Tissue World São Paulo, Brazil, has again raised the standard for the region’s dynamic tissue industry. Trade visitors to the event, now in its third edition, were 898. A total number of 967 participants attended during the three days from October 22-24, while the show floor featured 44 international and local exhibitors at the Transamerica Expo Center. Humberto Enriquez, Kimberly-Clark Brazil’s quality, safety and environment manager, delivered the keynote address as delegates attended the Senior Management Symposium (SMS) where the speakers shared a series of presentations under the theme – “Global Impacts, Local Challenges, Latin American Prospects – unlocking opportunities for sustainable success in the region’s most dynamic tissue markets”. The topics of the SMS session included: Smart Manufacturing and other Game Changers. Is Tissue up for the Challenge? Moderator: Lairton Goulart Leonardi, managing director, Solvo Consulting, Brazil. Panellists: Luca Guidetti, general manager, Elettric80 Latin America, Brazil; Daniel Signori, technical director, Mili, Brazil; João Carlos Ronchel Soares, chief executive, IPEL – Indaial Papel, Brazil; Dineo Eduardo Silverio, president, Fabio Perini, Brazil; Emerson Armani, Automation Director, Valmet South America. Capricious Consumers and the Retail Revolution. Moderator: Felipe Quintino, chief executive, Tissueonline, Brazil. Panellists: Tatiana Thomaz, director, Shopper Centric, Brazil; Manoel Müller, managing partner, Müller Camacho Design, Brazil; Rafael Pellegrini Oliveira, research analyst, Euromonitor International, Brazil. A series of technical sessions and product presentations which featured various topics key to the industry. The free-toattend technical solutions and product presentations were also held on day two and three. And again pushing the boundaries, for the first time two Happy Hours sessions were also held to facilitate networking and business discussion opportunities for all participants. Below TWM summarises a few of the key talks.
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