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2014 March / April – Europe News

ITALY Guinness World Record: the world’s largest collection of tissue packs goes to... Italy’s Silvio Fioravanti has been awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of tissue packets. He started his collection...
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2015 July/August Global News

SCA reports 15% net sales increase SCA has reported an increase in net sales in its Q1 interim report, up 15% to SEK 27,958m. Between 1 January and 31 March 2015 compared with...
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Andritz acquires Kempulp

Andritz has acquired Swedish company Kempulp, a specialist provider of process technologies for the chemical pulping industry. The company designs and markets technologies used in chemical...
PCMC has launched Smart TOUCH HMI

PCMC launches Smart TOUCH HMI

PCMC has launched Smart TOUCH HMI, a new human-machine interface available on Forte tissue converting lines.  The machinery supplier said the line offers users “a clean, modern interface and enhanced help...
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SCA reports 1Q EBITDA decrease of 2%; 5% net sales increase

SCA has reported an EBITDA decreased of 2% to SEK 797m in its first quarter 2017 interim results. Net sales increased 5% to SEK 3,969m compared to the same time a year...
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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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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...
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Clearwater boosts private label capacity with $340m NTT investment

Clearwater Paper has responded to customer demand for premium and ultra-premium products by investing in a second tissue machine and converting facility at its site in North Carolina. The 200-inch, Valmet-supplied NTT...
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2014 May / June – Americas News

CHILE CMPC TO INSTALL NEW 50,000TPY TISSUE PM IN MEXICO IN 3Q15 Chilean Empresas CMPC has announced a $160 million investment to expand its Altamira tissue plant capacity in Mexico by 50%. The company...
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WEPA Lille boosts energy savings

WEPA Lille has signed a contract with PMPower for the delivery of a recovery boiler steam system at its mill in France. PMPower is a division of paper machine supplier PMP, and...
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Södra Group reports operating profit of SEK 334 million

Södra Group has reported operating profit for the first four months of the year of SEK 334 million, compared with SEK 941 million the same time a year earlier. The group said...
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Drenik boosts capacity with rebuild

Tissue manufacturer Drenik is to increase the production capacity of its Belgrade-based facilities after it placed an order with supplier Recard to rebuild PM1. The move will boost the machine’s maximum speed...
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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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SHORT ISSUES

ABB has appointed the head of its discrete automation and motion (DM) division Ulrich Spiesshofer as chief executive. He will succeed Joe Hogan in this role on 15 September. Hogan will...
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Lee & Man starts two 60,000tpy TMs in Chongqing

(News from RISI) - Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing has fired up two 60,000tpy tissue machines at its Chongqing mill in southwestern China, boosting its total tissue capacity to 270,000tpy. TM5 and...
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Spanish competition authority slaps fines of Euro 128.8 million on heavy inco cartel

(News from RISI) - The Spanish National Market and Competition Commission, Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), has imposed fines of Euro 128.8 million ($142.6 million) on seven...
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WORLD NEWS: Global, America, Europe & Short Issues

GLOBAL NEWS KP TISSUE AND KPLP BOOST EBITDA BY 8.1% KADANT LAUNCHES HIGH-PERFORMANCE DOCTOR BLADE LINE UNGRICHT LAUNCHES PRODUCTION PROCESS FOR CERAMIC COATED ANILOX ROLLERS SCA LAUNCHES HIGH-END HAND TOWELS PROCARE DEVELOPS PROTABLET GREEN HYGIENICS LAUNCHES 100%...
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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...

Kimberly-Clark to permanently close Fullerton plant

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has confirmed it will permanently close its Fullerton, CA, tissue plant in the first half of 2020. The move is part of previously...
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Lee & Man boosting tissue presence in China; year-end profits increase 22.4% from 2014

(News from RISI) - Lee & Man is aggressively expanding in the tissue sector in China. It looks set to add around 220,000tpy of tissue capacity by the end of this year...