CMPC starts process for 2.5m tpy pulp mill in Brazil

Chile’s Empresas CMPC has announced plans for a pulp mill project in Brazil that will involve a $4bn industrial unit, $420m road infrastructure work,...

Essity invests in tissue R&D centre in France

Essity is investing in a global tissue centre for research and development in Alsace, France, that it said will “re-shape” the paper-making process. Dedicated to...

Africaine Paper Mills to increase presence in MENA with investment

Algerian tissue manufacturer Africaine Paper Mills (APM) is to boost its production capacity across the MENA tissue market after investing in a Toscotec-supplied rewinder...

Cascades reports favourable sales mix in Tissue segment’s Q1 results

Cascades has said its Tissue Papers division “executed well” in its latest results, with increased average selling prices for the division despite a context...

Suzano denies reports of acquisition of International Paper

Brazilian pulp and paper company Suzano has confirmed that there is no formal document or decision regarding media reports of its potential acquisition of...

Tissue World Istanbul returns as premier tissue industry event for Türkiye...

Tissue World has confirmed that its conference and tradeshow in Istanbul - at the heart of the dynamic Türkiye, Middle East, Eastern Europe, North...

Tissue World Istanbul Returns as Premier Tissue Industry Event for Türkiye...

Tissue World Istanbul, the leading exhibition for the tissue industry in Türkiye, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, is set to return...

K-C delivers “solid start” to the year in latest results

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has reported net sales of $5.1bn in its latest results, which it said were driven by its “powerhouse pipeline of innovation”. First quarter...

Essity “in better shape than ever” in latest results

Essity has reported “high profitability and strong cash flow” in its Q1 results, as all three business areas increase their margins. Net sales decreased year-on-year...

P&G announces “solid sales and strong earnings growth” in latest results

Procter & Gamble (P&G) has reported net sales of $20.2bn up 1% year-on-year in its Q3 fiscal year 2024 results, as it reports “strong...

C.Y.P. Del R boosts capacity with TM start-up

Colombian tissue manufacturer C.Y.P. Del R. has started up a Toscotec-supplied complete AHEAD 1.8 tissue line at its mill in Risaralda. According to the supplier,...

Combustion System Upgrade on PM2 TAD machine at Essity

Sweden’s Essity has invested in an Andritz-supplied combustion system upgrade on its PM2 TAD machine at its plant in Prudhoe Mill, England. The completed upgrade...

Navigator increases tissue prices by 8 to 10%

The Navigator Company has announced tissue price hikes of 8 to 10% in all markets, effective for all dispatches from May 2024 onwards. The company...

Suzano announces May pulp price hikes

Suzano has announced price increases for eucalyptus pulp orders in May. In Asia, prices will increase by $30 per ton. In Europe, prices will increase by...

Sipat optimises operations to meet growth target with ABB investment

Morocco’s Societé Industrielle Des Papiers Tissues (Sipat) has invested in two ABB-supplied advanced Quality Control System (QCS) to be installed at the company’s Meknes-based...

OPERATIONS REPORT: A Southeast Asian “premier titan” embarks on visionary expansion

In March, Indonesia’s Sun Paper Source announced it had invested in four tissue machines at its plant in Ngoro, Mojokerto, boosting production capacity to...

MARKETISSUES – TISSUE WORLD MIAMI 2024: The global tissue industry steps...

Event organiser Informa Connect has hailed the impressive success of Tissue World Miami 2024 after recording visitor growth up 61% compared with 2022’s exhibition. North...

FRONTISSUES: The results are in, and the post-Covid surge gathers pace

You will quickly pick up the mood of the industry in TWM’s pages as analysts and executives across global tissue look back on fiscal...

FOCUS ON – GLOBAL TISSUE: Outlook for global consumer tissue and...

2023 was a year of demand recovery in consumer tissue. However, elevated inflation has led to diverging performance in value and volume sales across...

EXITISSUES: North American tissue is back on track after the pandemic...

Against a background where grocery prices have risen by 26% and consumers are spending the highest share of their income on food for 30...

PACKAGING TECHNICAL THEME: Infinity’s latest automation advance completes total modular production...

In January, Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp., headquartered in De Pere, Wisconsin, US, announced it had further expanded its roster of automated machinery to...

INDONESIA COUNTRY REPORT: Tissue export powerhouse: Indonesia retains its Southeast Asian...

Technology upgrades are seeing capacity CAGR of 11% from 2007 to 2025 … a more than five-fold increase, as exports exceed imports 166-fold. By...

INDONESIA COUNTRY REPORT: Poised to get back on its fast-growth pathway

The pandemic caused a four-year economic slowdown and hit consumer confidence – but an impressive projected five-year CAGR is now “inevitable,” says Euromonitor International...

PACKAGING TECHNICAL THEME: The bundler was standing idle … that made...

In the tissue packaging technology market Plusline wanted to set new efficiency standards. Business Development Director Matteo Giardini explains how they went about it....

PACKAGING TECHNICAL THEME: Flexibility, precision, reliability and speed – overcoming the...

Edson has launched its 4000TL-Robotic Top Load Case Packer. Josh Goulet, Account Manager at Edson, outlines its qualities. A TWM report. In the fast-paced world...

Metsä Group increases Lambi production with packaging line investment

Metsä Group has boosted production of its Lambi Home Towel household towel sheets after starting up a packaging line at its Mänttä tissue mill...

Andritz acquires stake in HydrogenPro

Andritz has acquired a 13.8% stake in Norwegian tech-company HydrogenPro. The company was founded in 2013 and supplies pressurised alkaline electrolysers (AEL) for green hydrogen...

Valmet targets process automation with Valmet DNAe launch

Valmet has introduced its next-generation Distributed Control System (DCS), the Valmet DNAe, into the global tissue market. The fully web-based process control system includes a...

Xuong Giang Paper boosts capacity to 72,000tpy with TM start-up

Vietnam's Xuong Giang Paper has started up its second Andritz-supplied PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue line at its plant in Song Khê - Nội Hoàng...

GP invests $150m to grow consumer tissue business

Georgia-Pacific (GP) is to boost production in its consumer tissue business after announcing an investment of over $150m to rebuild a paper machine at...

Navigator Paper UK makes offer to acquire Accrol Group

Navigator Paper UK has launched a public all-cash firm offer for the acquisition of UK-based tissue paper converter Accrol Group Holdings. Accrol converts and supplies...

K-C unveils restructuring initiatives focused on growing brands and businesses

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (K-C) has unveiled the next phase of its growth strategy that it said will “catapult” the company into its next chapter. The next...

Northwood Tissue boosts capacity with PrimeDry Hood investment

UK-based Northwood Tissue has increased its production capacity after investing in an Andritz-supplied gas-heated PrimeDry Hood HT and air system for a tissue machine...

Hengan launches TAD products into the Chinese tissue market

China’s Hengan International Group has officially launched premium quality structured TAD tissue products into the local market, following the start-up of its Toscotec-supplied TADVISION...

Grigeo acquires GZP’s Niedomice tissue mill

Grigeo has acquired a tissue paper mill from Polish tissue paper and paperboard producer Głuchołaskie Zakłady Papiernicze (GZP). Grigeo Hygiene – which is controlled by the...

Suzano announces April price hikes

Suzano has announced a range of price increases for orders of eucalyptus pulp in April. In Asia, orders will increase by US$30 per ton. In Europe,...

Metsä launches consultation for planned UK tissue paper mill

Finland’s Metsä Group has begun a three-week public consultation regarding its plans to build a multi-million-pound landmark tissue plant in Goole, UK. The 240,000tpy tissue...

Tissue World Miami 2024: The global tissue industry steps out in...

Tissue World Miami 2024: 1,862 visitors from 86 countries attended North America’s largest tissue exhibition and conference, which was held in January on Miami Beach

Clearwater reports net income up $61.7m in 2023; boosts paperboard presence...

Clearwater Paper Corporation has said it will “explore strategic options for its tissue business”, as it rates the divisions performance improvement “outstanding” in its 2023 results.

Crown Paper boosts capacity by 70,000tpy with TM investment

Crown Paper’s Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200 TM will boost the company’s production of high-quality tissue products