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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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