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SCA consultation puts 162 jobs at risk

SCA has started consultations with former Georgia-Pacific staff in France in a move that could affect 162 jobs. Following its acquisition of G-P’s EMEA tissue business in July last year, a spokesman...

Star Tissue invests after increase in customer demand

Star Tissue has bought a PCMC AMICA Industria to boost the quality of its products and bring greater efficiency to its UK-based production unit. The company commissioned the machine on 1 March...

Wausau in “strategic repositioning” on tissue

Wausau Paper has said it will strategically reposition the company to focus on the tissue business. In its 2012 results, tissue case volume grew 3.3% with 4% growth recorded in the fourth...
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World’s first Advantage NTT to be started up

World’s first Advantage NTT tissue line to be started up Mexican-based Fabrica De Papel San Francisco is to start up the world’s first tissue line based on Metso’s Advantage NTT concept. The new...
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Focus on sustainability

Retailers and tissue makers focus on sustainability at Tissue World conference in Barcelona: best ever gathering of distinguished speakers A world-class lineup of speakers, including numerous major global retailers, top tissue making...
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Tissue World in Barcelona is moving at full speed

New ideas, new technology, new methods for tissue makers and converters Excitement is now building for Tissue World 2013, the world’s largest event targeted specifically at the soft hygienic tissue paper business....
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GLOBAL NEWS

Tissue World Americas: 36% more visitors Tissue World Americas has been a clear success attracting almost 1,000 of the industry’s leading personnel – up 36% on 2010 figures. The four-day event successfully held...
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SHORT ISSUES

Lila Kagit has boosted its tissue paper output after it started up an Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue production line at its Corlu mill in Turkey. The new line uses virgin...
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EUROPE NEWS: Russia, Romania, UK & Turkey

RUSSIA Syassky starts up Toscotec line Syassky Pulp and Paper mill has boosted its presence in the domestic market after it started up a new Toscotec Ahead 1.5m tissue line. It features a single...
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ASIA NEWS: China

CHINA APP China to build twelve small tissue PMs with capacity of 240,000 tpy (PPI Asia) - APP China has decided to add twelve more tissue machines with a combined capacity of 240,000tpy...
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AMERICAS NEWS: North Americas

NORTH AMERICA Free box/Facebook offer from Kruger represents social media-coupon play The days of using only print, radio, and TV advertising to sell tissue paper and towels have been vastly extended now to...