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...

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...

PCMC boosts packaging offering with STAX acquisition: move marks “new era”

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has increased its offering in the tissue packaging sector after acquiring Serbian-based STAX Technologies. The move...

Futura announces partnership with Plusline which will “develop game- changer” concepts

Futura has announced a technical partnership with Plusline, a Bologna-based company offering packaging systems. Piero Ceccon, chief executive of Futura,...

Fabio Perini completes AfH packaging division with DM Pack partnership

Fabio Perini has boosted its AfH packaging business after announcing a partnership with DM Pack. DM Pack is an...

Fabio Perini targets AfH market with Proxima S6 launch

Fabio Perini has launched the Proxima S6, a rewinder the company said is designed “to guarantee excellent performances and quality for every...

Voith to acquire BTG for €319m; expands competitive position as full-line...

Voith has strengthened its position as a full-line supplier after signing an agreement with Spectris to acquire BTG. The...

Northwood Paper boosts recycled paper capacity with acquisitions in Spain and...

Northwood Paper, Tissue & Hygiene has acquired Spanish paper producer Dicepa Papelera and the converting assets of Manipa in Madrid.

Sofidel commits to eradicating disposable plastics in its workplace

Sofidel has said it will abandon its use of disposable plastic items in its workplaces. The decision included its Italian companies...

Andritz acquires Kempulp

Andritz has acquired Swedish company Kempulp, a specialist provider of process technologies for the chemical pulping industry. The company...

Recard announces management changes

Recard has announces that Mauro Michelini exited the company on 31 July. Doctor of engineering Riccardo Lorenzo Campo has joined...

CANADA – Cascades delivers “record quarterly sales”: Orchids Paper acquisition provides...

Cascades has said all segments executed well in its second quarter results, with its tissue results supported by favourable input costs and...

CANADA – Atlantic Packaging Products announces sale of assets for napkin...

Atlantic Packaging Products has announced it is selling off the site’s machinery assets. At the time of going to print, the...

ITALY – Cartiera Confalone capacity boost ‘biggest in 20 years’ in...

Cartiera Confalone: the mill is said to represent the biggest tissue investment in the south of Italy in the last twenty years.

CHINA – Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group boost capacity

Baoding Ruifeng Paper and Baosuo Enterprise Group have signed for two sets of BaoTuo-supplied tissue machines. The BaoTuo Crescent...

Aowei Paper boosts tissue production capacity

Chinese tissue manufacturer Aowei Paper has increased its tissue capacity after investing in a Baosuo Enterprise Group- supplied paper machine and converting...

INDONESIA – APP boosts capacity; contract includes the delivery of two...

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has invested in two rebuilds at its Sinar Mas mill. Supplied by PMP, the contract includes the...