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Clearwater Paper Reports Q2 results; positively impacted by higher retail tissue shipments and tissue...

Clearwater Paper Corporation has reported a net sales increase of 4.6% to $452.0m for the second quarter of 2019 compared with the same time a year earlier.
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Cascades to acquire Orchids Paper; boosts retail tissue offering

Cascades has boosted its US retail tissue offering after entering into an agreement to acquire Orchids Paper Products Company. The move will include the Barnwell, South Carolina, and...
Aldi to trial plastic-free toilet paper packaging

Aldi to trial plastic-free toilet paper packaging

Aldi has chosen the UK in which to trial removing plastic packaging from packets of toilet roll, in a move it said could save more than 900 tonnes of...
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UK – Northwood Group boosts AfH offering with KPP Converters acquisition

UK-based Northwood has completed the purchase of 100% of the issued share capital of KPP Converters (KPP). KPP - a supplier of AfH tissue products - will continue to...
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ROMANIA – MG TEC Group boosts capacity

MG TEC Group has increased its production capacity after investing in two Ribo Tissue E-WIND T100 rewinders. Supplied A.Celli Paper, the lines will be installed at...
APP invests in 18 TMs; all machines to produce tissue from 11.5gsm - 22.0gsm

APP invests in 18 TMs; all machines to produce tissue from 11.5gsm – 22.0gsm

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has boosted its capacity in China after investing in 18 Intelli-Tissue EcoEc 1600 Premium machines. Supplied by PMP, the 18...
Libang Group boosts capacity in Hebei and Hubei

Libang Group boosts capacity in Hebei and Hubei

The Libang Group has ordered four new tissue machines for its mills in China, according to domestic supplier Baotuo Paper Machinery Engineering. The supplier told TWM...
Luoyang Jieda Paper boosts facial tissue capacity with investment

Luoyang Jieda Paper boosts facial tissue capacity with investment

Luoyang Jieda Paper has signed a contract for the supply of two BC1300-2850 Crescent Former Tissue Machine. Supplied by Baotuo Enterprise, the two tissue machines have...
Essity president and chief executive Magnus Groth

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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Lucart highlights Circular Economy and sustainability in its latest report

Lucart has presented its 2018 Sustainability Report with a focus on Circular Economy, new investments and partnerships for sustainable development The company reported a turnover increase...
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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...
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SLOVENIA – Slovak Hygienic Paper Group boosts capacity at Paloma site

Slovak Hygienic Paper Group (SHP Group) has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD- 2.0L tissue line. Delivery to its Paloma mill in Sladki Vrh is scheduled for...
Procter & Gamble launches Charmin Forever Roll: designed to last up to one month

Procter & Gamble launches Charmin Forever Roll

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has launched the Charmin Forever Roll – a month’s supply of toilet paper in one giant roll – in the United States. The product holds...
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Mexico – Blue Tissue boosts capacity with TM start-up

Mexico’s Blue Tissue has increased its production capacity after starting up an iDEAL Master Tissue Machine. Supplied by A.Celli, the turnkey plant includes the 2-ply slitter A.Celli E-Wind T100...
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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Blue Tissue boosts capacity with TM start-up

Mexico’s Blue Tissue has increased its production capacity after starting up an iDEAL Master Tissue Machine. Supplied by A.Celli, the turnkey plant includes the two-plies...
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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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Mare exhibits in Tissue World 2019

MARE will be present in Tissue World, again this year, to meet its customers and update them about its latest developments in the field of yankee coating, dry and...
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Former SCA managers avoid prosecution for bribery

(News from RISI) - Sweden’s anti-corruption watchdog has terminated the pre-trial investigation into possible bribery against SCA ex-managers including the former chief executive Jan Johansson and former chairman of the board...
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Fibria announces July $20/tonne price hike on BEK in Europe and North America; Asia...

(News from RISI) - Brazilian bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp producer Fibria has announced a $20/tonne price increase for North American and European markets effective 1 July. With the increase, Fibria’s BEK...
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Suzano to reduce BEK sales to Asia by 100,000 tonnes in 3Q17, says CCO

(News from RISI) - Suzano estimates a 100,000 tonnes reduction in its bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp sales volumes during the third quarter of this year, due to longer maintenance downtime...
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Hayat Kimya boosts Russian capacity

Turkey’s Hayat Kimya has boosted its capacity in Russia after investing in an Advantage DCT machine, to be supplied at its mill in Yelabuga in Tartaristan. TM7 will have a width of...
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Sofidel targets Spanish market with Ibertissue investment

Sofidel has invested in an Advantage NTT tissue production line to be installed at its Ibertissue mill in Buñuel, Spain. Delivery includes an Advantage NTT 200 tissue production line, stock preparation equipment...
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ICT Iberica boosts capacity by 70,000tpy with TM investment

Spain’s ICT Iberica has invested in an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line which will be installed at its mill in Burgo. The new line will add 70,000tpy of high-quality toilet, towel, facial,...
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Alas Dorada boosts capacity with TM investment

El Salvador’s Alas Dorada is to increase its capacity and production efficiency after signing up Valmet to rebuild its PM4. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by...
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Futura appoints new BoD and promotes Piero Ceccon to CEO

Futura has announced a new board of directors and promoted Piero Ceccon to chief executive. The board is joined by head of technology & FuturaLab Giovacchino Giurlani and head of operations Giulio...
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PAPCEL boosts presence with PMT Italia acquisition

PAPCEL has completed the acquisition of Pinerolo-based company PMT Italia, helping it expand its presence in the USA and China. PMT manufactures and supplies technology for the production of graphic papers and...
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Hayat Kimya inaugurates its Nigerian diaper and tissue factory; launches Familia and Papia brands...

Turkey’s Hayat Kimya has further boosted its geographical presence after it inaugurated its $100m diaper and tissue plant in Agbara, Nigeria. In attendance at the inauguration held in May was the vice...
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Fabricas de Papel Potosì boosts capacity with converting investment

Mexico’s Fabricas de Papel Potosì has invested in its bathroom tissue production capacity after acquiring a Gambini-supplied converting line. The FLEX 600 line has a rollface width of 2.9m and a production...
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SCA to close tissue production plant in America

SCA is to close its 55,000tpy tissue production plant in Flagstaff, Arizona. The company said the move was to further improve efficiency and strengthen competitiveness for its Professional Hygiene business in North...
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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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China’s Mancheng Jinguang starts up two TMs in Baoding

(News from RISI) - Mancheng Jinguang Paper fired up two 12,000tpy tissue machines earlier this month at its sole mill in Baoding city, Hebei province, China. The units, dubbed PM3 and PM4,...