Technical Theme

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

Strength technologies improve profitability

Kemira’s Vladimir Grigoriev, Mikko Mäkinen and Roberto Zulian review the new developments in strength technologies and discuss the economic benefits found from industrial case studies. The tissue market is one of the...
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The technical and economic essentials behind achieving Chain of Custody

With consumer demand for sustainable tissue products increasing, tissue producers need to demonstrate to existing and potential clients a firm commitment to sustainability. Here SCA – the EU’s largest private forest...

Soft options

Södra Cell Värö has transformed itself into a tissue-focussed mill with pioneering environmental credentials. A TW report With hindsight, would you have re- orientated a softwood pulp mill towards the tissue market...

With demand for hygiene products forever on the increase, pulp producer Sappi tells TW...

With demand for hygiene products forever on the increase, pulp producer Sappi tells TW how sugar cane waste residue has enabled it to develop its Triple GreenTM hygiene range. Hygiene products form...
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Cascades launches facial tissue product

Cascades Tissue Group has extended its Cascades Moka line with the launch of what it claims is the first-ever unbleached, 100% recycled beige facial tissue. The company said the single-use paper product...

Tissue World asked the world’s leading converting machinery manufacturers to comment on the annual...

A TW report TW: What technical developments can we expect in converting for 2013 and beyond? PCMC’s operations director Luca Tagliasacchi: “One of the sections on which the work of our R&D department...

Voith launches Majorsoft and Megasoft rubber roll covers

Voith has targeted the tissue market with the launch of its MajorSoft and MegaSoft rubber roll covers. The products “ensure especially long-lasting and efficient operation” according to the manufacturing giant, while an improved...

Gambini’s flexless technology achieves even nip

Gambini has said its FlexLess Technology enables businesses to use rubber embossing rolls that do not bend when working under pressure changes, resulting in the NIP remaining even. The FlexLess technology is...
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World’s first Advantage NTT to be started up

World’s first Advantage NTT tissue line to be started up Mexican-based Fabrica De Papel San Francisco is to start up the world’s first tissue line based on Metso’s Advantage NTT concept. The new...
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Intelli-Tissue® machine in China

PMP Group has signed a contract with Chinese producer Henan Hulijia Industrial CO to install an Intelli-Tissue® 900 EcoEc line. The Intelli-Tissue® 900 EcoEc machine has a double-press configuration, a design speed...
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Focus on sustainability

Retailers and tissue makers focus on sustainability at Tissue World conference in Barcelona: best ever gathering of distinguished speakers A world-class lineup of speakers, including numerous major global retailers, top tissue making...
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As energy efficiencies and raw materials continue to dominate the headlines, TW asks paper...

1. What have been the most important technical developments at your company during 2012? Emmanuel Allibe, ABK Group managing director: “ABK Group has taken a decisive step in 2011 with the acquisition of...

Kimberly-Clark in bamboo fibre

Tissue giant Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has teamed up with biotechnology company Booshoot to support the production of tissue products made with bamboo fibre. K-C said the partnership “marks a significant breakthrough” for the...

Kemira launches KemFlite

Kemira has launched KemFlite to reduce paper and board machine problems caused by deposits from the agglomeration of hydrophobic particles. The particles originate from wood pitch, stickies or binders in coated broke. Chris...

Global Voith launches NipVision

Voith has launched NipVision, a real time system that makes nip measurements possible while the paper machine is running. The online and real-time measurement tool uses the latest roll cover technology, where...

Rehabilitating life for existing equipment stems from OEM

Tissue operations with mature machinery are looking for renewed life from their existing equipment, and determining whether to purchase capital equipment or retrofit existing equipment can be a difficult task. Edson...
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As energy efficiencies and raw materials continue to dominate the headlines, TW asks paper...

1. What have been the most important technical developments at your company during 2012? Emmanuel Allibe, ABK Group managing director: “ABK Group has taken a decisive step in 2011 with the acquisition of...
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Optimising the Tissue Fibre Furnish

Desired product properties primarily determine the tissue fibre furnishes, but there is space to optimise the fibre selection HIGH FIBRE COST Fibre costs account for some 60% of the tissue base paper costs...