Canfor announces temporary reduction in BC production

Canfor Corporation has announced a temporary reduction in production in British Columbia due to the “challenging market conditions” experienced by the business.

Essity announces new organisation and management changes

Essity has announced a new organisation and changes to the Executive Management Team in order to “strengthen its competitiveness and increase efficiency”.

Hakle files for insolvency and announces plans to restructure

Historic German tissue manufacturer Hakle has filed for self-administration insolvency proceedings after facing “copious challenges” including increased energy prices that it said...

MetsÀ Tissue announces curtailments in tissue production

MetsÀ Tissue has said the European energy crisis has forced it to make additional curtailments in tissue production. Earlier...

Essity announces price hikes in response to energy cost pressures

Essity is announcing price increases for all product categories and markets following a raft of energy price hikes for electricity and gas...

Henkel inaugurates €130m Inspiration Centre DĂŒsseldorf

Henkel has announced the inauguration of its Adhesive Technologies’ Inspiration Centre DĂŒsseldorf (ICD) in Germany.

Sierra Hygiene Products boosts capacity with rewinder investment

America’s Sierra Hygiene Products has expanded its production capabilities after investing in two paper rewinders.

First Quality sourcing carbon-free electricity for Pennsylvania sites

First Quality has entered into a three-year agreement to source carbon-free electricity for all its manufacturing facilities in Pennsylvania.

K-C announces green hydrogen project in UK

Kimberly-Clark (K-C) is to launch a breakthrough ÂŁ40m green hydrogen project at its Barrow-in-Furness plant in the UK.

Tietoevry tissue study 2022 has launched! Industry invited to participate

Finnish technology company Tietoevry has teamed up with Tissue World, Valmet, Fisher International and I-Plan to launch its Global Tissue Trends Report 2022.

WEPA boosts converting abilities in Germany with investment

The WEPA Group has increased production of its soft and absorbent paper products after investing in a Gambini-supplied converting line for its Leuna plant in Germany.

8 Reasons to Exhibit at Tissue World DĂŒsseldorf 2023

Tissue World DĂŒsseldorf is the world’s largest tissue industry event and is made up of a three-day trade show and conference. Occurring...

Infinity holds first ever Eurasia showcase

Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp. is inviting customers and other industry professionals to view its machines and services tailored to the European and Asian tissue markets first-hand.

WEPA Group announces management reshuffle

WEPA Group has announced a change in leadership with newly appointed member of the management board Menno Oosterhoff to head the company’s Consumer business unit and Andreas Krengel to head the Professional division.

An Hung Company boosts production capacity

Vietnam’s An Hung Company has signed for a turnkey project for the supply of tissue equipment from Baosuo Enterprise.

Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products boosts high-quality tissue capacity

Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products has invested in an Andritz-supplied PrimeLineCOMPACT M1600 tissue production line.

Kruger Products reports “strong quarter” of double-digit revenue growth; warns of...

Kruger Products (KPLP) has reported revenue up 17.1% year-on-year to $397.5m in Q2 2022, but warned that the speed of inflation is lowering profitability for the business.

Distribution special, E80 Group: ‘Automation today is not just essential, it’s...

Many smaller companies doubted ROI from automatic assets combined with smart software, but those days should be over, says William Nelson, President,...

ExitIssues: Review of global BCP capacity – on the brink of...

Total BCP capacity shrank by just over 0.5Mt last year – the first contraction since 2009 and only the second on record....

FrontIssues: Multiple choices can mean multiple problems, and more costs. Bring...

There is an all-out attack of the fine margins in this edition of TWM. The search for gains in already highly specialised...

MarketIssues: Operational excellence – companies must quantify, track, and improve process...

Manufacturers need to pursue innovative ways to decrease consumption and make their factories more efficient as energy and raw material prices soar....

Kimberly-Clark: Operations Report – A ‘fully reopening’ Thailand sees its tissue...

The country’s market leader Kimberly-Clark, celebrating its 150th anniversary, reflects on local shifts in shopping habits and pandemic-accelerated opportunities to pivot and...

C.A.S. Paper Operations Report: Launched in the pandemic – this new...

With most countries in the region now opening up, tissue is continuing on its growth path. Here, C.A.S. Paper Mill Co. Managing...

Distribution Special, Promotech – Edge Computing

Industrial Edge Computing is poised to lead the future of manufacturing and increase its productivity growth rate in the near future. Claudia...

Converting special: Covid changed the dynamics and balances of the markets...

TWM/1: How have 2022’s tissue & towel trends changed the direction of your company’s Research & Development (R&D) efforts?

GP breaks ground on $500m Green Bay expansion

Georgia-Pacific (GP) has officially broken ground on its $500m expansion project in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Investments include building a...

Papelera Reyes Peru boosts packaging capacity with investment

Latin America’s Papelera Reyes Peru has expanded its packaging production capabilities in response to increased export opportunity by investing in a raft...

Lucart Hygiene announces AfH funding boost

UK-based Lucart Hygiene has received a multi-million-pound funding package from Santander UK to further boost AfH production at its Malvern-based plant.

Cascades notes “positive contribution” from tissue paper sector in Q2 results

Cascades has said its Q2 tissue papers results “highlight the momentum being generated” by ongoing profitability initiatives in the sector, as it...

Resolute reports $9m tissue operating loss in Q2 results

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has said its tissue division incurred an operating loss of $9m in its second quarter results, in line...

Clearwater reports “improvements in tissue” in Q2 results

Clearwater Paper Corporation has said it delivered “a strong performance” in its Q2 results due to the continued strength in paperboard and...

Thailand tissue: realising potential in a disrupted world

In previous articles we have highlighted the driving forces behind retail tissue as a combination of factors centring on income, demography and...

Domestic consumer tissue demand is outpacing Thailand’s home production capacity  ...

With the tissue powerhouses of China and Indonesia nearby, the country needs an investment cycle to retain its competitive position after the...

From personal preference – to a tissue start-up

Ryan Fritsch co-founded the US company Cloud Paper, the 100% bamboo and plastic-free paper brand, in the spring of 2019. Here, he...

Sainsbury’s innovates own-brand toilet rolls reducing plastic by 30%

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has launched double-length toilet rolls into the UK market, a move which it said reduces plastic packaging by 30%* - equating to 84 tonnes of plastic saved.

Baosuo confirms sale to Vietnamese company

A Hanoi, Vietnam-based tissue manufacturer has officially signed a contract with Baosuo Enterprise for the supply of a turnkey tissue equipment project.

Vajda-Papír boosts capacity with turnkey start-up

Hungary’s Vajda-Papír has started up its Toscotec-supplied double-width AHEAD 2.2L tissue machine at its Dunaföldvár facility.

“Our growth strategy is working”: K-C reports strong organic sales

Kimberly-Clark Corporation has reported a year-on-year net sales increase of 7% to $5.1bn in its second quarter 2022 results.

Essity net sales increase 27.8% in half-year report; plans further price...

Essity has reported “record growth and higher sequential profit” in its half-year results.

Essity launches its first straw toilet paper product into German market

Essity has launched its first toilet paper product - Zewa - using straw into the German marketplace.