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Lee & Man starts up tissue machine in Jiangxi

(News from RISI) - Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing started trial runs on a new 60,000tpy tissue machine earlier this month at its mill in Jiujiang city, in the inland province...

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...
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EUROPE NEWS: Russia, Romania, UK & Turkey

RUSSIA Syassky starts up Toscotec line Syassky Pulp and Paper mill has boosted its presence in the domestic market after it started up a new Toscotec Ahead 1.5m tissue line. It features a single...
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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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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...
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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Solenis boosts product offering with Nopco acquisition

Solenis is to acquire the shares in Nopco Holding and related subsidiaries (Nopco), a producer and supplier of advanced chemical solutions for the pulp and paper industry. The transaction is expected to...
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Chile – Modest T&T business with recent growth

Chile is the number three pulp and paper producing country in a Latin American market that is heavily weighted to pulp production. Nearly half of the 48M FMT pulp and paper...
CMPC expands operations with acquisition of SEPAC

BRAZIL – CMPC expands operations with acquisition of SEPAC; move means subsidiary Softys becomes...

CMPC subsidiary Softys has agreed to acquire family-owned tissue manufacturer SEPAC, a move it said will consolidate Softys as the largest tissue producer in Brazil. SEPAC...
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WORLD NEWS: Global, Europe, America and Asia

GLOBAL NEWS RCI TECHNOLOGY AND CONSOS LAUNCH SOFTENER SC-Q LIQ VOITH LAUNCHES TISSUEFLEX XD GARD CHEMICALS TARGETS TISSUE SECTOR WITH PRODUCT LAUNCH SVECOM LAUNCHES PNEUMOMECHANICAL CHUCK MOD. 714 MZL AMERICAS NEWS BRAZIL: LEAL TO START UP 5,400TPY...
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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:...
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Irving Consumer Products boosts premium product capacity

Irving Consumer Products has invested in an Advantage ThruAir tissue production line. Supplied by Valmet, the machine increases Irving's capacity to provide premium household paper products to the North American market. It will...
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Lee & Man Paper boosts capacity with rewinders buy – delivery end of 2016

  Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing has ordered four tissue rewinders to be supplied by A.Celli Paper. The model AC882 rewinders will have a paper width of 5,620mm and a speed of 1,000...
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Tissue World Milan 2017 attracts 3,284 participants

The industry’s most prestigious and international tradeshow - this year held in Italy, the heart of the tissue industry - has been attended by an impressive 3,284 participants. Tissue World Milan 2017...
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Kruger invests $55m on new PM at Crabtree plant

Canadian tissue manufacturer Kruger Products has invested $55m to add a paper machine at its Crabtree Plant in Canada. PM8 will produce tissue products primarily for the AfH market and will be...
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ASIA NEWS: China

CHINA APP China to build twelve small tissue PMs with capacity of 240,000 tpy (PPI Asia) - APP China has decided to add twelve more tissue machines with a combined capacity of 240,000tpy...
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Clearwater Paper reports 4Q and full year 2015 results

Clearwater Paper has reported sales of $431.6m for the fourth quarter of 2015, down 8.6% compared to the same period a year ago. The company said the decrease was mainly due to...
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Henan Yinge’s principle shareholder listed for sale in China

(News from RISI) - China’s Henan Yinge Industrial Investment has revealed that its principle shareholder has been put up for sale for RMB 3.08 billion ($457 million). Luohe Yinge Industrial Group holds...
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Fibria announces July $20/tonne price hike on BEK in Europe and North America; Asia...

(News from RISI) - Brazilian bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp producer Fibria has announced a $20/tonne price increase for North American and European markets effective 1 July. With the increase, Fibria’s BEK...
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2013 November / December – Asia News

China CHINA’S ZHEJIANG JINGXING PAPER ENTERS TISSUE MARKET Chinese linerboard producer Zhejiang Jingxing Paper has entered the tissue market after it ordered two Steel Yankees from Andritz. The machines will be supplied to the...

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