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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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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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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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The countdown to Tissue World São Paulo has begun!

The Latin American tissue industry is gearing up to attend Tissue World São Paulo - the only key meeting point for the region’s growing and dynamic tissue market. Whether on the show...
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Suzano to sell converted tissue products; investment in tissue increases to $176.1m

(News from RISI) - Brazilian pulp and paper producer Suzano is to acquire converting equipment that will enable it to sell finished products in the tissue segment. The company is currently installing...
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Grupo Corporativo Papelera boosts capacity with tissue investment

Grupo Corporativo Papelera has invested in a tissue machine for its Mexico-based site. Supplied by A.Celli, the line will add an additional 34,000 tonnes to the company’s annual production. The machine is 2.6m...
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Carta Fabril to install “world’s largest Steel Yankee” for tissue

Carta Fabril is to boost its capacity after it signed for a PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with Steel Yankee and steam-heated hood. The line is scheduled to start up at the company’s...
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Little Rapids Corporation boosts capacity

Little Rapids Corporation has signed a contract with Voith Paper Brazil to purchase a new tissue paper machine. The new machine will replace the existing PM3, located in Shawano Wisconsin (USA). It will...
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CMPC’s market pulp sales in 2Q16 boom 56% year-over-year; net revenues 0.5% up to...

(News from RISI) - Chilean pulp and paper producer CMPC released its second quarter results showing consolidated sales of $1.1 billion, 0.5% higher than a year ago. Pulp sales volume rose 56%...
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Celupaper increases capacity with start-up

Argentina’s Celupaper has boosted its capacity with the start up of its Toscotec-supplied PM3. The new line is installed at Papelera Nicaragua mill, Argentina, and its start-up follows the rebuilding of PM2,...
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K-C announces shutdown in Venezuela following country’s deepening economic chaos

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has indefinitely suspended operations in Venezuela after it said it was “impossible” to manufacture there due to the country’s economic crisis. The tissue giant said the move was in response...
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Papel San Francisco to boost capacity with second PM

Mexico’s Papel San Francisco has signed up Valmet to supply a repeat order for an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue production line. It will be installed at the company's mill in Mexicali and...
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SCA’s Productos Familia guilty in anti-trust inquiry

Productos Familia has been found guilty in an anti-trust inquiry related to tissue products conducted by the Colombian competition authority. The inquiry targeted Familia and four other companies in the Colombian market...
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Forestal y Papelera Concepcion starts up new line

Chile’s Forestal y Papelera Concepcion (FPC) has successfully boosted its capacity with the start up of a new Advantage NTT tissue line. The new line fulfils FPC's target of producing 100% textured...
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Eliodoro Matte leaves CMPC; company hires Luis Felipe Gazitúa as new president

(News from RISI) - Chilean pulp and paper producer CMPC’s president Eliodoro Matte has decided to leave the company for personal reasons and will be substituted by Luis Felipe Gazitúa. Matte has...
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Suzano orders two tissue paper machines for Mucuri and Imperatriz mills

(News from RISI) - Suzano Pulp and Paper has signed a $58 million order for two tissue paper machines (PM) to be installed at the company’s Mucuri and Imperatriz mills in...
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Fábricas de Papel Potosí boosts production

Mexico’s Fábricas de Papel Potosí has started-up a new tissue machine supplied by A.Celli Paper. The machine has a 2,850mm web width, a working speed of 1,500m/min and a production capacity of...
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Potosí’s new 25,000tpy tissue PM begins production in Mexico; PM2 stops

(News from RISI) - Mexican Fábricas de Papel Potosí has started up a new 25,000tpy tissue paper machine at its mill located in San Luis Potosí, north-central Mexico. The equipment was supplied...
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Santher’s 3Q profits decline; company implements extra price adjustments

(News from RISI) Brazilian tissue producer Santher reported net revenues at Real 340.4 million in the third quarter of 2015, an increase of 0.9% over July-September 2014. Net loss for the period...
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CMPC to participate in mediation involving tissue cartel case in Chile

(News from RISI) - Empresas CMPC has agreed to join a mediation proposed by the Chilean Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Servicio Nacional del Consumidor – SERNAC) in order to compensate consumers...

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