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Clearwater reports “excellent third quarter” as net sales jump 20%

Clearwater Paper Corporation has said its third quarter results “exceeded expectations”, with price realisation helping offset inflation.
Toscotec’s latest innovation, the TT Hydrogen Burner

Toscotec introduces 100% hydrogen fuelled burners

Toscotec has responded to customer demand with the launch of its patented TT Hydrogen Burner, its latest generation of 100% hydrogen fuelled burners designed and tested for Yankee hoods.

Hengan Group boosts premium tissue capacity with investment

China’s Hengan Group has signed a contract with Baosuo Enterprise for the supply of a Baotuo BC1800 crescent former tissue machine to increase production of premium tissue products.
Valmet-supplied TM

Papel San Francisco boosts standard tissue capacity with TM investment

Mexico’s Papel San Francisco has signed for its sixth Valmet-supplied tissue line, an Advantage DCT 100TS TM that will be installed at its Mexicali plant. Start-up...

K-C reports organic sales growth across all segments in 3Q results

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has said it continues to target full-year 2022 organic sales growth of 5 – 7%, as its Consumer Tissue business reported sales up 2% to $1.6bn in...
Essity Products

Essity net sales “reached record levels” in 3Q22 results; announces further price hikes will...

Essity has reported a net sales increase up 28.2% y-o-y to SEK112,339m in its third quarter results as it announces it will make further price increases to offset inflation.  
Walter Schalka

Suzano purchases K-C’s tissue assets in Brazil; K-C confirms continued importance of Brazilian market

Brazilian paper and pulp producer Suzano has announced the $175m acquisition of Kimberly-Clark’s (K-C) tissue business in Brazil, increasing its presence in the county’s tissue market from 11% to...

P&G announces its largest solar energy project

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has said it is working with renewable energy company ENGIE North America on its latest and largest solar energy Power Purchase Agreement.

Dunn Paper announces closure of Port Huron mill

America’s Dunn Paper has said it will cease production at its Port Huron plant amid ongoing cash flow and economic challenges.

Essity’s Donato Giorgio and AFRY’s Hampus Mörner announced as latest Tissue World webinar panelists

Tissue World has announced that Essity’s Global Supply Chain President Donato Giorgio will give a talk during Tissue World’s forthcoming Tissue World Talks: The road to Düsseldorf webinar.

MP hygiène boosts capacity by 38,000tpy with TM investment

France’s MP hygiène has invested in a second Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2 tissue line at its plant in Annonay.

Bracell SP Celulose increases capacity with TMs investment

Brazil’s Bracell SP Celulose has boosted its high-quality tissue production capacity after investing in four Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines to be installed at its mill in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo.

Solenis to acquire KLK Kolb Group’s paper process chemicals business

Solenis is to expand its product offering after announcing it will acquire the paper process chemicals business of KLK Kolb Group.

Cartiera Confalone starts-up AHEAD 2.2 turnkey line

Italy’s Cartiera Confalone has said it achieved “top performances” on its Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2 tissue machine after successfully starting-up the line in September.

Cascades announces temporary TM shutdown in Oregon

Cascades has temporarily shut down one of its two 50,000tpy paper machines at its St. Helens, Oregon, tissue facility.

Lucart receives €101.4m loan to enhance investments in the circular economy

Italian tissue manufacturer Lucart has obtained a loan of €101.4m to invest in the growth and support of the circular economy. The company has benefited from...

Metsä Tissue’s Mänttä TM goes into continuous production

Metsä Tissue has said its renewed tissue paper machine at its Mänttä mill in Finland has moved from trial phase to continuous production, boosting the machine’s production capacity by 15%.

Tissue World Talks: The road to Düsseldorf

Tissue World has launched a series of webinars in the run up to Tissue World Düsseldorf, the world’s largest exhibition and conference for the global tissue industry.

IMA TMC sells palletising lines to Italian customer

IMA TMC has sold two palletising lines to a confidential Italian customer active in the tissue rolls market and with a strong presence across Europe. The...
WEPA Group

WEPA Group expands portfolio with sustainable raw material innovations  

The WEPA Group has introduced two additional raw material innovations as part of its sustainability strategy. The company said it has made fibres from recycled cardboard...
Essity building with sign

Essity reaches agreement following New Zealand strike action; restarts production

Essity has reached an agreement with employees who went on strike at its production plant in Kawerau, New Zealand, and confirmed that production at the tissue plant has restarted.
Canfor BC Yard

Canfor announces temporary reduction in BC production

Canfor Corporation has announced a temporary reduction in production in British Columbia due to the “challenging market conditions” experienced by the business. Production capacity will be...

Essity announces new organisation and management changes

Essity has announced a new organisation and changes to the Executive Management Team in order to “strengthen its competitiveness and increase efficiency”. Effective as of 31...

Hakle files for insolvency and announces plans to restructure

Historic German tissue manufacturer Hakle has filed for self-administration insolvency proceedings after facing “copious challenges” including increased energy prices that it said had “cornered the company”.
Metsä Tissue, Kreuzau mill, Germany

Metsä Tissue announces curtailments in tissue production

Metsä Tissue has said the European energy crisis has forced it to make additional curtailments in tissue production. Earlier this year the business announced temporary production...
Essity products

Essity announces price hikes in response to energy cost pressures

Essity is announcing price increases for all product categories and markets following a raft of energy price hikes for electricity and gas in Europe. Prices for...

Henkel inaugurates €130m Inspiration Centre Düsseldorf

Henkel has announced the inauguration of its Adhesive Technologies’ Inspiration Centre Düsseldorf (ICD) in Germany.

Sierra Hygiene Products boosts capacity with rewinder investment

America’s Sierra Hygiene Products has expanded its production capabilities after investing in two paper rewinders.

First Quality sourcing carbon-free electricity for Pennsylvania sites

First Quality has entered into a three-year agreement to source carbon-free electricity for all its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania.

K-C announces green hydrogen project in UK

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) is to launch a breakthrough £40m green hydrogen project at its Barrow-in-Furness plant in the UK.

Tietoevry tissue study 2022 has launched! Industry invited to participate

Finnish technology company Tietoevry has teamed up with Tissue World, Valmet, Fisher International and I-Plan to launch its Global Tissue Trends Report 2022.

WEPA boosts converting abilities in Germany with investment

The WEPA Group has increased production of its soft and absorbent paper products after investing in a Gambini-supplied converting line for its Leuna plant in Germany.
Exhibitor showing products to visitor at Tissue World

8 Reasons to Exhibit at Tissue World Düsseldorf 2023

Tissue World Düsseldorf is the world’s largest tissue industry event and is made up of a three-day trade show and conference. Occurring bi-annually, the event allows tissue professionals from...

Infinity holds first ever Eurasia showcase

Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp. is inviting customers and other industry professionals to view its machines and services tailored to the European and Asian tissue markets first-hand.

An Hung Company boosts production capacity

Vietnam’s An Hung Company has signed for a turnkey project for the supply of tissue equipment from Baosuo Enterprise.

Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products boosts high-quality tissue capacity

Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products has invested in an Andritz-supplied PrimeLineCOMPACT M1600 tissue production line.

Kruger Products reports “strong quarter” of double-digit revenue growth; warns of inflation pressures impacting...

Kruger Products (KPLP) has reported revenue up 17.1% year-on-year to $397.5m in Q2 2022, but warned that the speed of inflation is lowering profitability for the business.

GP breaks ground on $500m Green Bay expansion

Georgia-Pacific (GP) has officially broken ground on its $500m expansion project in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Investments include building a new paper machine using TAD technology and...

Papelera Reyes Peru boosts packaging capacity with investment

Latin America’s Papelera Reyes Peru has expanded its packaging production capabilities in response to increased export opportunity by investing in a raft of IMA TMC-supplied machinery.
Lucart Hygiene's Malvern, UK-based plant

Lucart Hygiene announces AfH funding boost

UK-based Lucart Hygiene has received a multi-million-pound funding package from Santander UK to further boost AfH production at its Malvern-based plant. The funding supports the refinancing...