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Fabio Perini completes AfH packaging division with DM Pack partnership

Fabio Perini has boosted its AfH packaging business after announcing a partnership with DM Pack. DM Pack is an Italian-based company specialised in designing and producing...
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Fabio Perini targets AfH market with Proxima S6 launch

Fabio Perini has launched the Proxima S6, a rewinder the company said is designed “to guarantee excellent performances and quality for every type of AfH product”.
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Voith to acquire BTG for €319m; expands competitive position as full-line supplier

Voith has strengthened its position as a full-line supplier after signing an agreement with Spectris to acquire BTG. The €319m acquisition of BTG - a multinational...
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Northwood Paper boosts recycled paper capacity with acquisitions in Spain and UK

Northwood Paper, Tissue & Hygiene has acquired Spanish paper producer Dicepa Papelera and the converting assets of Manipa in Madrid. The UK-based business also announced the...
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Sofidel commits to eradicating disposable plastics in its workplace

Sofidel has said it will abandon its use of disposable plastic items in its workplaces. The decision included its Italian companies as of 1 July and will be...
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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...
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Recard announces management changes

Recard has announces that Mauro Michelini exited the company on 31 July. Doctor of engineering Riccardo Lorenzo Campo has joined the company as managing director.
Essity president and chief executive Magnus Groth: Profit up 15%.

Essity reports half-year results; implemented price increases had positive impact on organic net sales

Essity has reported a year-on-year net sales increase of 8.6% to SEK 62,724m in its half-year report and said innovation launches have strengthened its customer and consumer offering.
Infinity's Dual Rotating Cassette C15: multiple benefit

Infinity launches casepacker with 25% – 50% speed increase

Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp. has responded to customer demand with the launch of its Dual Rotating Cassette C15, a casepacker module designed for higher speed industrial and facial tissue...
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ABB launches Winder Performance Optimisation digital solution

ABB has launched a Winder Performance Optimisation to maximise capacity and productivity for tissue manufacturers. The supplier said the patented digital solution “optimises winder performance for...
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Recard announces management changes; Riccardo Lorenzo Campo takes on MD role

Recard has announces that Mauro Michelini exited the company on 31 July. Doctor of engineering Riccardo Lorenzo Campo has joined the company as manging director.
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Körber Group acquires Roll-Tec; expands converting and packaging machine expertise

Körber Group has increased its Business Area Tissue division after acquiring Roll-Tec Cilindro, a Brazilian-based embossing roll specialist. Roll-Tec develops, produces and sells engraving cylinders for...
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Metsä Tissue to book €107m review and focus on tissue

Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has announced a strategy update that includes an operational review with the target to improve internal efficiency, reduce complexity and focus on the tissue business....
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Kemira to help develop 100% bio-based chemicals

Kemira is to participate in the development of 100% bio-based chemicals for paper and cardboard production as part of an EU funded project. The company has...
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Valmet launches stand-alone wet end control package

Valmet has launched a stand-alone wet end control package for paper, board and tissue machines. The control product called Valmet Stand-Alone Retention Control (Valmet RET) can...
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OMET launches TV 840 Tronic

OMET has targeted the napkin market with the launch of its TV 840 Tronic machine. The supplier said the machine improves automation, offering a “cutting-edge machine that enhances...
Star Paper Mill boosts capacity

Star Paper Mill boosts capacity

Star Paper Mill (SPM) has increased its production capacity after starting up its DCT Crescent Former tissue machine in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Supplied by Recard, the...
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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...
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Clearwater Paper reports Q1 results

Clearwater Paper has reported net sales of $428.8m for the first quarter of 2019, 1.9% lower than $437.0m recorded in the first quarter of 2018. The company said the...
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Solenis announces price hike

Specialty chemicals producer Solenis is to increase its prices on all wet strength and sizing product lines across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The hike will see prices increase by 10...
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Hayat Kimya boosts presence with Egypt start-up

Turkey’s Hayat Kimya has boosted its presence in the Middle East after it started-up a PM at its new mill in Egypt. The Valmet-supplied line will produce 70,000tpy of high quality facial,...
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K-C reports a “more challenging economic and competitive environment” in 3Q results

Kimberly-Clark has reported a net sales decrease y-o-y of 3% in its 3Q 2016 results, as chairman and chief executive Thomas J. Falk describes the company’s market share positions as “broadly...
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SCA targets environment with Okay® Compressé launch

SCA’s consumer tissue brand Okay® has launched a compressed household towel “Okay® Compressé”. The company said the product performs as well as regular household paper towels but added that it is half...
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Tissue World Istanbul attracts 1,602 attendees

Tissue World Istanbul 2016 has been concluded successfully after attracting 1,602 unique attendees – of which 1,231 were unique visitors - from across 65 countries. Held in Istanbul from 27-29 September, the...
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SCA to integrate its business in the Middle East, India and Africa into consumer...

SCA has said it will integrate its business in the Middle East, India and Africa into consumer goods. The company will integrate its Business Unit MEIA (Middle East, India and Africa) into...
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SCA to split group into two listed hygiene and forest products companies

SCA has said it will split the group into two listed companies in 2017, hygiene and forest products. Following a split, there will be two listed companies. One will be a hygiene...
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Countdown to Tissue World Istanbul

The countdown to the first fully-fledged Tissue World Istanbul – the unique addition to the global Tissue World portfolio – has begun! Taking place in just under two months time between 27-29...
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Tissue World Milan 2017 rescheduled to April 10-12

Tissue World has announced the change of event dates for Tissue World Milan 2017 to 10-12 April 2017. The change of event dates takes place in combination with a change of exhibit...
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STAX Technologies responds to demand with UNICA launch

Published on 7 April 2016 | STAX Technologies has launched packaging machine UNICA, a single roll wrapper that wraps single bath rolls in both paper and poly. The machine can reach speeds of up...
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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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OverMeccanica acquired by OVERMADE

OverMeccanica - in temporary operation since September 2014 after entering bankruptcy proceedings - has been acquired by OVERMADE in November 2015. OVERMADE is a new company of Italian investors headed up by...
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2015 November/October Global News

A.Celli Paper announces management changes A.Celli Paper has appointed Mario Fazzi as its new managing director. Giuseppe Antonini has been nominated president of A.Celli Paper; Mauro Celli and Alessandro Celli remain at the...
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Solenis announces price hike for process chemicals

Solenis has increased the price of selected process chemicals and containers by 2-4% worldwide. Effective immediately, higher increases can be expected in countries where there has been significant local currency devaluation. Charles Robinson,...
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2015 Sept/Oct Global News

GLOBAL K-C sales for consumer tissue down 8% in 2Q Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has reported second quarter sales of $1.5bn for its consumer tissue segment, a decrease 8% year-on-year. The tissue giant explained the result...
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2015 July/August Global News

SCA reports 15% net sales increase SCA has reported an increase in net sales in its Q1 interim report, up 15% to SEK 27,958m. Between 1 January and 31 March 2015 compared with...
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May / June 2015 – Global News

Audit finds SCA representatives acted in compliance with Swedish law SCA has said an independent audit investigating claims its staff were involved in extravagant corporate perks found its representatives “acted in compliance with...
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March / April 2015 – Global News

SCA's Jan Johansson steps down following on-going aviation and hospitality audits SCA has said its president and CEO Jan Johansson is to step down. The company has been in the spotlight over media...
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2014 November / December – Global News

Cascades Tissue president and CEO steps down Cascades Tissue has announced that its president and chief executive Suzanne Blanchet is to step down after more than 17 years at the head of...
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2014 September / October – Global News

Tissue World portfolio: helping connect the dots. As you will have noticed, Tissue World is changing. In the last year alone we have introduced the Tissue Retail Insight Forum (TRIF) in Miami,...
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2014 July / August – Global News

Gomá-Camps severs ties with AMS Gomá-Camps, expands into Africa (News from RISI) The Spanish tissue specialist Gomá-Camps is no longer part of AMS Gomá-Camps in Portugal. The firm said it signed an agreement...