Lucart boosts packaging and converting capacity with Körber investments

Lucart has invested in eight Körber-supplied Casmatic CMB270 packaging lines and a Perini MyLine converting line.   The packaging lines will increase production of the Italian company’s primary and secondary...

GrandBay Group boosts capacity in Guatemala

GrandBay Group has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2L tissue line to be installed at its subsidiary Papelera Internacional’s plant in Rio Hondo Zacapa, Guatemala.   Start-up of PM7 is scheduled for...

Essity reports strong sales growth in Q2; net sales decline 9.1%...

Essity has said “more favourable market conditions” resulted in strong sales growth in its second quarter results.  Organic net...

Eczacibasi boosts global capacity with investment

Turkey’s Eczacibasi Consumer Products has invested in a Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS tissue line to be supplied at its Manisa plant.   The scope...

GP confirms plans for northeast Wisconsin hub

Georgia-Pacific (GP) has confirmed it plans to open a warehouse and distribution centre in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area.   

K-C reports Q2 net profit drop of 41%; Consumer Tissue sales...

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) has said “pandemic-driven volatility” resulted in a 41% drop in its Q2 net profit, down from $681m a year earlier to $404m.  

Berli Jucker boosts capacity with rewinder start-up

Thailand’s Berli Jucker Cellox Co. has started-up an A.Celli-supplied E-WIND T100 rewinder at its Prachinburi plant.

Syassky expands into Fold sector with investment

Russia’s Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill has diversified its product offering into the interfolded products market after investing in a Korber-supplied MTC ITF automatic towel interfolding line.

Northwood responds to increased AfH and consumer demand with investment

UK-based Northwood Hygiene Products has boosted its AfH product offering with a multi-million-pound investment in a Gambini-supplied converting line and an additional 14,500m2 DC warehouse.

Solenis acquired for $5.25bn by Platinum Equity

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has sold its speciality chemicals business Solenis to USA-based private equity company Platinum Equity.

Mirae Paper boosts high-quality capacity with Steel Yankee

South Korea’s Mirae Paper has invested in a Toscotec-supplied TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to be delivered to its Jeonju paper mill.

Tissue World Düsseldorf rescheduled for Spring 2023; all eyes on Tissue...

Event organiser Informa Markets has announced that its September 2021 Tissue World Düsseldorf trade show and conference will now take place in the Spring of 2023.

Essity announces €4m investment in Nokia site following PM 7 closure

Essity has announced a €4m investment at its Finnish-based Nokia plant following the closure of PM 7. The company...

JCS Kochavinska Paper Factory doubles capacity with investment

Ukraine-based JCS Kochavinska Paper Factory has diversified into virgin tissue paper production after investing €4m in a Maflex-supplied Hermes line.

Saudi Paper Group boosts premium capacity

Saudi Paper Group (SPG) has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.2S tissue line at its Dammam paper mill in Saudi Arabia.

STAX responds to customer demand with DIVERSA launch

STAX Technologies has launched its latest machinery innovation DIVERSA, a high-speed bundler and completely distinctive case packer in one machine.

Kruger Products invests $25m in AI at Sherbrooke plant

Canada’s Kruger Products has announced a $25m artificial intelligence (AI) project will be installed at its Sherbrooke tissue plant.

WHEN THE COVID-19 CRISIS BROKE WE WERE ALREADY GEARED UP TO...

Sopanusa Tissue & Packaging Saranasukes and Sun Paper Source’s state-of-readiness was due to a dynamic business strategy which today sees it trading in...

Covid-19: A catalyst for digitalisation

The impact of Covid-19 on market outlooks, company performance and digitalisation. Ralf Möbus, Senior Executive at StepChange Consulting, reports for TWM.

The return of a much-needed tourism boom is anticipated to bring...

The anticipated rise in tissue use of three years ago has been hit by three waves of the Covid-19 pandemic. TWM interviewed...

Towards – and reaching – the zero-waste horizon. A TWM report

The tissue industry has long been on a journey towards clean manufacturing. In many cases research, innovation and diversification towards that aim...

A single source provider for one interconnected network creates harmony and...

Sections of most tissue and towel packaging systems in the industry can be supplied by four or five different manufacturers. Kyle Demerath,...

INFINITY INFUSION 3.1 MODULAR MACHINE SYSTEM EXPANDS GLOBAL PRESENCE.

US and Italian company Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp. is taking its Infusion 3.1 modular capable bundler to Asia and Europe. Ryan...

The key design criteria to raise logistics reliability levels to between...

The challenge: to create a fully-automated facility producing more tissue tonnes per person and more tonnes per metre than any other same-size...

As At-Home tissue reached a decade high, AfH plummeted

The broad contrast between tissue sectors during the pandemic is well established, with AfH decline into Q1 2021 touching 20% for leading...

As a Senior Millennial I’m constantly working on reducing my carbon...

Derin Oyekan is co-founder and CMO of REEL, the US-based exclusively bamboo product tissue company. He explains how his personal preferences inspired...

The Asian century: the rise of China will pull the Asian...

China is the largest trading partner to all nations in the world’s largest free trade bloc ... The Association of Southeast Asian...

A heady combination of drivers to power further rapid volume and...

Inside the broad assessment of the region’s 11 nations, the contrast between the two tissue powerhouses of Indonesia and Vietnam is the...

A big learning curve in survival as the essential tourist tissue...

The effects of the pandemic have hit the various regions and nations of the world disproportionately. Our Regional Report from Southeast Asia...

Still evolving on multi-fronts, the region in China’s shadow is poised...

Bruce Janda, Senior consultant, Fisher International The Southeast Asia region of Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, East-Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia,...

Opportunity for suppliers to assume dual roles of project management and...

Case study: Josh Goulet, Account Manager, Edson, discusses designing and installing automation into end-of-line packaging for diaper manufacturers. A TWM report.

Monalisa boosts packaging capacity with investment

South Korea’s Monalisa has extended its range of packaging options after investing in a full packaging line supplied by Infinity Machine and...

ACE targets efficiency and safe dust removal with DM7000-TX launch

Electrostatics & Dust Removal company ACE has launched its latest series of DM7000-TX dust removal equipped with original HS-X model dedusting heads.

Zeus quadruples capacity with €15m Aldar Tissue investment

Irish-owned Zeus Packaging has announced a €15m investment in Dublin-based tissue manufacturer Aldar Tissue. Zeus acquired Aldar Tissue in...

Toscotec targets tissue market with TT NextPress launch

Toscotec has launched the new generation of its shoe press TT NextPress. Following R&D projects in cooperation with...

Buckman announces global price hikes

Buckman has announced global price increases of 5 - 20% for all product offerings. The price increases became effective...

Andritz launches two tissue machines

Andritz has introduced two high-speed tissue machines with 2,200m/min design speed for maximum capacity. The PrimeLineTM S 2200 with...

Call for Papers Deadline Extended: Tissue World Düsseldorf 2021 – Technical...

The Call for Papers is open for the Tissue World Dusseldorf 2021 Conference – the largest gathering in Europe dedicated exclusively to the tissue industry.

Elettric80 targets advanced safety standards with SmartDect launch

Elettric80 has launched SmartDect, an ultra-wideband (UWB) technology fitted onto its AGVs and LGVs which it said enhances their safety in tissue...

MG-Tec Industry boosts capacity with rewinder start-up

Romania’s MG-Tec Industry has increased its production capacity after starting up an A.Celli-supplied E-WIND T100 rewinder. Installed at its...