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UNICEF Honors Kimberly-Clark with 2018 Children First Award (3/05/2018)

Award recognizes K-C's long-time partnership with UNICEF to improve the lives of children around the world. Through its Toilets Change Lives program, K-C is teaming with UNICEF to help communities in Angola to build their own clean, safe toilets. Since its inception, the program has given more than 240,000 Angolans access to basic sanitation facilities.

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PMP Starts up New Tissue Mill for Universal Paper Manufacturers, South Africa (2/28/2017)

In December 2014, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer), Jelenia Góra, Poland, signed a contract with Universal Paper Manufacturers (UPM), part of the Universal Paper group, for a turn-key, green field tissue mill based on the Intelli-Tissue® Advanced 1600 tissue making line. PMP this week announced that on Feb. 19, 2017, at 11:20 a.m. local time, TM 5 successfully started up at UPM’s Ga-Rankuwa mill in South Africa.

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Alas Dorada Contracts Valmet to Rebuild Tissue Machine in El Salvador (6/06/2017)

Rebuild will raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage.

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Suzano Becomes Brazil’s Third Largest Sanitary Paper Producer (3/06/2018)

After completing the acquisition of Facepa this week, Suzano’s annual installed capacity of its four mills is some 170,000 metric tons of sanitary paper.

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Sofidel Expanding in U.S. with New, Integrated Tissue Mill in Oklahoma (3/19/2018)

New $360 million mill (two tissue machines and a converting plant) in Inola will have an output of 120,000 metric tpy of toilet tissue and towels. Startup is scheduled for 2020.

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A.Celli Rebuilds Slitting Section for KC Malaysia Tissue Machine (3/07/2018)

A.Celli combined a winder from the 1980s with a new slitting section on the mill’s TM 1.

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Resolute Building New Tissue Distribution Center at Calhoun Mill (3/14/2018)

New 300,000 sq. ft. distribution center at the Tennessee mill is the latest phase of $400 million Resolute is spending since it announced it was entering the tissue market in 2015.

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Taison Group Orders More Tissue Technology from A.Celli (2/01/2017)

from A.Celli to be installed in its Jiangxi mill site.

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Rebel Green Unveils Carbon Neutral, Tree Free Toilet Paper (6/16/2017)

New eco-friendly toilet paper and paper towels will have no net carbon footprint. 

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SCA to Shutdown Tissue Plant in Flagstaff, Arizona (6/14/2017)

Closure will improve efficiency and strengthen competitiveness for company’s Professional Hygiene Business in North America.

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Alas Doradas Gets Top Results from Valmet Advantage ViscoNip, ReDry Rebuild (3/22/2018)

Rebuild of Alas Doradas' PM 4 tissue machine in El Salvador, delivered top results right from the start.

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Körber Group Acquires MTC (6/22/2017)

MTC develops, manufactures, and sells interfolder/multifolder lines (tissue converting machines) for tissue paper products (facials, folded towels).

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Hebei Yihoucheng Starts up New Andritz Tissue machine in China (6/12/2017)

New PrimeLineCOMPACT machine has a 100% steel yankee dryer witrh a diameter of 3.65 meters.

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Sofidel to Install Valmet Advantage NTT Tissue Line in Spain (6/19/2017)

Installation at Ibertisse mill includes an Advantage NTT 200 tissue production line, stock preparation equipment, and automation system.

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Metsä Tissue Invests in New Converting Line at Zilina Mill (3/14/2018)

New converting line for consumer tissue products will be operative by the end of 2018. Total value of the investment is approximately EUR 10 million.

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Kruger Products in Home Stretch of PM 8 Tissue Project at Crabtree (6/21/2017)

Company provided an update on the new PM 8 tissue machine at its Crabtree, Que., Canada, mill, and also took the opportunity to reveal its recent acquisition of a new $12-million winder.

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Solenis Launches Tapestry Yankee Coating Solutions (3/13/2018)

New solution package from Solenis helps tissue makers optimize their yankee cylinder performance. 

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VTP and TMC Join Forces in North America (3/12/2018)

Partnership to offer enhanced range of packaging solutions to the global tissue industry, comprised of innovative products and highly advanced services to meet evolving demands of consumer and professional markets. 

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Klippans Bruk AB to Install New Recard Tissue Machine at Mill in Sweden (3/23/2018)

New 30,000 metric tpy machine will startup in the summer of 2019, in a 3,200-mm format and a speed of 1,700 m/min.

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Hayat Kimya Orders Sixth Valmet Tissue Line (6/28/2017)

Company has decided to invest in a second machine at its mill in Yelabuga in Tartaristan, Russia, to meet the increasing demand for its high-quality tissue products.

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