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SCA closes Wausau Paper acquisition

SCA has closed its acquisition of Wausau Paper for USD 513 million in cash. The European tissue giant consolidated Wausau Paper on 21 January 2016. Magnus Groth, SCA president and chief executive, said:...
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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Universal launches interactive game of snakes and ladders tissue products

Tissue producer Universal has launched a new and unique product into the South African market: the Dinu Décor Collection Multi packs. Forming part of the Dinu Décor Collection of 2-ply printed...
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2015 July/August Europe News

GERMANY Man killed in accident at Metsä Tissue’s Stotzheim facility in Germany A 41-year-old truck driver was killed in an accident at Metsä Tissue’s Stotzheim facility in Euskirchen in Germany on 29 April. According...
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Vinda boosts capacity with PM start-ups

Vinda Sichuan and Vinda Shandong Paper have started-up two Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-1.5m tissue machines. The two machines have come on-stream according to schedule at Vinda’s tissue mills in Deyang, Sichuan, and Laiwu, Shandong, and...
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SCA to shut up shop at Mediona tissue mill in Spain

(News from RISI) - SCA is set to close its tissue mill in Sant Joan de Mediona, Barcelona. In future, the production of mother reels in Spain will be concentrated at SCA’s...
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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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UK-based Poppies Europe boosts converting production

Tissue producer Poppies Europe has invested in three OMET napkin production lines. They will join six existing OMET lines installed by the company in the last two years. Poppies Europe has been operating...
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Portucel targets tissue market with €120m investment

The Portucel Soporcel group is to significantly boost its tissue capacity after announcing plans to install a new tissue machine at its Cacia pulp mill. The €120 million investment will increase the...
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Exhibitors and visitors celebrate the Tissue World Runnability Awards

Tissue World 2013 has hosted the Runnability Awards to publically thank the exhibitors that have supported the show over the years. This year Tissue World is celebrating its 20th anniversary and to...
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Sofidel breaks ground on $300m Ohio plant

Sofidel has broken ground at its $300m tissue paper mill and converting plant in Circleville, USA. The move will significantly increase the Italian company’s production capacity in the States, with the site’s...
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2013 November / December – Americas News

Argentina CELULOSA ARGENTINA BOOSTS CAPACITY Celulosa Argentina has diversified its product offering after it invested in a complete tissue line from Voith. The company will now also produce high-quality tissue papers and continue to...
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Metsä Tissue renews organisational structure

Metsä Tissue has renewed its business unit structure as of 1 January 2016. The new organization is based on four business units: Consumer Nordics, Consumer Continental, Away-from-Home and Baking & Cooking. CEO Petri...
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ICT Iberica boosts capacity by 70,000tpy with TM investment

Spain’s ICT Iberica has invested in an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line which will be installed at its mill in Burgo. The new line will add 70,000tpy of high-quality toilet, towel, facial,...
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Lucart Group acquires Bokk Paper

Italian producer Lucart Group has acquired the total capital of Bokk Paper, the main independent Hungarian player in the AfH tissue products market. The name of the company has already been changed...
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2015 July/August Americas News

COLUMBIA SCA says Columbian anti-trust inquiries “will not have a material financial impact” SCA has said its joint venture Productos Familia S.A. is under investigation by Colombian authorities over anti-trust issues. The company owns...
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Sun Paper boosts capacity with investment

South Carolina-based Sun Paper has invested in its packaging facilities after purchasing a XF800 wrapper line from PCMC. It will be installed in October 2017 and is replacing a reciprocating wrapper that...
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March / April 2015 – Europe News

POLAND Almus boosts converting capacity Poland’s Almus has boosted its converting capacity after it signed for a Gambini TouchMax line. The family-run company is based in Slomniki and produces Almusso products, consumer and AfH...
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Suzano to reduce BEK sales to Asia by 100,000 tonnes in 3Q17, says CCO

(News from RISI) - Suzano estimates a 100,000 tonnes reduction in its bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp sales volumes during the third quarter of this year, due to longer maintenance downtime...
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2014 July / August – Europe News

ITALY Fire hits Cartiera Lucchese’s Porcari mill in Italy Italy’s Cartiera Lucchese Porcari tissue and packaging paper mill was hit by a fire on May 11, destroying some 3,000 tonnes of recovered...

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