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Hayat Kimya inaugurates its Nigerian diaper and tissue factory; launches Familia and Papia brands...

Turkey’s Hayat Kimya has further boosted its geographical presence after it inaugurated its $100m diaper and tissue plant in Agbara, Nigeria. In attendance at the inauguration held in May was the vice...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Paper Prime invests with new TM

Portugal’s Paper Prime has boosted its capacity after investing in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD tissue machine. TM1 will be installed at the company’s Vila Velha de Rodão site. Included in the investment is...
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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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Hayat Kimya boosts presence with Egypt start-up

Turkey’s Hayat Kimya has boosted its presence in the Middle East after it started-up a PM at its new mill in Egypt. The Valmet-supplied line will produce 70,000tpy of high quality facial,...
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Sofidel continues drive in America with GBC purchase

Italian tissue giant Sofidel has further strengthened its position in the American tissue market after announcing the acquisition of Green Bay Converting (GBC). With its subsidiary Sofidel America, the purchase includes a...
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Tissue World Istanbul attracts 1,602 attendees

Tissue World Istanbul 2016 has been concluded successfully after attracting 1,602 unique attendees – of which 1,231 were unique visitors - from across 65 countries. Held in Istanbul from 27-29 September, the...
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WORLD NEWS: Global, America, Asia, Europe & Short Issues

GLOBAL NEWS Wausau Paper launches DublNature T&T Line W+D launches W+D FLOWTOS SCA reports 28% increase in 1Q tissue net sales Voith launches Masterjet Pro T headbox Flexlink launches X65 conveyor platform Global BSK producer stock decline...