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

(News from RISI) Syktyvkar Tissue Group (STG) has started up a new 114tpd tissue machine at its brownfield Semibratovo plant in the Yaroslavl region in northwestern Russia.

The 2.7m wide PM makes tissue from recovered fibre, which is converted into away-from-home (AfH) tissue products on the facility’s three converting lines. While Semibratovo mostly focuses on the AfH tissue segment, some of the PM’s output will also be used to make toilet paper, napkins and towels for the at-home use, STG said.

STG, which is one of the largest tissue producers in Russia, also operates a mill in Syktyvkar in the Republic of Komi, which produces some 50,000tpy of tissue on two paper machines.