Toscotec and tissue industry leaders join forces at TAPPI to set guidelines for steel Yankee dryers
CPS Open House: an international success
The Italian company opened its doors to buyers and clients in a 10 days-event at the start of Summer.
Navigator Group restructures forestry investment project in Mozambique
Portuguese group The Navigator Company will reformulate its investment project in Mozambique, which will be conducted in two phases.
Two Sides releases new “Print and Paper Myths and Facts” booklet for North America
Version 4 of the new booklet includes six myths and facts covering key sustainability topics about print and paper.
Latest market data demonstrates strong performance for the European pulp and paper industry in 2017
CEPI, the European association representing the pulp and paper industry, released its annual market and industry review for 2017 which confirms, despite a challenging global environment, the strong performance of industry in Europe.
Toscotec’s MODULO-PLUS fired up at Celupaper S.A., Argentina
Celupaper S.A. successfully started up PM4, a new MODULO-PLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec, at its Papelera Nicaragua mill, Argentina.
ANDRITZ acquires Diatec, Italy
Paperboard is replacing plastic to reduce climate impact
A number of global companies have replaced or are doing trials to replace the material in their gift cards – from plastic to paperboard. Sweden’s largest cinema chain, SF Bio, has taken the plunge and is now replacing all its cards.
Societal impacts have a visible role in UPM’s EMAS reporting
UPM has published the EMAS (EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) statements of its pulp and paper mills.
Two new Toscotec’s PRODERGY tissue machines start up at APP OKI mill, Indonesia
A.Celli Rebuilding: a new off-line shaft puller and new set of expandable spools for KC Malaysia
Kimberly-Clark reports progress to Sustainability 2022 Goals
Kimberly-Clark Corporation today reported its progress toward achieving its Sustainability 2022 strategy to create social, environmental and business value.
Sofidel presented the most recent group’s investment in the USA
The speech has taken place before a wide public composed by institutions and international economic players.
A.Celli Paper and Blue Tissue team up to design a turnkey tissue plant
The Blue Tissue Sapi de C.V., has chosen the technology of A.Celli Paper to fulfil the order of a complete turnkey tissue plant.
Lenzing and Duratex plan to build 450,000 t dissolving wood pulp plant in Brazil
Glatfelter to acquire Georgia-Pacific’s European nonwovens business for $185 Million
ANDRITZ achieves remarkable results for premium tissue at its PrimeLineTIAC
The ANDRITZ PrimeLine Tissue Innovation and Application Center (PrimeLineTIAC) in Graz, Austria, has developed very successfully since its official launch in March 2018.
Sustainability fundamental for Sofidel in value creation process
The amount of water used in the production of paper falls well below industry benchmark.
ANDRITZ acquires Novimpianti, Italy
ANDRITZ has signed a contract for the acquisition of Novimpianti Drying Technology S.r.l., a company based in Lucca, Italy. Novimpianti has approximately 40 employees and generates annual sales of approximately 10 million euros.
St1 and SCA form partnership to produce renewable fuels
The energy company St1 and the forest products company SCA have formed a partnership to develop large-scale production of renewable fuels from tall oil. The planned production site will be St1's refinery in Gothenburg.
ANDRITZ to supply a tissue machine to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Russia
ANDRITZ has received an order from Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC to supply a tissue machine PrimeLineTM W6-XT, including stock preparation, automation, and electrification, for its mill in Vorsino (Kaluga region), Russia, for the production of high-quality facial, toilet, napkin, and kitchen towel grades made of 100% virgin pulp.
Startup of a turnkey plant for Alex Converta in Egypt
Successful startup on 2 June 2018 of the turnkey plant manufactured by Recard for Alex Converta’s Alexandria mill in Egypt.
Abris finalizes the acquisition of Velvet CARE
Nippon Paper Industries to shutdown 531,000 tonnes of production capacity
Nippon Paper Industries has announced that the Company resolved to reorganize the production structure for its paper business.
Rebranding at SAUERESSIG. Surfaces division becomes SAUERESSIG UNGRICHT
SAUERESSIG combines all Surfaces activities under the brand SAUERESSIG UNGRICHT with immediate effect.
Two Toscotec’s TT SYD start up at Bataan 2020, Inc. in the Philippines
The scope of supply also includes erection supervision, commissioning and start-up assistance, as well as onsite training programs on operation and maintenance.
Valmet and Georgia-Pacific enter agreement on eTAD Technology
Valmet, Fabio Perini, Elettric80: Smart Factory launch
During Valmet Tissue Making Days 2018, Valmet, Fabio Perini and Elettric80 disclosed new digital solutions to implement the “ideal smart factory” resulting from the cooperation of three market leading companies.
Read the May 2018 issue of TissueMAG online! 212 pages dedicated to tissue paper technology!
C.A.RE. Lab opens in Lucca just outside the City Walls
Sixteen TT SYD are being manufactured at Toscotec’s Massa Technology Lab.
Since its inauguration in 2016, this fully integrated plant has been operating at full capacity, implementing the entire production cycle of Toscotec’s TT SYD, from metalworking, precision mechanical machining to thermal treatment and surface metallization, up to non-destructive tests and certifications.
Augusta’s Georgia-Pacific tissue mill to close
The Georgia-Pacific tissue mill on Cookie Road has ceased its tissue production and will permanently close in the coming weeks. The mill was acquired by Georgia-Pacific from SPG in 2014.
BASF and Solenis to join forces by combining paper and water chemicals businesses
BASF and Solenis have signed an agreement to join forces by combining BASF’s paper wet-end and water chemicals business with Solenis.
Toscotec’s TT SYD-16FT is running efficiently at Cartiera di Pietramelara mill
The second generation TT SYD-16FT replaced a cast iron Yankee and it was started up on schedule in mid-January 2018. The scope of supply also included the complete Yankee steam and condensate system.
Twinsaver Group fires up Toscotec’s AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine at Kliprivier mill
PM5 project is a turnkey supply by Toscotec, which includes the stock preparation system, the AHEAD-2.0S tissue line, the electrification and control systems, the complete plant engineering, erection, and supervision for erection, commissioning, training and start-up.
The IMA Group invests in the sector of machines for Packaging Tissue
IMA: agreement signed for the acquisition of a 82,5% stake in Tissue Machinery Company Spa (TMC).
Chinese tissue paper giant became a shareholder – Finnpulp starts basic engineering of the bioproduct mill
APP successfully starts up Toscotec’s Prodergy tissue machine at its Perawang mill
Toscotec’s new Prodergy tissue machine fires up at APP Group’s Perawang mill, in Indonesia. This start-up is part of a major APP order of Toscotec’s Prodergy machines, to be installed at APP Indonesian paper mills.
Velvet CARE starts up new Tissue Machine at its Klucze mill
In early March, a new tissue machine was started at Velvet Care’s Llucze mill in Poland.
Improved profitability for many market pulp manufacturers worldwide
Pulp manufacturers in many countries have seen their wood fiber costs go up during 2017. In the 4Q/17, both the global softwood and hardwood fiber price indices reached their highest levels in over a year, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly.
Sofidel for Natural Capital Safeguard with a debate in collaboration with WWF
The event has been held in the Multifunctional Room of Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli’s headquarters in Milan.
Voith and SEPAC: successful partners in yet another tissue machine start-up in Brazil
Voith Paper completed the successful start-up of the TM 6 XcelLine machine at SEPAC, a company headquartered in the Brazilian state of Paraná that is among the country’s five largest manufacturers of tissue paper for sanitary purpose.
Klippans Bruk AB chooses Recard for its facilities in Sweden
Recard will supply the new 30,000-tpy tissue machine to the historic company Klippans Bruk AB for its Klippan facilities in Sweden.
ANDRITZ launches the world’s most modern research center for tissue
ANDRITZ has officially launched the world’s most modern research center for tissue, the PrimeLineTIAC Tissue Innovation and Application Center, in Graz, Austria.
Fabio Perini launches MYPERINI in Latin America
Complete turnkey tissue converting and packaging lines at competitive price and faster delivery times.
Brazil’s largest pulp producers Fibria and Suzano to merge
Brazil’s two largest pulp producers, Fibria and Suzano, are to merge to create the world’s largest producer of the raw material for paper production.
A new strategic greenfield investment in Oklahoma for Sofidel group
The Sofidel Group, one of the global leaders in tissue paper production for sanitary and household uses, strengthens its position in the US by announcing a new investment.
Fabio Perini, tissue production process more interconneted with Digital Tissue™
Industry 4.0 is expected to accelerate over the next 2-3 years transforming manufacturing processes on the way. It will make supply chains and production processes more interconnected, efficient and flexible, allowing for mass-customisation and virtual production.