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Increase of production capacity: César Iglesias Group starts up its Toscotec-supplied TT SYD. Tissue World Magazine

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC César Iglesias enters tissue market with TT SYD start-up

César Iglesias Group has moved into the tissue market after starting up a Toscotecsupplied TT SYD. The second-generation machine was successfully started-up at its paper mill in Santo Domingo...
Doubled capacity: Lila Group’s TRY450m investment is in response to increased trade opportunities

TURKEY Lila Group doubles production capacity with TRY450m investment

Turkish hygienic tissue paper manufacturer Lila Group is to increase its production capacity by 50% after investing in an integrated tissue plant. According to the company, the TRY450m...

Metsä Tissue divests napkin business to “focus on tissue”

Metsä Tissue is to divest its napkin business to keeeper Group, part of the Mutares Group.  The transaction includes the real estate, machinery and equipment and warehouses at the Stotzheim mill in Germany...

OMET launches ASV Storm Line

OMET has targeted the interfolded towel and facial tissue sector with its latest launch, the ASV Storm Line. The line has a new automatic interfolding head that combines...
K-C names Aaron Powell as president of its Asia-Pacific consumer business

K-C names Aaron Powell as president of its Asia-Pacific consumer business

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) Corporation has appointed Aaron Powell, president of K-C Professional, as president of its Asia-Pacific consumer business. K-C appoints Aaron Powell as president of its Asia-Pacific consumer business

Marcal Paper – “back in business”; finalises merger with Nittany Paper

Marcal Paper has said it will return to regular papermaking operations in New Jersey, America, in January, less than one year after a 10-alarm fire destroyed its iconic manufacturing...

Essity reports 8.8% net sales increase

Essity has said price increases, improved product mix and higher volumes have resulted in growth and profitability in its year-end report.   Between 1 January – 31 December 2019, net sales increased 8.8% to SEK128,975m, compared with...
Suzano is to invest R$933.4m in three projects in Espírito Santo state

Suzano boosts presence in Brazil

Suzano is to invest R$933.4m in three projects in Espírito Santo state, including a R$130m tissue paper converting unit. The plant’s annual capacity will be...
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Valmet and Fabio Perini team up in Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership

Valmet and Fabio Perini have established an Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership to provide digital solutions for tissue production and converting.   The aim is to allow tissue producers and converters...
El Salvador’s Alas Doradas has invested in a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT100HS

Alas Doradas boosts high-quality tissue production

El Salvador’s Alas Doradas has invested in a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT100HS tissue production line, adding 35,000tpy to the site’s production.  The order includes a de-inking plant and an extensive automation...
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Metsä Tissue invests €10m in Raubach mill

Metsä Tissue is to boost its professional tissue papers production after announcing plans to invest €10m in a production line at its Raubach mill, Germany.   The new MF4 production line will have an annual production capacity of...
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Toscotec acquired by Voith Group

Toscotec has signed an agreement for 90% of its shares to be acquired by Voith Group.   Alessandro Mennucci, chief executive of Toscotec, will retain a 10% ownership.  The agreement was signed on 20 December 2019.  
Tissue World Miami 2020

200 exhibiting companies, 70 countries … the countdown to TW Miami begins!

Tissue World is preparing to welcome the tissue industry’s key personnel to its world-leading exhibition and conference on Miami beach, as Kimberly-Clark (K-C) North America’s Group President Kim Underhill is confirmed as keynote speaker.  Bringing the world’s largest...
Start-up team: Japan's Marutomi boosts capacity with first of two Toscotec-supplied start-ups

JAPAN – Marutomi boosts capacity with first of two start-ups; second line scheduled for...

Marutomi has started-up a MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machine supplied by Toscotec at its paper mill in Fuji city, Shizuoka. It is the first of two tissue...
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MEXICO – Blue Tissue boosts capacity with TM start-up

Blue Tissue has increased its production capacity after starting up an iDEAL Master Tissue Machine. Supplied by A.Celli, the turnkey plant includes the two-plies slitter A.Celli...
Navigator aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035

Navigator aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035

The Navigator Company has announced a €158m investment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035 by giving all of its industrial complexes a net zero carbon footprint. In view of...
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PCMC boosts packaging offering with STAX acquisition: move marks “new era”

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has increased its offering in the tissue packaging sector after acquiring Serbian-based STAX Technologies. The move adds reciprocating flow technology to PCMC’s tissue packaging product...
Piero Ceccon, chief executive of Futura

Futura announces partnership with Plusline which will “develop game- changer” concepts

Futura has announced a technical partnership with Plusline, a Bologna-based company offering packaging systems. Piero Ceccon, chief executive of Futura, said: "This technical partnership aimsto develop game-changer...
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Fabio Perini completes AfH packaging division with DM Pack partnership

Fabio Perini has boosted its AfH packaging business after announcing a partnership with DM Pack. DM Pack is an Italian-based company specialised in designing and producing...
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Fabio Perini targets AfH market with Proxima S6 launch

Fabio Perini has launched the Proxima S6, a rewinder the company said is designed “to guarantee excellent performances and quality for every type of AfH product”.

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