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ST Tissue Announces Major Expansion of Virginia Plant (5/24/2017)

Addition of 50,000-tpy crepe tissue machine, downstream converting line fuels growth, fills needs of Away from Home customers.

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Andritz Starts Second Tissue Machine at Guizhou Chitianhua, China (10/18/2017)

New PrimeLineST tissue machine (TM 6) has a 20-ft. steel yankee dryer. 

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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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Sofidel UK Lancaster Starts up New A.Celli Tissue Rewinder (3/07/2017)

Startup of the latest-generation A.Celli (Italy) tissue rewinder in the U.K. by Sofidel, international Italian player and tissue market leader, was completed on Jan. 25, 2017, with excellent results, .A.Celli reports. In just eight months, the machine, a rewinder Model 865 shafted in a 3400-mm format, was built, installed at the Sofidel U.K. facilities in Lancaster, and started up to the full satisfaction of the customers who signed the acceptance certificate.

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K-C Named to Working Mother 100 Best Companies for Leadership in Family Benefits (9/28/2017)

Annual survey recognizes companies for leadership in creating progressive programs to help employees balance work and family.

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Navigator Selects Voith XcelLine Tissue Machine for Cacia in Portugal (8/09/2017)

Order includes the latest Voith technologies to minimize energy consumption and achieve maximum efficiency in short fiber usage.

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Guizhou Chitianhua Starts up Andritz TM 5 Tissue Machine in China (9/11/2017)

New tissue machine has a 20-ft.-dia steel yankee, one of the world’s largest.

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SCA Invests in Mexico Tissue Operations, Diaper Operations in Europe (3/01/2017)

To further strengthen competitiveness and enable future growth in the tissue operations in Mexico, SCA, Stockholm, Sweden, has decided to invest about $105 million (approximately SEK 950 million) in one of the company’s facilities in the country. To strengthen its baby diaper product offering in Europe, SCA also has decided to invest about EUR 40 million (approximately. SEK 380 million ) in facilities in Europe.

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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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Kruger Starts up No. 8 Tissue Machine at Crabtree Mill (9/18/2017)

PM 8 will produce 30,000 metric tons of tissue annually for the away-from-home market.

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Andritz to Open World’s Most Modern R&D Center for Tissue (9/06/2017)

Center in Austria has a complete, state-of-the-art tissue production line, including laboratory facilities for tests and trials to develop new products and processes in the tissue sector.

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Star Paper Crescent Former to be Equipped with NipcoFlex T Shoe Press (3/13/2017)

Recard, Italy, and Voith, Germany, have agreed to collaborate on the equipping of a crescent former commissioned by Star Paper Mill Ltd., Abu Dhabi, with the latest-generation Voith NipcoFlex T shoe press.

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Hayat Kimya Starts up New Valmet Tissue Machine in Egypt (3/02/2017)

Hayat Kimya's Tissue Machine (TM 6) started up at the company's new mill in Egypt in mid-January. It marked the sixth successful startup based on the same team from Valmet and Hayat Kimya working together in cooperation. Valmet has previously installed five new machines and provided an extensive rebuild of Hayat's TM 1 in Izmit, in Turkey. The new line in Egypt will add 70,000 metric tons of high quality tissue to the company's current production of facial, toilet, and towel tissue.

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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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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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SCA to Decide Split into Hygiene, Forest Products at Annual General Meeting (3/01/2017)

SCA, Sweden, earlier announced that it would propose to the company’s 2017 annual general meeting to decide on a split of the SCA Group into two listed companies; one to operate the hygiene business and one to operate the forest products business.

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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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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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Winkler+Dünnebier GmbH to Acquire BICMA Hygiene Technologie (2/07/2018)

Partnership joins two solution providers for the hygiene industry.

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