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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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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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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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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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China’s Mancheng Paper to add two new TMs to Baoding mill

(News from RISI) - Mancheng Paper (formerly known as Tiantian Paper) will install two new tissue production lines at its sole mill in Baoding city, Hebei province, northern China. Chinese supplier Liaoyang...
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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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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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Cheng Loong tissue line breaks world record

Supplier Voith has said its tissue line at Taiwan’s Cheng Loong Corporation has broken world records “substantially ahead of the industry in several indexes”. TM16 has an operating speed of 2,001m/min, which...
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Turinsky’s fire-hit tissue PM down until at least end December

(News from RISI) - Russia’s Turinsky Pulp and Paper Mill will not be able to restart its blaze-damaged tissue machine PM1 before the end of December. The mill suffered Rouble 300 million...
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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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Lee & Man Paper boosts capacity with rewinders buy

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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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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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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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...
INDONESIA APP boosts capacity; contract includes the delivery of two rebuilds

INDONESIA – APP boosts capacity; contract includes the delivery of two rebuilds

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has invested in two rebuilds at its Sinar Mas mill. Supplied by PMP, the contract includes the delivery of two rebuilds for the press...
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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...
CHINA Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group boost capacity

CHINA – Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group boost capacity

Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group have signed for two sets of BaoTuo-supplied tissue machines. The BaoTuo Crescent Former tissue machines, model BC1300-2850, have a...
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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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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’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 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...
APP invests in 18 TMs; all machines to produce tissue from 11.5gsm - 22.0gsm

APP invests in 18 TMs; all machines to produce tissue from 11.5gsm – 22.0gsm

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has boosted its capacity in China after investing in 18 Intelli-Tissue EcoEc 1600 Premium machines. Supplied by PMP, the 18...
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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Vinda gets two news 30,000tpy tissue PMs in Guangdong

(News from RISI) - Vinda International Holdings started up two new 30,000tpy tissue PMs last month at its Sanjiang mill in Jiangmen city, Guangdong province, China, raising its total tissue capacity...
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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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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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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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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 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...