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Vajda Papír boosts premium tissue capacity with investment

Hungary’s Vajda Papír has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2L turnkey tissue line at its Dunaföldvár mill near Budapest.   Start-up is planned for the first half of 2022 and the TM will feature a net sheet...

KPT results “largely in line” with expectations; Sherbrooke’s start-up curve ahead of schedule

KP Tissue (KPT) has reported a decreased revenue in its Kruger Products’ business Q2 results as compared to Q2 2020 but added that the company’s TAD Sherbrooke facility remains ahead of its start-up...

Tissue World Magazine announces its 2021 Virtual Conference

Designed by and for the international tissue industry, this free, world-class virtual conference taking place on 22-23 September 2021 from Tissue World Magazine will run over two days, with...

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Paper Group boosts premium capacity Saudi Paper Group (SPG) has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2S tissue line at its Dammam paper mill.

Turkey

Eczacibasi boosts global capacity with investment Eczacibasi Consumer Products has invested in a Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS tissue line to be supplied at its Manisa plant....

Canada

Kruger Products invests $25m in AI at Sherbrooke plant Kruger Products has announced a $25m artificial intelligence (AI) project which will be installed at its Sherbrooke,...

Bangladesh

Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills boosts capacity Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills has invested in a Recard-supplied tissue and MG paper production plant. Installation and start-up...

Russia

Syassky expands into Fold sector Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill has diversified its product offering into the interfolded products market after investing in a Körber-supplied MTC...

Global

STAX responds to customer demand with DIVERSA launch STAX Technologies has launched its latest machinery innovation DIVERSA, a high-speed bundler and completely distinctive case packer in...

Ukraine

JCS Kochavinska Paper Factory doubles capacity with €4m Hermes line  Ukraine-based JCS Kochavinska Paper Factory has diversified into virgin tissue paper production after investing €4m in...

South Korea

Mirae Paper boosts high-quality capacity with Steel Yankee Mirae Paper has invested in a Toscotec-supplied TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to be delivered to its Jeonju...
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UK

Northwood responds to increased AfH and consumer demand with investment UK-based Northwood Hygiene Products has boosted its AfH product offering with a multi-million-pound investment in a...

Italy

Lucart boosts packaging and converting capacity with Körber investments Lucart has invested in eight Körber-supplied Casmatic CMB270 packaging lines and a Perini MyLine converting line.

Guatemala

GrandBay Group boosts capacity GrandBay Group has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2L tissue line to be installed at its subsidiary Papelera Internacional’s plant in Rio...
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America

ST Paper invests in an Andritz-supplied TM at Duluth ST Paper has invested in an Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W 2000 high-speed tissue machine at its plant in...

Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills boosts capacity

Bangladesh’s Meghna Pulp & Paper Mills has invested in a Recard-supplied tissue and MG paper production plant.

BTG launches VigilancePRO software upgrade

BTG has released a software upgrade and an enhanced service agreement for its VigilancePRO tissue digital solution.

ST Paper invests in an Andritz-supplied TM at Duluth

America’s ST Paper has invested in an Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W 2000 high-speed tissue machine at its plant in Duluth, Minnesota.

Cascades Q2 results impacted by lower consumer retail demand

Cascades has reported second quarter results “below expectations” after a sequential shortfall was driven by a drop in demand in its tissue segment.

P&G’s sales grow 7% to $76bn; Jon R. Moeller appointed President and CEO

Procter & Gamble has delivered “another year of strong results” with balanced top and bottom-line growth reported, as its Family Care sector reports a double digit decrease in organic sales.

Lucart boosts packaging and converting capacity with Körber investments

Lucart has invested in eight Körber-supplied Casmatic CMB270 packaging lines and a Perini MyLine converting line.   The packaging lines will increase production of the Italian company’s primary and secondary packaging facilities and are designed to reach production...

GrandBay Group boosts capacity in Guatemala

GrandBay Group has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2L tissue line to be installed at its subsidiary Papelera Internacional’s plant in Rio Hondo Zacapa, Guatemala.   Start-up of PM7 is scheduled for late 2022 and once up and running will...

Essity reports strong sales growth in Q2; net sales decline 9.1% in HY

Essity has said “more favourable market conditions” resulted in strong sales growth in its second quarter results.  Organic net sales rose 9.5% compared to the same...

Eczacibasi boosts global capacity with investment

Turkey’s Eczacibasi Consumer Products has invested in a Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS tissue line to be supplied at its Manisa plant.   The scope of supply includes a complete tissue production...

GP confirms plans for northeast Wisconsin hub

Georgia-Pacific (GP) has confirmed it plans to open a warehouse and distribution centre in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area.    A spokesman for the business told TWM...

K-C reports Q2 net profit drop of 41%; Consumer Tissue sales decrease 13%

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has said “pandemic-driven volatility” resulted in a 41% drop in its Q2 net profit, down from $681m a year earlier to $404m.   Second quarter 2021 net sales increased...

Berli Jucker boosts capacity with rewinder start-up

Thailand’s Berli Jucker Cellox Co. has started-up an A.Celli-supplied E-WIND T100 rewinder at its Prachinburi plant.

Syassky expands into Fold sector with investment

Russia’s Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill has diversified its product offering into the interfolded products market after investing in a Korber-supplied MTC ITF automatic towel interfolding line.

Northwood responds to increased AfH and consumer demand with investment

UK-based Northwood Hygiene Products has boosted its AfH product offering with a multi-million-pound investment in a Gambini-supplied converting line and an additional 14,500m2 DC warehouse.

Solenis acquired for $5.25bn by Platinum Equity

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has sold its speciality chemicals business Solenis to USA-based private equity company Platinum Equity.

Mirae Paper boosts high-quality capacity with Steel Yankee

South Korea’s Mirae Paper has invested in a Toscotec-supplied TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to be delivered to its Jeonju paper mill.
Dusseldorf

Tissue World Düsseldorf rescheduled for Spring 2023; all eyes on Tissue World Miami in...

Event organiser Informa Markets has announced that its September 2021 Tissue World Düsseldorf trade show and conference will now take place in the Spring of 2023.

Essity announces €4m investment in Nokia site following PM 7 closure

Essity has announced a €4m investment at its Finnish-based Nokia plant following the closure of PM 7. The company had been in union consultations over the...
JCS Kochavinska Paper Factory diversifies after investing in a Maflex-supplied Hermes line

JCS Kochavinska Paper Factory doubles capacity with investment

Ukraine-based JCS Kochavinska Paper Factory has diversified into virgin tissue paper production after investing €4m in a Maflex-supplied Hermes line. The scope of supply includes a...
Saudi Paper Group's CEO Yousseri Abdel Hamid Abdel Aziz El Bishry, and Toscotec's CEO Alessandro Mennucci

Saudi Paper Group boosts premium capacity

Saudi Paper Group (SPG) has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2S tissue line at its Dammam paper mill in Saudi Arabia.
Mladen Starčević, STAX Business Development Director

STAX responds to customer demand with DIVERSA launch

STAX Technologies has launched its latest machinery innovation DIVERSA, a high-speed bundler and completely distinctive case packer in one machine.
Kruger invests $25m in AI at Sherbrooke plant

Kruger Products invests $25m in AI at Sherbrooke plant

Canada’s Kruger Products has announced a $25m artificial intelligence (AI) project will be installed at its Sherbrooke tissue plant.
Infinity-supplied packaging line for Monalisa

Monalisa boosts packaging capacity with investment

South Korea’s Monalisa has extended its range of packaging options after investing in a full packaging line supplied by Infinity Machine and Engineering Corp. Located in...
ACE's DM7000-TX

ACE targets efficiency and safe dust removal with DM7000-TX launch

Electrostatics & Dust Removal company ACE has launched its latest series of DM7000-TX dust removal equipped with original HS-X model dedusting heads. The patent-pending technical developments...
Keith Ockenden

Zeus quadruples capacity with €15m Aldar Tissue investment

Irish-owned Zeus Packaging has announced a €15m investment in Dublin-based tissue manufacturer Aldar Tissue. Zeus acquired Aldar Tissue in 2019 as part of a three year...