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Pilli-Sihvola Appointed CFO of Metsä Tissue (1/04/2018)

Juhu Pilli-Sihvola is in charge of Metsä Tissue’s finance and control organization as well as ICT matters.

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Kimberly-Clark Announces Strategic Investment in Mobile, Ala., Mill (4/17/2018)

With an estimated investment of more than $100 million, this two-year project is expected to deliver improved capacity, greater manufacturing efficiency, and enhanced product quality.

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APP Starts up Toscotec’s Prodergy Tissue Machine at Perawang Mill (4/09/2018)

Toscotec’s new Prodergy tissue machine fires up at APP Group’s Perawang mill, in Indonesia.

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In Defense of Flushable Wipes (4/19/2018)

Study after study of what exactly is in the accumulations of material on screens in wastewater collection systems reveals a consistent result. Nearly half of the debris are paper towels, followed in volume by baby wipes, other non-flushable wipes, and feminine hygiene products. 

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Encore Tissue Starts up New TT SYD at Australian Tissue Mill (1/15/2018)

New Toscotec Steel Yankee Dryer has come on line at Encore’s Laverton North mill, Melbourne, Australia. Toscotec now has steel yankee dryer installations across five continents.

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Hengan International Celebrates Startup of MODULO-PLUS TM 26 at Changji Mill (1/24/2018)

Hengan and Toscotec sealed their partnership at the end of a project that started one year ago with the order of two tissue machines, TM 25 (started up in November 2017) and TM 26, producing a total increase of 50,000 metric tpy to Hengan’s production.

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Gosselin to Retire as CEO of KP Tissue, Bianco to Replace Him (1/03/2018)

Mario Gosselin began his career with Kruger Inc. almost 40 years ago and has held a number of senior positions with the group in Canada and the U.K. Dino Bianco brings more than 25 years of financial, sales and marketing, and senior management experience with Kraft.

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Twinsaver Group Starts up Toscotec AHEAD-2.0S Tissue Machine (5/02/2018)

Company brings new Toscotec AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine (PM 5) on line at Kliprivier mill in South Africa.

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Toscotec’s TT SYD-16FT Running Efficiently at Cartiera di Pietramelara Mill (5/04/2018)

Second generation TT SYD-16FT replaced a cast iron yankee cylinder, and was started up on schedule in mid-January 2018. Scope of supply also included the complete yankee steam and condensate system. 

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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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E.I.L Orders Valmet IQ Quality Control Systems for Three New Tissue Machines (4/11/2018)

Italian system integrator E.I.L will install control systems on three new tissue machines in EMEA area during 2018.

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KC Products Malaysia Contracts A.Celli for Upgrade of 1980s Tissue Winder (10/04/2016)

Earlier this year, the A.Celli Paper (Italy) customer service team installed and successfully concluded the upgrade performed on a tissue rewinder (combining winder AC820) from the 1980s with the startup of the machine. The project was carried out at Kimberly Clark Products’ Kluang Johor Mill in Malaysia.

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KC’s Onvation Technology Provides Up-to-the-Minute Restroom Monitoring (10/20/2016)

Kimberly-Clark Professional, Roswell, Ga., USA, is harnessing the machine-to-machine connectivity of the Internet of Things to bring distribution sales professionals and their customers a smart restroom management system called Onvation Technology. The system provides up-to-the-minute monitoring of restroom conditions from any device or location, 24 hours a day.

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Twinsaver Group to Install New Toscotec Tissue Line at Kliprivier Mill (11/10/2016)

Twinsaver Group, a manufacturer of tissue products in South Africa, today (Nov. 8, 2016) announced that it will proceed with a R500 million investment in the country's local manufacturing sector by investing in a new, state-of-the-art tissue production line at its Kliprivier operations site in Gauteng, South Africa. The line, supplied by Toscotec, Italy, will start up in the last quarter of 2017.
 


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SCA, Fotografiska Partner in Focus on Hygiene and Health (11/16/2016)

SCA, Sweden, and Fotografiska (The Swedish Museum of Photography) in Stockholm have signed a partnership agreement aimed at highlighting how hygiene and health affect people’s well-being. The collaboration is aligned with SCA’s focus on hygiene, health, well-being and its commitment to sustainability, as well as with Fotografiska’s “Fotografiska for Life” platform – photo exhibitions and dialogs that highlight challenges for society and people around the world.


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After Destructive Fire, Essel Tissue Mill in Turkey Returns to Normal Operation (2/26/2018)

Recard restarts PM 2 in record time following a fire that destroyed the facility on June 10, 2017.

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Sofidel Presents Suppliers Sustainability Awards (12/01/2016)

This past week, at the premises of the ex Cavallerizza in Lucca, Italy, the names of the winning companies were announced in the first edition of the Suppliers Sustainability Award from Italy-based Sofidel, a global hygienic and household tissue manufacturer known in Italy for the Regina brand in particular. More than 300 suppliers to the Group—from Italy and abroad—took part in the initiative and were assessed according to a tool, TenP, built around the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.

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Hengan to Install Two Toscotec MODULO-PLUS ES Tissue Machines (12/21/2016)

Hengan Group, a leading Chinese producer of tissue and hygiene products, has ordered two Toscotec (Italy) MODULO-PLUS ES tissue machines, to be installed at its Changji mill in Xinjiang Autonomous Region.

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PPC Expands Tissue Converting Plant in Wisconsin (12/20/2016)

Precision Paper Converters, Kaukauna, Wis., USA, this past week announced a $5.8 million expansion of its facility and installation of a state-of-the-art facial tissue interfolder and cartoner. The Bretting interfolder, named “VARiUM,” is the first of its kind in North America and the patent pending technology allows for variable cutoff lengths and folded panel widths.

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Roto-cart to Install New Valmet Rewinder at Italian Tissue

The Italian tissue converting company Roto-cart Spa has selected Valmet as supplier for its new rewinder to be installed at the greenfield converting plant in Castelminio di Resana in Italy. The new site will be one of the biggest in the country.

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