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Essity reports “strong development” in Q1 results

Essity has reported a 10% increase in first quarter sales, a “strong development” the company said is party due to Covid-19. Compared with the same time...

Tissue & Paper Bangkok postponed to September

Tissue & Paper Bangkok - the combined long-standing brands of Asian Paper and Tissue World - will now be held at BITEC, Bangkok, on 9 - 11 September 2020. ...

Essity acquires Novioscan

Essity has strengthening its offering in incontinence products through the acquisition of the Dutch company Novioscan.   Essity has strengthening its offering in incontinence products through the acquisition of the Dutch company Novioscan.   Novioscan was...
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Kadant Johnson expands operations; Alan Ives appointed VP

Alan Ives, vice president, operations, Kadant Johnson Kadant Johnson has expanded its operations group and appointed Alan Ives as vice president, operations and Harry Brown as director...

Fuji Satowa boosts production capacity with TouchMax.Twin investment

Japan’s Fuji Satowa has invested in a Gambini-supplied TouchMax.Twin technology. The tissue manufacturer produces toilet paper using recycled pulp such as pre- and post-consumer waste material.  Yoshimasa Satowa, president of Fuji Satowa, said: “The...

Cascades to manufacture medical visors

Cascades has said it will supply the recycled plastic needed to make medical visors to help in the fight against Covid-19.   The move is in response...

Cassoli Group acquires shares in Nema Automazione

Stefano Cassoli, chief executive, Cassoli Group Italy’s Cassoli Group has acquired 70% of the shares of Nema Automazione.   Based in Bologna, Nema Automazione manufactures packaging and end-of-line machines.

Daio and Marubeni expand into South America market with Santher acquisition

Japanese tissue companies Daio and Marubeni have acquired Brazilian consumer goods company Santher-Fábrica de Papel Santa Therezinha. Santher announced the sale of 100% of its shares...

Azur Papier boosts capacity with second TM

Tunisia’s Azur Papier has increased its tissue production capacity after starting up its second Recard-supplied tissue line. In a DT90m project, the tissue manufacturer’s general...

Andritz starts-up “world’s first fossil-free biomethanol plant” at Södra

Andritz has recently started up the world’s first biomethanol plant using its self-developed A-Recovery+ concept at the Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in south eastern Sweden.

Picknik Marketing Pty boosts high-quality tissue capacity with start-up

South Africa’s Picknik Marketing Pty has started up a Toscotec-supplied MODULO-PLUS tissue machine at its Johannesburg mill. The new line produced high...

Tissue World Miami reschedules for November 2020

Informa Markets has announced that Tissue World Miami will now be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center on 11–13 November 2020. We would like to...

Tissue industry braces for further impact; consequences for the market are two-fold

The world’s tissue industry is bracing itself for further substantial production increases following the world-wide outbreak of Covid-19. Mills globally are mobilising to meet the sudden...

Tissue World Miami: the safety of our industry must come first

Tissue World Miami will be back. We intend to reschedule our major US tradeshow for later in the year – dates to be announced as soon as possible.

Toscotec acquired by Voith Group; Toscotec to continue to provide its products and operate...

Italian tissue machine manufacturer Toscotec has signed an agreement for 90% of its shares to be acquired by Voith Group. Alessandro Mennucci, chief executive of Toscotec, will retain a...

Arkhbum Tissue Group boosts capacity

Russia’s Arkhbum Tissue Group has started up its PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine in Vorsino. Supplied by Andritz, the TM has a design speed of 2,100m/min and a...

Clearwater Paper reports “strong sales quarter for tissue” in results

Clearwater Paper Corporation has reported net sales of $436m for the fourth quarter of 2019, up from $429m reported at the same period in 2018. Net income for...

Lucart increases capacity with rebuilds

Italy’s Lucart has completed two dry section rebuilds at its Lucart Diecimo tissue mill. Supplied by Toscotec, the project took place between July 2019 to February...

Andritz launches PrimeLineVRT – Vertical CrescentFormer

Andritz has officially launched its latest tissue machine, the PrimeLineVRT – Vertical Crescent Former – for the production of dry crepe tissue. It features...

Cascades reports “historic results” which affirm solid growth progress

Cascades has reported solid results for the fourth quarter and full year 2019. Sales for the fourth quarter were C$1,227m, up 3% compared to C$1,196m reported in...