ENVIRONMENT FIRST: “WE ARE IN AN AWAKENING IN TERMS OF...

TWM first met Joan Vila – chief executive, L.C. Paper – at the company’s Besalú, Girona-based site in 2013. As 2019 draws to...

SPAIN’S TISSUE BUSINESS WEATHERS ECONOMIC CHALLENGES BUT FACES HEADWINDS FROM DECLINING...

Bruce Janda, Senior consultant, Fisher International Spain's tissue business has been shaped by the economic challenges the country...

SPAIN: IS THE GREEN REVOLUTION READY TO TAKE OFF?

Visiting mills for our Country Report brings home a real appreciation that Spain’s tissue industry is on the brink of a new...

Suzano boosts presence in Brazil

Suzano is to invest R$933.4m in three projects in Espírito Santo state, including a R$130m tissue paper converting unit.

Valmet and Fabio Perini team up in Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership

Valmet and Fabio Perini have established an Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership to provide digital solutions for tissue production and converting.   The...

Alas Doradas boosts high-quality tissue production

El Salvador’s Alas Doradas has invested in a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT100HS tissue production line, adding 35,000tpy to the site’s production.  The order includes...

Metsä Tissue invests €10m in Raubach mill

Metsä Tissue is to boost its professional tissue papers production after announcing plans to invest €10m in a production line at its Raubach mill, Germany.   The new MF4 production...

Toscotec acquired by Voith Group

Toscotec has signed an agreement for 90% of its shares to be acquired by Voith Group.   Alessandro Mennucci, chief executive of Toscotec, will retain a...

200 exhibiting companies, 70 countries … the countdown to TW Miami...

Tissue World is preparing to welcome the tissue industry’s key personnel to its world-leading exhibition and conference on Miami beach, as Kimberly-Clark (K-C) North America’s Group President Kim Underhill is confirmed as keynote speaker. 

LUCART GROUP: THE ITALIAN PLAYER AIMING TO BRING SUSTAINABILITY TO...

Spanish subsidiary Lucart Tissue & Soap is starting to see a more seriously approach to the issue of sustainability in the Spanish market...

WEPA boosts capacity with rebuilds; Leuna mill investment latest

German tissue manufacturer WEPA has invested in a total of seven Toscotec-supplied custom-made hood and air system rebuilds on a turnkey basis.

Voith to be carbon neutral worldwide from 2022

Voith has announced that from 2022 onwards, none of its locations globally will leave a carbon footprint. With a...

Gambini delivers TouchMax.Air to Byness Company

Gambini has announced the installation of the new embosser-laminator TouchMax.Air at Italian-based company Byness, after it wanted to improve and differentiate its...

APP invests in four new tissue lines

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has invested in four PMP Intelli-Tissue EcoEc Premium machines for its Oki mill in Indonesia.

Hubei Zhencheng announces tissue expansion; 10 TMs ordered in first phase

China’s Hubei Zhencheng Paper has revealed plans to increase its tissue capacity at its existing mill in Qingji industrial park, Hubei province.

Irving boosts ultra-premium capacity with TAD investment

Irving Consumer Products has invested in a Valmet-supplied Advantage ThruAir tissue production line. The machine is planned to start-up...

GLOBAL AVERAGE PER CAPITA TISSUE CONSUMPTION STANDS AT ABOVE 5KG –...

Esko Uutela, Principal, tissue, Fastmarket RISI While the US – currently 25kg per person – is likely to...

JAPAN – Marutomi boosts capacity with first of two start-ups; second...

Marutomi has started-up a MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machine supplied by Toscotec at its paper mill in Fuji city, Shizuoka.

MEXICO – Blue Tissue boosts capacity with TM start-up

Blue Tissue has increased its production capacity after starting up an iDEAL Master Tissue Machine. Supplied by A.Celli, the...

Navigator aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035

The Navigator Company has announced a €158m investment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035 by giving all of its industrial complexes a...