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Sun Paper boosts capacity with investment

South Carolina-based Sun Paper has invested in its packaging facilities after purchasing a XF800 wrapper line from PCMC. It will be installed in October 2017 and is replacing a reciprocating wrapper that...
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Irving Consumer Products boosts premium product capacity

Irving Consumer Products has invested in an Advantage ThruAir tissue production line. Supplied by Valmet, the machine increases Irving's capacity to provide premium household paper products to the North American market. It will...
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Resolute boosts capacity with Calhoun start-up

Resolute Forest Products has boosted its private label capacity with the start-up of its new tissue machine in Tennessee. The first tissue parent roll was produced on 28 February 2017. It will...
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Sofidel America boosts American capacity with rewinder investment

Sofidel America has increased its presence in the American market after signing for a rewinder for its facility in Circleville, Ohio. Supplied by A.Celli Paper, the E-WIND T200 model has a width...
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Clearwater boosts private label capacity with $340m NTT investment

Clearwater Paper has responded to customer demand for premium and ultra-premium products by investing in a second tissue machine and converting facility at its site in North Carolina. The 200-inch, Valmet-supplied NTT...
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Resolute reports results; prepares to ramp-up Calhoun tissue operations

Resolute Forest Products has reported a net loss for the quarter ended 31 December 2016 of $45m, compared to a loss of $214m in the same period a year earlier. Sales were...
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2016 North American tissue statistics point to a balanced market

Shipments and operating rates are currently strong but we worry about the supply side So the demand side of the North American tissue market appears strong, but we continue to worry about the lineup of...
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Irving boosts capacity with TAD investment

Canadian tissue manufacturer Irving Consumer Products has invested in a Thru-Air Dried tissue making machine from Valmet. Delivery is expected in 2018 and once up and running the line will increase its household paper products capacity. President of the Dieppe-based company Robert K. Irving...
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First Quality expands manufacturing capacity with PM investments

First Quality Tissue is to focus its long term growth plans on the ultra-premium towel and tissue sectors after it announced plans to invest in two new state-of-the-art tissue machines. The lines will be installed at the company's South Carolina and...
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Bedford Paper invests in retail and AfH production capacity

America's Bedford Paper has invested in a tissue converting and packaging line for its facility in De Pere, Wisconsin. Supplied by PCMC, start-up is expected in 2017 and will increase the company's production of retail and AfH small bath...
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Von Drehle starts-up USA’s first NTT line

Von Drehle Corporation has successfully started up its First Advantage NTT tissue production line at its Natchez-based mill. It is the first tissue maker in the USA to produce tissue with Valmet's...
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ST Tissue invests in “widest Steel Yankee” ever manufactured

ST Tissue has invested in “the widest Steel Yankee ever to be manufactured”, according to supplier Toscotec. The Franklin, Virginia-based mill will convert its F-5 machine to produce bathroom tissue and kitchen...
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Sofidel America to boost capacity with NTT purchases

Italian tissue giant Sofidel is to start-up two Valmet-supplied Advantage NTT 200 machines at its site in Circleville, Ohio. Each line will have a width of 5.5m, a speed of 2,000m/min and...
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Resolute’s Calhoun tissue operation on track for 1Q 2017 start-up

Resolute Forest Products has completed the commissioning of its first tissue converting line at its tissue facility currently under construction in Calhoun, Tennessee. The remaining two lines will be commissioned by the...
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Kruger invests $55m on new PM at Crabtree plant

Canadian tissue manufacturer Kruger Products has invested $55m to add a paper machine at its Crabtree Plant in Canada. PM8 will produce tissue products primarily for the AfH market and will be...
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Sofidel breaks ground on $300m Ohio plant

Sofidel has broken ground at its $300m tissue paper mill and converting plant in Circleville, USA. The move will significantly increase the Italian company’s production capacity in the States, with the site’s...
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Cascades targets American west coast with tissue investment

Cascades is to invest US$64m in constructing a tissue converting plant for the American AfH market. Located in Scappoose, Oregon, the investment includes new state-of-the-art converting lines that are scheduled for commissioning...
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Resolute files lawsuit against Greenpeace

Resolute Forest Products has filed a federal lawsuit against Greenpeace International, Greenpeace USA, Greenpeace Fund, STAND (formerly ForestEthics) and a number of their associates. The producer made the claim on 31 May...
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US upholds anti-dumping duties on certain tissue products from China

(News from RISI) - The US International Trade Commission (ITC) unanimously voted earlier this month to extend anti-dumping duties (ADD) on imports of certain tissue products from China. As a result of...
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KCM announces capex for 2016-2017 at $400m; to invest in new tissue PM with...

(News from RISI) - Kimberly-Clark de México (KCM), a subsidiary of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, has announced its 2016-2017 capex at $400m. KCM chief executive Pablo González said: “We’re aggressively raising our investment plan...

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