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.
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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.
TMC and VTP join forces in North America. A partnership ready to meet global market demands
Metsä Tissue invests Euro 10 million in new converting line at its mill in Slovakia
Metsä Tissue is acquiring a new tissue product converting line to its Žilina mill in Slovakia.
Suzano completes acquisition of Facepa in Brazil
Suzano Pulp and Paper finalized the acquisition of Facepa (Fábrica de Papel da Amazônia S.A.), a company that operates mills in Belém, Pará and in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.
After the fire, the Essel plant in Turkey returns to normal operation. Recard restarts PM2 in record time
A race against time: this is what Recard faced in order to promptly get the Essel plant in Turkey up and running again following a fire that destroyed the facility on 10 June 2017.
Essity restructures in Chile
A.Celli rebuilding: a new slitting section for KC Malaysia
Abris acquires Velvet CARE, the leader in Tissue products in Poland
The transaction remains subject to the standard approval procedure of Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK).
Seventh Valmet supplied tissue line successfully started up at Hengan’s mill in China
Essity to strengthen the Professional Hygiene business in Europe
To further strengthen the competitiveness of the Professional Hygiene business in Europe, Essity has decided to invest in creating a center for napkin production in the existing production facility in Altopascio, Italy.
OMET to announce joint venture with OT Lucca
The joint venture between OMET and OT Lucca aims at amplifying the product range with new converting lines branded OMET.
European forest fibre and paper industry sets out an innovative, low-emission future for its transport and logistics
In February 2018, the European forest fibre and paper industry presented its 2050 vision to decarbonise its transport and logistics and contribute to the EU’s debate on low-carbon mobility.
Metsä Tissue moved to bio energy in heat generation in Sweden
Metsä Tissue has invested during the past five years approximately Euro 30 million into sustainable heat generation in its Swedish tissue mills.
ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with the world’s largest steel Yankee dryer in Brazil
The right pulping technology for any raw material by Voith
The route to efficient papermaking is through stock preparation. By optimally matching the technology to the raw material it is possible tosave energy, reduce fiber losses and cut downtimes.
Kimberly-Clark to close its paper-products plant in Fullerton
Fourth machine supplied by Recard to the Serbian company Drenik
The bond that unites Recard and Drenik ND d.o.o. becomes even stronger. The company has once again chosen to entrust Recard with the second machine destined for its paper mill in Hungary, purchased a few years ago.
ANDRITZ to modernize DIP line at Metsä Tissue, Finland
ANDRITZ has received an order from Metsä Tissue to modernize and upgrade the existing DIP line at the Metsä Tissue mill in Mänttä, Finland.