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Lucart Wins Bidding for Spain's Grupo CEL (11/29/2017)

Italy–based tissue producer Lucart plans growth in the Away from Home tissue markets in Spain and Portugal. 

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Hengan Paper Brings New Toscotec Tissue Machine Online in China (11/28/2017)

Toscotec supplied two new MODULO-PLUS ES tissue lines to the Chinese producer.

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Recard to Supply Turnkey Tissue Line to Star Paper Mill in Abu Dhabi (3/03/3017)

Recard, Italy, reports that it has completed a contract to supply a turnkey tissue production line in the United Arab Emirates. The contract was signed with Star Paper Mill Ltd. in Abu Dhabi. This will be the sixth Recard tissue machine installation in the Arabian Peninsula, following one for Emirates Paper Mills and four for Saudi Paper.

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Resolute Starts up New Tissue Machine at Calhoun (3/30/2017)

Resolute Forest Products Inc., Montreal, Que., Canada, yesterday (March 29, 2017) announced the successful startup of its new tissue machine in Calhoun, Tenn., USA. The first tissue parent roll was produced on Feb. 28, 2017.

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CEL to Close Three Tissue Plants in Spain (8/08/2017)

Company has been in financial difficulties for quite some time, and recently two major shareholders, which held a stake of 40% and 45%, respectively, reportedly withdrew their capital.

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Papelera Starts up New GapCon Tissue Machine in Argentina (3/08/2017)

At the end of February 2017, the Italian company GapCon tissue S.r.l. (since 2017 a member of the PAPCEL Group of companies) commissioned a new paper machine EconSOFT™ ERS (Energy and Resource Savings) for production of tissue paper in the paper mill Papelera Samseng S.A. in Argentina. The paper machine is operated at the company’s pilar plant in Buenos Aires. The paper machine is equipped with the unique and innovative concept of shoe press EconPRESS™ NexT (New Extended nip concept for Tissue).

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EuroVast Selects Toscotec for New Tissue Machine at Italian Mill (3/27/2017)

EuroVast, Italy, has chosen Toscotec, Italy, again to expand the capacity of its Cartiera della Basilica at Botticino’s plant. The new machine, a MODULO-PLUS crescent former with single press configuration, TT SYD-3200MM and TT MilltechHood, will meet Eurovast’s need for high quality tissue products, energy savings, and eco-sustainability, which were determining factors in choosing advanced Toscotec’s technology for this project.

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Sofidel Orders New A.Celli E-WIND T200 for Tissue Mill in Spain (8/14/2017)

Tissue rewinder, with a 5,600-mm format and a working speed of 1,600 m/min, will provide Sofidel the opportunity to work and handle structured webs.

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SkySoft Creping Blade with Ceramic Coating Helps Increase Tissue Productivity (3/27/2017)

Thanks to its special coating and high precision SkySoft ensures constant tissue quality through a longer service life.

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Forbes Ranks K-C No. 1 Employer in Consumer Packaged Goods Category (8/10/2017)

Kimberly-Clark also is among top 50 companies overall in nationwide employee satisfaction survey.

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Orchids Paper Relocating Headquarters to Nashville, Tenn. (3/15/2017)

Orchids Paper Products, a producer of private label tissue, announced that it is relocating its headquarters from Pryor, Okla., USA, to Brentwood, Tenn., near Nashville, creating up to 25 jobs in Williamson County.

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Irving Consumer Products to Build New Tissue Mill in Macon, Ga. (8/09/2017)

New $400 million, 75,000 metric tpy tissue production facility will add 200 new jobs to the Macon area.  

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LC Paper Launches New Biomass Boiler, Allowing Neutral CO2 Tissue (8/02/2017)

Four metric tpy boiler generates steam for tissue machine, which together with renewable energy sourcing, provides CO2-neutral production. 

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PHS Recycles Used Hygiene Products into Fuel for Power Stations (3/30/2017)

A British waste company is salvaging sanitary products from across the U.K. and Ireland to fuel power stations. The PHS Group said it will pick out items including nappies, tampons, and incontinence pads, known in the industry as absorbent hygiene products, so they can be dried and then burned. The moisture that is squeezed out of the products goes to the sewage system. The squeezed material is then compacted into bales that are burned in the power plants.

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SCA Named Green Master by Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (3/24/2017)

SCA, Philadelphia, Pa., USA, has been named a Green Master by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for the company’s efforts to be a more sustainable company. This is the first year that SCA has applied for this award, competing with 200 other businesses and coming in among the top 20%.

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Cascades Launches Fluff and Tuff Household Tissue Products (3/14/2017)

Cascades, Candiac, Que., Canada, this week announced the launch of a brand-new consumer line of tissue paper. Consisting of three varieties of toilet paper and two varieties of paper towels, these innovative products will gradually replace the current generation of their Cascades counterparts.

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K-C Launches IdeaStorm Brainstorming Tool to Help Teams Innovate (8/31/2017)

Kimberly-Clark’s IdeaStorm is a new, dynamic brainstorming tool that unlocks the power of different thinking styles.

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Jiangxi Taison to Install Valmet Process Automation, QC on Four New Tissue Machines (4/12/2017)

Valmet, Finland, will supply Valmet DNA automation systems and Valmet IQ quality control systems to Jiangxi Taison Paper's four new tissue machines, TM 7, TM 8, TM 9, and TM 10, at its greenfield mill in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China. By installing Valmet's advanced automation technology in these tissue machines, the mill will be able to optimize machine performance and end-product quality.

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Sofidel, WaterAid Announce Three-Year Partnership (4/01/2017)

The Sofidel Group, Italy, a global tissue paper manufacturer, this week announced the beginning of a three-year partnership with WaterAid, the NGO whose mission is to ensure access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene services in some of the world’s poorest communities.

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Renova Starts First Advantage NTT Tissue Machine in Europe (4/05/2017)

Portuguese tissue manufacturer Renova has produced its first jumbo roll on the first Valmet Advantage NTT tissue line in Europe. The Renova 2 mill, near Torres Novas, Portugal, will utilize the flexibility of the hybrid machine to produce both plain and textured tissue for its typical tissue products in bold colors.

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