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 Richard Cho, global marketing director, Solenis. By Richard Cho Global marketing director, Solenis For today’s consumers, purchase decisions reflect...

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 development A great deal of information can be ascertained through in-depth diagnostics of the structure of the parent roll and/or converted finished sheet. Some of...

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 & Paper, Buckman Mark Christopher Global market development manager – Tissue, Buckman Current Market DriversWhen it comes to cost drivers in the manufacture of...

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 must slot seamlessly into today’s production cycles. FabioPerini’s packaging product manager Eros Burelli outlines the latestresearch success. Current packaging habits in plastic materials play a...

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. Today, the latest generation of tissue machines produce jumbo tissue rolls with diameters of up to 3m or more, weigh close to five tonnes and are often extremely soft.Each jumbo...

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 threats that converters can do little about. Other demands like buying habits of end-users and major store brands may seem external as well, but how converters strategically respond to...

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Converting technical theme 2019 will be rich in projects to find the leading edge

In terms of optimal maintenance and process, analysing what the machines are telling us gives enormous added-value. TWM asked the world’s leading converting machinery suppliers – Fabio Perini, Futura, Gambini, ICM, Maflex, MTorres and PCMC – to explain their latest advances. TWM/1: What new converting machine technologies will be leading the...

Paper Machine Technical Theme: Industry 4.0 – energy – cost optimisation – high-quality grades – larger, superior machines – market consolidation

Top companies highlight their ongoing advances in technology. A TWM report. TWM/1: What have been the most important technical developments made at your company during 2018 and what can we expect in 2019?Michael Pichler, senior vice president, division manager, paper & tissue division, Andritz: “There are several areas we are concentrating on when...

Metsä Fibre’s most recent ambitious development project aims to increase its competences in the field of tissue-grade pulps. A TWM report.

The Northern softwood pulp supplied by Metsä Fibre in its Botnia-branded products are used as raw material for a range of fibre-based paper and board products, and products based on refined wood-based biochemical. For tissue producers, their requirements for raw material generally include excellent softness and high tensile strength. Depending on the end...

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