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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...
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November / December 2014 – Asia News

RUSSIA Syktyvkar Tissue Group starts up new tissue PM Syktyvkar Tissue Group (STG) has started up a new 114tpd tissue machine at its brownfield Semibratovo plant in the Yaroslavl region in northwestern Russia. The...
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Zhuji Paper fires up 25,000tpy tissue PM in Guangdong, China

(News from RISI) - China’s Shaoguan Nanxiong Zhuji Paper has started trial runs on a new 25,000tpy tissue PM at a mill in Nanxiong city, Guangdong province. Andritz provided the PM, which...
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2014 September / October – Asia News

TAIWAN Cheng Loong to invest NT$1.28bn in tissue paper expansion (News from RISI) Cheng Loong has earmarked NT$1.28bn to build a tissue paper machine at its Chu Pei mill in Hsinchu county, Taiwan. Output on...
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Daio Paper firms up plans to start tissue production at Kawanoe mill

(News from RISI) - Japan’s Daio Paper has announced that its board of directors have green-lit a plan to restart operations at its inactive Kawanoe mill in Ehime prefecture. The site, which...
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2014 July / August – Asia News

MALAYSIA Malaysia’s Fudak starts up Amica line Fudak has successfully started up its new Amica line at its Malaysian facilities in Johor Bahru. The line will produce high-quality consumer rolled products at a...
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China unveils 2014 closure results; 5.47 million tpy of old pulp and paper capacity...

China has recently publicised its 2014 old capacity closure campaign results, confirming some 5.47 million tpy of pulp and paper (P&P) capacity was removed. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)...
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China Environment State Investment cancels Sichuan Yibin Paper purchase; tissue project delayed

(News from RISI) - China’s Sichuan Yibin Paper has announced that the planned transfer of a majority stake in it to an environmental protection company has been cancelled. The move comes after...
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Japan’s Daio loses appeal in NPI tissue patent infringement case

(News from RISI) - The latest ruling in a legal battle that has been in the Japanese courts since 2012 between Nippon Paper Industries (NPI) and Daio Paper was made in...
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Vinda to acquire SCA’s hygiene business in Asia

Vinda International Holdings is to purchase SCA’s hygiene business in South East Asia, Taiwan and South Korea. The divestment of the business for integration with Vinda was approved on 13 January and...
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2014 March / April – Asia News

CHINA YUEN FOONG YU CORPORATION REACHES SPEED RECORD Yuen Foong Yu Corporation has significantly boosted its capacity on two PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1500 machines after it reached a speed record of 1,700mpm. PM 5 and...
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China’s Shanghai Welfare invests in new 12,000tpy tissue PM

(News from RISI) - China’s Shanghai Welfare Group has ordered a new 12,000tpy tissue PM for its mill in Shaoxing city, Zhejiang province. Kawanoe Zoki has been signed up to supply the...
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Weifang Hicredit Machinery to supply two PMs to tissue mills in Baoding, China

(News from RISI) - Two small mills in Baoding city, Hebei province, recently ordered 15,000tpy tissue machines from Weifang Hicredit Machinery. A spokesperson from the Shandong-based supplier said the PMs, each having...
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C&S plans tissue expansion in Hebei; small mills in Mancheng forced to stop to...

(News from RISI) - C&S Paper is to add 75,000tpy of new tissue paper capacity at its mill in Tangshan city, Hebei province, to feed increasing demand in northern and northeastern China. The board...
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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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China’s Guangxi Tianlifeng starts 20,000tpy tissue machine in Nanning

(News from RISI) - Guangxi Tianlifeng has kicked off production on a new 20,000tpy tissue machine at its sole mill in Nanning city, in southwestern China’s Guangxi autonomous region. The first sheet...
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2015 Sept/Oct Asia News

CHINA APP China brings six tissue machines on stream, building another unit at new Chinese mill; new capacity totalling 354,000tpy Out of the one million tonnes/yr of new tissue paper capacity coming online...
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Lee & Man advances tissue plans

(News from RISI) - Despite being a latecomer to the Chinese tissue paper industry, Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing aims to become one of its top producers. It is targeting a total...
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China’s Hwagain Paper starts five tissue machines in Jiangxi province

(News from RISI) - Hwagain Paper kicked off trial runs on five new tissue PMs with a combined capacity of 18,000tpy in the first half of August at its mill in...
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May / June 2015 – Asia News

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Nuqul Group relocates Jordan tissue mill Nuqul Group to relocate Jordan tissue mill to new facility in UAE in $90m Greenfield project. FINE Hygienic Holding (FHH), a subsidiary of Jordan’s Nuqul...