Tissue World Magazine
Alexandra Stuthridge, Technical Business Manager, BioProducts Institute (BPI)

(News from RISI) Italy’s Cartiera Lucchese Porcari tissue and packaging paper mill was hit by a fire on 11 May, destroying some 3,000 tonnes of recovered paper (RCP) in the plant’s warehouse, according to the Lucca municipality’s fire department.

Local media reported that production was stopped for a couple of hours during the blaze as a precautionary measure, but that the paper machines were not affected.

The management could not be reached for comment.