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Sun Paper moves ahead with hygiene production

(News from RISI) China’s Sun Paper is moving ahead with its incursion into the hygiene product market in partnership with Nippon Paper Industries subsidiary Crecia. The partnership will see Sun Paper market...
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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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SCA’s divestment of business for integration with Vinda closes

Published on 7 April 2016 | SCA has said the divestment of its business in South East Asia, Taiwan and South Korea for integration with Vinda closed on 1 April.​ The tissue giant is the majority shareholder in...
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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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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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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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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’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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Nuqul Group’s Fine Hygienic to boost capacity

Nuqul Group’s Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) has signed for a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200TS tissue production line. The tissue machine will be installed at the Al Nakheel mill in Abu Dhabi and...
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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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YFY brings first of two medium-sized tissue machines on stream in China

(News from RISI) - Taiwan’s Yuen Foong Yu (YFY) has started up a 27,000tpy tissue paper machine at its mill in Zhaoqing city, Guangdong province, China. Guangdong Dingfeng Paper, the YFY subsidiary...
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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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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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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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Yuen Foong Yu Taiwan starts up PM

Yuen Foong Yu (YFY) Taiwan has started up its first AHEAD-1.5m tissue machine at its plant in Chingshui. Supplied by Toscotec, the machine has started up at Yuen Foong Yu’s Chingshui mill...
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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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Papcel to deliver tissue paper line to Saudi Arabia

The Papcel Group has signed a contract to deliver a new paper machine to a confidential company in Saudi Arabia. It will produce papers for the production of napkins, paper towels, tissues...
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Lee & Man Paper boosts capacity

Chinese pulp and paper producer Lee & Man Paper has signed up Valmet for a repeat order of two Advantage DCT 200HS tissue production lines. The new tissue machines will have a...
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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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2015 July/August Asia News

INDONESIA PT Suparma Tbk boosts capacity PT Suparma Tbk has started up a new tissue line at its site in Surabaya. The Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 100 TM increases the company’s production of bathroom tissue,...
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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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...