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GLOBAL NEWS SÖDRA HIKES UP PRICES AMERICAS NEWS CHILE: CMPC TO INSTALL NEW 50,000TPY TISSUE PM IN MEXICO IN 3Q15 USA: FIRST QUALITY TISSUE EXPANDS TAD CAPACITY USA: CLEARWATER PAPER TO CLOSE LONG ISLAND TISSUE CONVERTING...
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2014 May / June – Americas News

CHILE CMPC TO INSTALL NEW 50,000TPY TISSUE PM IN MEXICO IN 3Q15 Chilean Empresas CMPC has announced a $160 million investment to expand its Altamira tissue plant capacity in Mexico by 50%. The company...
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2014 May / June – Global News

SÖDRA HIKES UP PRICES Pulp manufacturer Södra has increased the price of its softwood pulp in Europe to USD 940 per tonne. The company said the move was due to “strong global...
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2014 May / June – Europe News

TURKEY IPEK KAGIT TISSUE PAPER BOOSTS CAPACITY Turkey’s Ipek Kagit Tissue Paper has invested in a new Advantage tissue production line. The Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS line will be installed at the company’s Manisa...
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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...
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WORLD NEWS: Global, Europe, America and Asia

GLOBAL NEWS RCI TECHNOLOGY AND CONSOS LAUNCH SOFTENER SC-Q LIQ VOITH LAUNCHES TISSUEFLEX XD GARD CHEMICALS TARGETS TISSUE SECTOR WITH PRODUCT LAUNCH SVECOM LAUNCHES PNEUMOMECHANICAL CHUCK MOD. 714 MZL AMERICAS NEWS BRAZIL: LEAL TO START UP 5,400TPY...
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2014 March / April – Asia News

CHINA YUEN FOONG YU CORPORATION REACHES SPEED RECORD Yuen Foong Yu Corporation has significantly boosted its capacity on two PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1500 machines after it reached a speed record of 1,700mpm. PM 5 and...
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2014 March / April – Europe News

ITALY Guinness World Record: the world’s largest collection of tissue packs goes to... Italy’s Silvio Fioravanti has been awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of tissue packets. He started his collection...
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2014 March / April – Americas News

BRAZIL LEAL TO START UP 5,400TPY TISSUE SPECIALTY PM AT IBEMA PLANT IN BRAZIL Brazilian paper producer Leal Indústria e Comércio de Papéis is installing a 5,400tpy tissue and low basis weight gloss...
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2014 March / April – Global News

RCI TECHNOLOGY AND CONSOS LAUNCH SOFTENER SC-Q LIQ RCI Technology and partner company Consos have announced the availability of their newest offering, Softener SC-Q Liq. The 100% active Softener SC-Q Liq “pushes the...
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CMPC Tissue boosts capacity

CMPC Tissue has announced it will install an Advantage tissue production line at the mill of its subsidiary Absormex CMPC Tissue de CV in Mexico. Supplied by Valmet, the new production line...
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WORLD NEWS: Global, Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe & Short Issues

GLOBAL NEWS METSO’S PULP, PAPER AND POWER BUSINESS REBRANDS AFRICA NEWS ALGERIA: FADERCO EXPANDS WITH NEW LINE AMERICAS NEWS MEXICO: FABRICA DE PAPEL SAN FRANCISCO STARTS UP ADVANTAGE NTT TISSUE LINE MEXICO: K-C DE MÉXICO ANNOUNCES NEW...
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Kemira has increased the price of its pulp and paper chemicals by up to 15%. The hike took affect in November 2013 on selected product lines between 5-15%. The company said...
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2014 January / February – Asia News

China APP CHINA STARTS UP SIX TISSUE MACHINES, ADDING NEW CAPACITY OF 200,000TPY TO HAINAN APP China has stayed on course with its plans for tissue paper expansion, bringing six tissue machines online...
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2014 January / February – Europe News

Ukraine PJSC “VGP” STARTS UP GAMBINI LINE Ukrainian tissue converter PJSC “VGP” has boosted its product offering after it successfully started up a Gambini supplied production line. The Right 550 line is capable of...
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2014 January / February – Americas News

Mexico FABRICA DE PAPEL SAN FRANCISCO STARTS UP ADVANTAGE NTT TISSUE LINE The world’s first Advantage NTT tissue line has been successfully started up at Fabrica De Papel San Francisco in Mexico. Supplied by...
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2014 January / February – Global News

Global METSO’S PULP, PAPER AND POWER BUSINESS REBRANDS Metso’s Pulp, Paper and Power business has rebranded as Valmet Corporation. Valmet will focus on developing and supplying technology and services primarily to industries that use...
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GLOBAL NEWS KP TISSUE AND KPLP BOOST EBITDA BY 8.1% KADANT LAUNCHES HIGH-PERFORMANCE DOCTOR BLADE LINE UNGRICHT LAUNCHES PRODUCTION PROCESS FOR CERAMIC COATED ANILOX ROLLERS SCA LAUNCHES HIGH-END HAND TOWELS PROCARE DEVELOPS PROTABLET GREEN HYGIENICS LAUNCHES 100%...
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SHORT ISSUES

Metsä Tissue has appointed Mikko Forsell as CFO and member of the Metsä Tissue management team as of 1 January 2014. He joined the company in 2005 and has since held...
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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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2013 November / December – Europe News

UK SOFIDEL ACQUIRES NTG PAPERMILL Tissue giant Sofidel has boosted its presence in the UK after it acquired Lancaster-based NTG Papermill. The agreement became effective on 1 October, with the company adding the move...
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2013 November / December – Americas News

Argentina CELULOSA ARGENTINA BOOSTS CAPACITY Celulosa Argentina has diversified its product offering after it invested in a complete tissue line from Voith. The company will now also produce high-quality tissue papers and continue to...
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2013 November / December – Global News

Global KP TISSUE AND KPLP BOOST EBITDA BY 8.1% KP Tissue has reported EBITDA of $31.7m compared to $29.3m a year earlier in its Q2 2013 results. The Canadian tissue manufacturer released its results...
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2013 September / October – Europe News

Russia METSÄ GROUP’S TISSUE AND COOKING PAPER BUSINESS OPENS SITE Metsä Tissue has boosted its presence in Russia after it opened up a converting and warehousing site in Vorsino. The company said the developing...
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2013 September / October – Global News

Global K-C’S CONSUMER TISSUE SEGMENT POSTS INCREASE Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has said it “continues to be optimistic” about its prospects to drive profitable growth and generate attractive returns as it reports its 2Q results. For the three months ended...
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SHORT ISSUES

ABB has appointed the head of its discrete automation and motion (DM) division Ulrich Spiesshofer as chief executive. He will succeed Joe Hogan in this role on 15 September. Hogan will...
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2013 September / October – Americas News

North America BUCKMAN LAUNCHES BUCKMAN NORTH AMERICA Buckman has launched Buckman North America, a new organisation that “focuses on maximum efficiency” across Canada and the USA. The current Buckman Canada and Buckman United States...
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WORLD NEWS: Global, America, Europe & Short Issues

GLOBAL NEWS K-C’S CONSUMER TISSUE SEGMENT POSTS INCREASE OMET LAUNCHES VACUUM-FOLD FV LINE FABIO PERINI LAUNCHES MILE 7.2 SOFIDEL REDUCES CO2 EMISSIONS BY 11% BASF INCREASES PRICES PMP GROUP CELEBRATES SALE OF 101ST PMP INTELLI-JET V® HYDRAULIC...
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WORLD NEWS: Global, America, Asia, Europe & Short Issues

GLOBAL NEWS Wausau Paper launches DublNature T&T Line W+D launches W+D FLOWTOS SCA reports 28% increase in 1Q tissue net sales Voith launches Masterjet Pro T headbox Flexlink launches X65 conveyor platform Global BSK producer stock decline...
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Exhibitors and visitors celebrate the TW Runnability awards

Tissue World 2013 has hosted the Runnability Awards to publically thank the exhibitors that have supported the show over the years. This year Tissue World is celebrating its 20th anniversary and to...
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Exhibitors and visitors celebrate the Tissue World Runnability Awards

Tissue World 2013 has hosted the Runnability Awards to publically thank the exhibitors that have supported the show over the years. This year Tissue World is celebrating its 20th anniversary and to...
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40% increase in visitors at Tissue World 2013

Some 2,815 visitors attended Tissue World 2013 in Barcelona in what was the shows most successful event yet. The figure comprises of exhibitors, delegates, speakers and visitors and is an increase of...

APP commits to “heavy and organic” tissue investment

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has said its future tissue investment strategy will be “heavy and mostly organic” and focused mostly on China and South East Asia. In an interview with TW...
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1,037 first day exhibition visitors at Tissue World 2013

Some 1,037 visitors have attended the first exhibition day of Tissue World 2013 in Barcelona! The show opened its exhibition hall doors on 19 March to visitors from 97 countries and counting;...

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....