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Tissue World São Paulo attracts record attendance from 46 countries!

Tissue World São Paulo, Brazil, has again raised the standard for the region’s dynamic tissue industry.

Trade visitors to the event, the only dedicated tissue conference and tradeshow in South America and now in its third edition, increased by 25% to 1,042.

A total number of 1,193 participants attended during the three days from October 22-24.

The show floor, featuring 44 international and local exhibitors covered 789 space at the Transamerica Expo Center.

Humberto Enriquez, Kimberly-Clark Brazil’s quality, safety and environment manager, delivered the keynote address as delegates attended the Senior Management Symposium (SMS) where the speakers shared a series of presentations under the theme – “Global Impacts, Local Challenges, Latin American Prospects – unlocking opportunities for sustainable success in the region’s most dynamic tissue markets”.

The topics of the SMS session included:

  • Smart Manufacturing and other Game Changers. Is Tissue up for the Challenge? Moderator: Lairton Goulart Leonardi, managing director, Solvo Consulting, Brazil. Panellists: Luca Guidetti, general manager, Elettric80 Latin America, Brazil; Daniel Signori, technical director, Mili, Brazil; João Carlos Ronchel Soares, chief executive, IPEL – Indaial Papel, Brazil; Dineo Eduardo Silverio, president, Fabio Perini, Brazil; Emerson Armani, Automation Director, Valmet South America.
  • Capricious Consumers and the Retail Revolution. Moderator: Felipe Quintino, chief executive, Tissueonline, Brazil. Panellists: Tatiana Thomaz, director, Shopper Centric, Brazil; Manoel Müller, managing partner, Müller Camacho Design, Brazil; Rafael Pellegrini Oliveira, research analyst, Euromonitor International, Brazil.

A series of technical sessions and product presentations which featured various topics key to the industry.

The free-to-attend technical solutions and product presentations were also held on day two and three.

And again pushing the boundaries, for the first time two Happy Hours sessions were also held to facilitate networking and business discussion opportunities for all participants.

Tissue World magazine will feature a detailed summary of the key issues to emerge in the January/February issue.