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Kuban Papir boosts production with TM1 wet-end rebuild

Russia’s Kuban Papir has signed a contract with PMP for a TM1 wet-end rebuild. The TM has a reel trim 2,750mm and produces tissue with basis weight range at the reel from...
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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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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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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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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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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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Daio Paper looking to buy Japanese tissue mills from Nisshinbo

(News from RISI) Daio Paper has announced it is in talks to take over the tissue production activities of fellow Japanese firm Nisshinbo Holdings. The latter operates four mills in Japan. Two...
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Hengan Group boosts capacity with investment

China’s Hengan Group has started up its 12th Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machine. The line is based at the company’s Chongqing mill and has a design speed of 2,000m/min and a width...
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Taison Group paving the way for tissue expansions in Jiangxi, China

(News from RISI) - China’s Taison Group is planning to build a huge greenfield tissue and hygiene product mill in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province. The proposed project is subject to environmental impact assessments...
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Vinda boosts tissue capacity to almost one million tpy in 2015

(News from RISI) - Vinda International Holdings plans to build three new 30,000tpy tissue PMs in China in 2015, raising its total tissue capacity to 980,000tpy. One of the three will be...
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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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Abu Dhabi’s Ittihad to invest in new UWF PM; mulls new tissue PM

(News from RISI) - Abu Dhabi’s Ittihad International Investments will start construction of a 325,000tpy uncoated woodfree (UWF) paper machine at its Ittihad Paper Mill in November. The 7.5m wide machine –...
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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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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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Ningxia Jiamei gets two new TMs for mill in Wuzhong, Ningxia

(News from RISI) Ningxia Jiamei Paper will install two new 20,000tpy tissue machines at its mill in Wuzhong city, in northwest China’s Ningxia autonomous region. The producer has placed orders for the...
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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 May / June – Asia News

THAILAND RVP BOOSTS PRODUCTION WITH START-UP RiverPRO Pulp & Paper Company Limited (RVP) has boosted its production after it successfully started up a 25,000tpy tissue machine at its mill in Saraburi province, Thailand. The...
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APP boosts capacity with TM investments

Tissue giant Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has invested in eight new tissue machines. Supplied by Toscotec, the scope of supply includes AHEAD-2.0L crescent former tissue machines with a net trim width...
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March / April 2015 – Asia News

JAPAN Tokushu Tokai tests new tissue machine in Japan (News from RISI) - Tokushu Tokai Paper has kicked off trial runs on a new tissue paper machine at its Shimada mill in Shimada...
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Daio Paper to make tissue products at Kawanoe mill in Japan

(News from RISI) - Japan’s Daio Paper has announced a plan to restart operations at its inactive Kawanoe mill in the Ehime prefecture. The site, which is near Daio’s huge Mishima mill,...
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Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry boosts rewinder capacity

Published on 21 April 2016 | Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry has signed an agreement with A.Celli Paper for the supply of three tissue rewinders and an additional agreement for a further nine rewinders. Part...
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Vinda boosts capacity with three TMs

Chinese giant Vinda Group has invested in three Toscotec-supplied tissue machines that are scheduled for start-up in the second half of 2016. Two Ahead 2.0M machines will be installed at the company’s...
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Hayat Kimya restarts tissue PM at Yeniköy mill in Turkey after rebuild

Tissue producer Hayat Kimya has resumed production on the 70,000tpy PM1 at its Yeniköy mill, some 100km southeast of Istanbul, following downtime lasting more than a month. The aim is to increase...
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2014 January / February – Asia News

China APP CHINA STARTS UP SIX TISSUE MACHINES, ADDING NEW CAPACITY OF 200,000TPY TO HAINAN APP China has stayed on course with its plans for tissue paper expansion, bringing six tissue machines online...
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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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SCA strengthens presence in Asia

SCA has strengthens the cooperation with Chinese hygiene company Vinda by integrating its business in South East Asia, Taiwan and South Korea into the business. As part of the transaction, SCA and...
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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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China’s Shandong Tranlin condemns report revealing legal problems and pledge of shares in subsidiary

(News from RISI) - Shandong Tranlin condemned a media report on its involvement in multiple lawsuits and its pledge of the entirety of its equity in a subsidiary, Chiping Tranlin Paper,...
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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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Syassky Pulp and Paper Mill increases capacity

Syassky Pulp and Paper Mill has started up a 45,000tpy Toscotec-supplied AHEAD tissue machine at its Syasstroy mill in Russia. The AHEAD-1.5M tissue line came on stream on 29 April. The site...
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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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...
Luoyang Jieda Paper boosts facial tissue capacity with investment

Aowei Paper boosts tissue production capacity

Chinese tissue manufacturer Aowei Paper has increased its tissue capacity after investing in a Baosuo Enterprise Group- supplied paper machine and converting line. The supply includes a BaoTuo BC1300-...
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Tissue mills in Baoding, China, keep expanding

(News from RISI) - Two small tissue mills in Baoding city, Hebei province recently ordered four new tissue PMs with a combined capacity of 80,000tpy. On 22 January, Hebei Jinboshi Group signed...
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2015 November/December Asia News

CHINA Clearwater reports net sales drop follow speciality mills sale Clearwater Paper Corporation has posted net sale results of $444.6m for the second quarter of 2015, down 10.9% year-on-year. The company said this was...
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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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Hengan starts-up 19th tissue machine

Hengan has boosted its one million tpy tissue production capacity by a further 60,000tpy after it started up an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue machine at its Wuhu mill in China. It has...
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APP halts tissue expansion in China in face of oversupply; continues in Indonesia

(News from RISI) - While gearing up for the commissioning of a massive 2.8m tpy pulp mill in South Sumatra, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has shifted its tissue paper expansion...
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Bashundhara Paper Mills boosts capacity

Bashundhara Paper Mills has signed up Andritz to supply a turnkey tissue production line at its site in Bangladesh. The PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue machine has a design speed of 2,100m/min and a...
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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...