With a whirlwind of different factors impacting the UK’s grocer volume sales, the country’s tissue industry is in an interesting phase. The big four grocers are struggling as people are purchasing products from the discounters, bargain stores and Amazon, while brands have suffered due to retailers placing a greater emphasis on own-label products.
Simon Creasey, associate editor (features) at British business magazine The Grocer, looks at what this mean for the branded players and how they’re responding.
Country Reports: Jordan/Egypt
TWM interviews tissue mills in Jordan and Egypt – including Interstate Paper Industries and the Zeina Group’s Al Zeina tissue mill – to get the latest on a dynamic tissue market.
Egypt and Jordan – holding on to progress despite the region’s economic and political challenges.
Egypt: price sensitivity shapes consumer tissue demand.
SCA closes acquisition of Wausau Paper for USD513 million.
Kimberly-Clark to cooperate with cartel tissue investigation in Peru.
Gordon Brothers Group purchases assets formerly owned by Lincoln Paper and Tissue.
Fábricas de Papel Potosí starts-up a new tissue machine supplied by A.Celli Paper.
YFY brings first of two medium-sized tissue machines on stream in China.
Barry-Wehmiller boosts tissue presence with further acquisition.
Algeria’s Faderco starts up Valmet-supplied line.
Metsä Tissue announces business structure renewal.
China unveils 2014 closure results; 5.47 million tpy of old pulp and paper capacity scrapped.
Suzano orders two tissue paper machines for Mucuri and Imperatriz mills.
Kimberly-Clark announces year-end 2015 results.
Metalicplas boosts capacity with A.Celli Paper-supplied TM start-up.
Hayat Kimya restarts tissue PM at Yeniköy mill in Turkey after rebuild.
Gain insight into the latest pulp price trends that impact your business with our in-depth analysis.
Technical Theme: Converting
TWM asks the world’s leading converting machinery manufacturers to comment on their latest developments and customer demands in the annual converting technical theme.
Special Feature: Distribution
The latest on distribution trends from around the world.
TWM talks to WEPA about its latest two start-ups.
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