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Essity boosts drying, air and energy technology with investments

Essity has invested in the latest Andritz-supplied drying, air and energy technologies for its PM3 and PM4 tissue machines at its plant in Menasha, Wisconsin, USA.
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WEPA boosts packaging capacity with Infinity investment

WEPA Group has increased its automated tissue paper packaging abilities after purchasing seven machines from Infinity Italia for its facilities in France, the Netherlands and Poland.
City Group, Bangladesh

City Group enters tissue market with TM investment

Bangladeshi consumer goods manufacturer City Group has entered the tissue market after investing in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2 tissue line. The new tissue mill will be...
The start-up team: Lila Paper

Lila Paper boosts capacity by 33% with TM start-up

Turkey’s Lila Paper has started-up its fourth production line at its plant in Çorlu, boosting its current production capacity by 33%. Established on an area of...

Canfor Pulp announces production curtailment at Taylor Pulp

Canfor Pulp Products has announced a minimum six-week curtailment of BCTMP production at its Taylor Pulp plant in response to “significant transportation shortages” that have resulted in inventories at...
the MTC ITF omni Taquera

Körber targets taco market with interfolded napkin line launch

Körber Business Area Tissue has officially launched its interfolded napkin line, the MTC ITF omni Taquera. The Taquera line can be added to the company’s existing...
Ilkka Hämälä

Metsä Group reports “excellent” 2021 results; demand for tissue products “expected to grow”

Metsä Group has reported sales of €6,017m - up from €5,055m in 2020 - in its 2021 full-year results and announced plans to increase prices in its Metsä Tissue...
Tissue World Conference

Kruger, Sofidel, Fisher and Suzano to headline TW Miami conference

Tissue World Miami Conference 2022 has confirmed the theme of Tissue Today & Forever: Drivers and Strategies for a Sustainable Future will frame the content of this special four-day...

Sofidel announces price hikes in Europe

Sofidel has announced it will increase the price of its products in all European markets and in all sales channels. The company said the move was...
Solenis Headquarters

Solenis increases prices in EMEA

Solenis has increased the price of all its polyacrylamide polymers and retention aids across the EMEA region by 8 – 15%. Effective 1 February, or as...

Edson launches 4000TL-Robotic

Edson has launched the 4000TL-Robotic, a top-load case packer aimed at small to midsized companies that manufacture a variety of SKUs within the AfH towel and tissue industry.The supplier...

Papeterie Le Bourray invests in IQ Quality Control System

France’s Papeterie Le Bourray has invested in a Valmet-supplied IQ Quality Control System to be installed on TM3 at its plant in Saint-Mars-La-Brière.It will replace an aging third-party system...
Essity headquarters

Essity announces price increases across all markets

Essity has said it will introduce price hikes across all its product categories and markets in an attempt to compensate the “substantially higher costs” of raw materials, energy and...

K-C reports 2021 sales growth; Q4 Consumer Tissue sales decline 10%

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C) has reported a 2% rise in its full-year 2021 net sales to $19.4bn, as its Consumer Tissue segment's fourth quarter sales decline 10%.

Essity reports 4.5% sales growth for 2021; announces further price hikes

Essity has announced sales growth of 4.5% year-on-year with organic sales up 3.3%. In the period 1 January – 31 December 2021, net sales also increased...

Solenis closes acquisition of SCL

Solenis has closed on the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding shares of German-headquartered SCL.

ERS launches CCM OCT dust filter into tissue market

Atlanta-headquartered Engineered Recycling Systems (ERS) has introduced its CCM OCT dust filter system into the global tissue, towel and non-woven converting markets.

Pehart Group boosts capacity with €10m Constellation start-up

Romania’s Pehart Group has increased its converting capacity after starting up its Körber Group-supplied Constellation line.

MG TEC increases high-quality tissue capacity with start-up

Romania’s MG TEC Industry has started-up its Andritz-supplied PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine at its plant in mill in Dej.

Partex Star Group boosts capacity

Bangladesh’s Partex Star Group has boosted its bulky and soft tissue production capacity after starting up an iDEAL tissue machine.

Guangxi Sun Paper boosts capacity with 60,000tpy start-up

China’s Guangxi Sun Paper has started up the second of two Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines at its plant in Beihai City, Guangxi Province.

Kruger Products’ Sherbrooke plant to double capacity

Canada’s Kruger Products (KPLP) is to double the capacity of its Sherbrooke expansion project by constructing a double width Light Dry Crepe (LDC) tissue machine with a capacity of at least 60,000tpy, instead of the previously announced 30,000tpy LDC tissue machine.

Hengan Group boosts capacity

China’s Hengan Group has started up its PM29 Baotuo-supplied tissue machine at its subsidiary company Hengan (China) Paper Co.

Navigator applies 15% surcharge to tissue prices

The Navigator Company is to apply an energy, logistics and commodities surcharge to its tissue products, amounting 15% of the sales price, to “offset the significant and unexpected raising of its input cost”.

WEPA Group reduces multipack sizes in UK

WEPA Group has reduced the size of its multipacks bathroom tissues in the UK.

Infinity launches VISION G3 Wrapper

The automated packaging machinery manufacturer said the wrapper can produce packs up to five lanes wide, three layers high and six rows deep, all within a small footprint while using sustainable design practices.

Toscotec launches TT LowMistFormer

Toscotec has launched the TT LowMistFormer, which the paper machine supplier said is its latest energy-efficient innovation of the wire section of Crescent Former tissue machine

Liansheng Pulp and Paper boosts capacity

China’s Liansheng Pulp & Paper has boosted its production capacity after investing in two Andritz-supplied CrescentFormer tissue machines.

Ehab Abou-Oaf named President, K-C Professional

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C) has announced that Ehab Abou-Oaf - currently Managing Director of the company’s Middle East and Africa business – will become President of its Professional division.

MEPCO enters tissue market with 60,000tpy plant announcement

Saudi Arabia’s Middle East Paper Co. (MEPCO) has celebrated the inauguration of its 60,000tpy Toscotec-supplied tissue jumbo roll manufacturing facility in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).

Intertrade Hellas invests to become Greece’s largest tissue manufacturer

Greek tissue converter Intertrade Hellas has signed for the supply of a complete turnkey line, a move which will make it the country’s largest tissue manufacturer.

Sun Paper boosts capacity with first of two start-ups

China’s Guangxi Sun Paper has started up the first of two Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines.

Essity in collaboration for responsible forest operations in Russia

Essity is collaborating with FSC and The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition of Action initiative to further strengthen responsible forest management, nurture high conservation value forests and increase the certification of forest operations in north-western Russia.

K-C’s UK operations move to renewable energy

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has signed an agreement that will lead to the construction of a wind farm owned by Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust that will make almost 80% of all its electrical power consumption in the UK renewable. 

Zhihu Cloud Commerce boosts household paper capacity

Zhihu Cloud Commerce Industrial Co. has started up the third of four Baotuo-supplied BC1500-4200 Crescent former tissue machines.

FHH boosts premium converting capacity with UAE investment

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) has installed a Gambini-supplied converting line at its Abu Dhabi plant as part of a $136m investment project in the UAE.

Aldar Tissues boosts packaging capacity with TMC investment

Irish tissue converter Aldar Tissues has increased its consumer and AfH production capacity after investing in TMC-supplied tissue roll packaging lines.
Buckman launches immersive digital technology range

Buckman launches immersive digital technology range

Buckman has announced a range of immersive digital technology that combines artificial, augmented, and mixed reality capabilities.Supported by its expanding Ackumen platform, the company said its Ackumen Connected Reality...
Remi G. Lalonde

Resolute reports slow recovery for tissue business in Q3 results

Resolute Forest Products has said it will continue to focus on driving improvements in its tissue business and “leverage our integrated pulp advantage” in its Q3 results.
Mario Plourde

Cascades reports improved tissue performance in Q3 results

Cascades has reported a sequential improvement in its Q3 tissue results, as well as good packaging market dynamics that have “partially mitigated” continued inflationary costs pressures.