptus plantations - Ensuring natural biodiversity

Long term commitment in sustainable eucalyptus plantations

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations In Uruguay UPM today operates a eucalyptus pulp mill in the southwestern town of Fray Bentos, as well as a...
Efficient single-line operation UPM eucalyptus pulp mill Uruguay

UPM Euca pulp for versatile tissue products

Sari Hörkkö, Director, stakeholder relations The Fray Bentos pulp mill started operations in 2007. Its annual production capacity is 1.3 million tonnes of eucalyptus pulp,...
Pilot partnership: Time-share arrangement allows customers to optimise production costs by varying softwood/ hardwood recipes

A PILOT MACHINE PARTNERSHIP FINE TUNES THE FURNISH MIX TO OPTIMISE QUALITY AND...

Peter Carlsson, Technical product manager, Södra As the quest for cost efficiency without compromise on performance continues, how far can tissue producers be engaging their...
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Sustainable Product Sales Growing Three Times Faster Than Consumer-packaged Goods Market as a Whole

As awareness of the climate crisis increases across the world – especially among millennials - environmentally-friendly production and delivery expected to grow to $140.5bn market by 2023. Report by...
Tissue World Magazine

Kemira KemView™ Gen II Sheet Structure Analyser for tissue

By Kemira’s Clay Campbell, global business development, senior mgr. Kemira, and Lucyna Pawlowska, tissue process application specialist, Kemira Clay Campbell Senior manager, Global business...

The right chemistry to lower your pulp costs

By Mark Christopher, global market development manager – Tissue, Buckman, Daniel Glover, innovation director – Pulp & Paper, Buckman Daniel Glover Innovation director – Pulp...

The Challenge – to find a high quality and industry compatible bioplastic

Plastic – hundreds of millions of tonnes of it every year – has been intrinsic to tissue product packaging. So the urgently needed bioplasticreplacement...

Pre-stretched film tensioned and tough enough for jumbo roll protection

Marco Cirigliano, sales and application engineer, outlines why FIS Impianti’s new generation wrap is critical to preserve paper quality, hygiene, and avoid contamination.
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Proving flexibility and speed can coexist for today’s converters

The escalating demands of today’s converting market continue to increase pressure on converters. Factors like trade wars, pulp prices, and global markets create external...