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Infinity launches casepacker with 25% – 50% speed increase

Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp. has responded to customer demand with the launch of its Dual Rotating Cassette C15, a casepacker module designed for higher speed industrial and facial tissue lines. The concept was designed with the goal of increasing the speed at which the product can be loaded into the box. The packaging machinery supplier said...

Slovak Hygienic Paper Group boosts capacity at Paloma site

Slovenia’s Slovak Hygienic Paper Group (SHP Group) has invested in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-2.0L tissue line. Delivery to its Paloma mill in Sladki Vrh is scheduled for March 2020 and start-up for June 2020. The turnkey supply includes one AHEAD-2.0L tissue machine, equipped with a second generation Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD, Toscotec’s shoe press...

Essity reports half-year results

Essity has reported a year-on-year net sales increase of 8.6% to SEK 62,724m in its half-year report and said new innovation launches have strengthened its customer and consumer offering. Compared to the same period a year ago, emerging markets accounted for 37% of net sales and saw an organic net sales increase of 9.6%. Operating profit before EBITA...

APP invests in 18 TMs; all machines to produce tissue from 11.5gsm – 22.0gsm

Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP) has boosted its capacity in China after investing in 18 Intelli-Tissue EcoEc 1600 Premium machines. Supplied by PMP, the 18 complete tissue machines will be installed at the company’s new mill in Rudong Jiangsu. All the machines will be designed and manufactured with the same concept to produce tissue from 11.5gsm up to...

Sustainable Product Sales Growing Three Times Faster Than Consumer-packaged Goods Market as a Whole

As awareness of the climate crisis increases across the world – especially among millennials – environmentally-friendly production and delivery expected to grow to $140.5bn market by 2023. Report by Richard Cho, global marketing director, Solenis. By Richard Cho Global marketing director, Solenis For today’s consumers, purchase decisions reflect...

Kemira KemView™ Gen II Sheet Structure Analyser for tissue

By Kemira’s Clay Campbell, global business development, senior mgr. Kemira, and Lucyna Pawlowska, tissue process application specialist, Kemira Clay Campbell Senior manager, Global business development A great deal of information can be ascertained through in-depth diagnostics of the structure of the parent roll and/or converted finished sheet. Some of...

The right chemistry to lower your pulp costs

By Mark Christopher, global market development manager – Tissue, Buckman, Daniel Glover, innovation director – Pulp & Paper, Buckman Daniel Glover Innovation director – Pulp & Paper, Buckman Mark Christopher Global market development manager – Tissue, Buckman Current Market DriversWhen it comes to cost drivers in the manufacture of...

TWM goes to Poland to see what a tissue boom looks like

Helen Morris Senior Editor, Tissue World Magazine Outside of China – and the China of a few years ago, as this edition’s Exitissues suggests – it is rare to come across growth and consumption figures like these. Poland is seeing a rise in salaries – the description used by one of our contributors is an unequivocal “fast” – so shoppers have...

Chinese consumption growth down from recent high of 10% to a 4.8% forecast

Tissue’s strong upswing was broken in 2018. Much now depends on the economy and consumer expenditures recovering from external and internal pressures. Report by Esko Uutela, principal, tissue, Fastmarkets RISI. Esko Uutela, principal, tissue, Fastmarkets RISI. For years, the Chinese tissue market has been in a very strong upswing, with new peaks in...

Growth in Tissue Industry’s Share of BCP Likely to Continue

Rapid changes in supply and pricing in the pulp market presents major challenges for both suppliers and buyers. The need for price hedging tools is likely to increase. Report by Pierre Bach, Hawkins Wright research manager. Pierre Bach Research manager, Hawkins Wright More than 37% of all bleached chemical market pulp shipments went to the tissue...

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