FPC Tissue in Chile appeared somewhat surprisingly on the tissue scene a couple years ago. Here’s the story of where the company came from, how it is approaching the business, and where it may be going.
Following rapid growth across Europe over the past three decades, Sofidel is now making a giant move into the American tissue market. It has bought several existing top-quality operations and is now building a new greenfield state-of-the-art tissue mill in Ohio.
Paper Prime S.A., company belonging to Trevipapel Group which produces Joker Gold brand hygiene professional products (AFH) in Portugal, has signed a contract with the Italian manufacturer Toscotec for the supply of a tissue line in Vila Velha de Rodão.
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Toscotec has absorbed tissue machine hood and ventilation specialist Milltech into its own tissue technology operations
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The companies will set up a joint staff of technicians to study innovative solutions to be applied to the serial production of the new rewinder launched by Perini
The Italian leading paper machinery manufacturer Toscotec will supply a second tissue line to the Portuguese producer AMS BR Star Paper in its plant in Vila Velha de Ródão, in the east of the country.
Valmet will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for Yuen Foong Yu (YFY) Packaging Inc. for the company's Xin Wu site in Taoyuan County in Taiwan. The new production line will produce high-quality fluting grades out of 100 percent recycled raw materials. The start-up of the new machine is scheduled for the third quarter of 2016.
Liuzhou Liangmianzhen Paper Product Co., Ltd. has placed an order with Toscotec for #2 MODULO-PLUS ES tissue lines, which will be installed at its production site in Liuzhou, Guangxi.
Vinda Group, producer and branded provider of household paper and personal care & hygiene products in China, has placed an order with the Italian manufacturer Toscotec for the supply of three new tissue lines at its two mills in Deyang, Sichuan and Laiwu, Shandong, which are scheduled to come on stream in the last quarter of 2015.
Valmet announced the acquisition of the Process Automation Systems business from Metso on January 15, 2015. Due to the acquisition, Valmet's Board of Directors has confirmed the future organizational structure of Valmet. The new structure will come into effect after the completion of the acquisition. As announced earlier, the transaction is estimated to be completed by April 1, 2015, and it is subject to approval by the competition authorities.
A new process line was successfully put into operation at the Miltenberg paper mill and headquarters of Fripa Papierfabrik Albert Friedrich KG in the middle of November 2014.
Valmet will supply Portucel Soporcel with upgrades for its Cacia mill in Portugal. Valmet's delivery will secure high pulp quality at the new increased production level. The start-up of the renewed plant is planned for the summer 2015. The order is included in Valmet's second quarter 2014 orders received and the value of the order will not be disclosed.
The new plant will provide more sustainable energy production by enabling the use of renewable resources.
Samjung Pulp Co. Ltd., an important tissue paper producer in the South Korea, at the beginning of 2014 has begun operating its new Toscotec tissue machine to meet demand in the conventional tissue products segment.
The Indian paper manufacturer Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) has again chosen Voith, as a competent partner for board and packaging paper production, to deliver its new BM 4 board machine in order to expand its existing product portfolio.
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Valmet Corporation has been approved as a corporate member of the UN Global Compact initiative (UNGC) as of January 13, 2014. Signing of the initiative strengthens Valmet's commitment to sustainable operations.
ICT Group announced today that it is considering a new investment for its ICT Poland mill located in the town of Kostrzyn, just 90 km east of Berlin.
A new tissue line delivered by Valmet (previous Metso Pulp, Paper and Power) successfully came on stream at Wuhan Chenming Hanyang Paper Co. Ltd's mill in Wuhan, China, in November 2013. This is the customer's first tissue line.
Voith’s winder service offers a convincing all-round solution as it covers all three areas, i.e. mechanics, automation and technology.
At ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 a dedicated Steam Cleaning Pavilion is being launched where steam cleaning companies will be conveniently clustered to service the visitor in the time they spend at the show and make it easier to get the most out of their visit. The pavilion will become a comprehensive showcase and information resource for the steam cleaning sector.
SCA Hygiene Products S.P.A. Lucca, Italy, has chosen the ProTect system from Voith to continue to ensure safety while performing press fabric measurements during paper machine operation.
The NanoPro calender cover from Voith has had a great start at Laakirchen Papier AG, part of the Heinzel Group, helping to underpin the paper mill’s success.
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The Siemens PLCs of the S5 series, used for automation in paper machines, will no longer be available in future, with delivery ceasing at the latest in 2015.
Metso will supply an upgrade of the existing recausticizing plant at Stora Enso Skoghall in Sweden. The start-up is scheduled in October 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
The tissue paper producer acquires NTG Papermill Limited in Lancaster area. The acquisition enables Sofidel to optimize the operations of its converting plants in the UK
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Through the modernization of its ventilation technology, Voith recently helped a German paper manufacturer to reduce its energy use and therefore lower production costs. The customer now confirms that the energy saving goals which were set have even been exceeded.
A fifth tissue machine has now been ordered by tissue producer Sepac, based in Mallet, Brazil, which signed a contract with Voith in early 2013, just a few months after starting up its PM 4.
Metso has received an order from the Sofidel Group to upgrade the automation of Tissue Machine 1 and water treatment at its Délipapier plant in Frouard, France. The delivery will include an upgrade to the state-of-the-art Metso DNA control system, an upgrade to the Metso IQ quality control system, including a non-nuclear Metso IQ Fiber Weight Measurement, and related comprehensive product training.
The Italian leading paper machinery manufacturer Toscotec will supply a complete tissue production line to the Turkish Company Parteks. The tissue line will be installed in Kayseri capital of the same district in the Central Anatolian region. The line will be started up in the first half of 2014.
Mexican board producer Propasa aimed to increase production by up to 25% to manufacture nearly 500 metric tons of board per day, as well as to improve the final quality of its product, so it chose Voith to rebuild its PM 3.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KC), a global leader in personal and health care products, has named Voith Paper’s fabrics and roll systems unit ‘2012 Supplier of the Year’.
Zellstoff Pöls, in Austria, is the largest manufacturer of high quality, chlorine-free bleached long-fibre sulphate pulp in Central and South Eastern Europe. For the new PM2 paper machine, Nash is supplying the vacuum system for dewatering in the wire section and the press section.
Implementing the expansion of its paper business, Grigiskes AB has recently signed a contract with Toscotec for a new tissue line with a maximum capacity of 110 tpd.
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Wolfgang Büchele, President and CEO of Kemira, gives a speech at the Zellcheming Expo opening
Metso has started up the first AshLeach Duo at a pulp mill in South America. The AshLeach Duo provides efficient removal of non process elements without the need for steam or sulfuric acid. The new system maintains all operational flexibility advantages of the AshLeach technology, which was originally developed by Metso and is known for its reliability in operation in multiple references around the world.
In Lucca, the first ever edition of this one of a kind event: 9 days of full-on technological innovation, culture and entertainment to discover the capitals of Italian excellence in Tissue.
The new OptiConcept M production line will provide high productivity at low operating cost
The awards ceremony is scheduled for Friday, 10th May at the headquarters of the Industrialists’ Association of the Province of Lucca
Through this move Sofidel further strengthens its competitiveness in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
Södra is now ceasing efforts to sell Södra Cell Tofte due to the fact that the bids received are too low. This decision will now be reported to the county. If no solution is found during the month-long qualifying period, the company plans to stop production on 1st of May.
Vaskiluodon Voima Oy has inaugurated the world’s largest biomass gasification plant, which was supplied by Metso, in Vaasa, Finland. The plant was inaugurated by the Finnish Minister of Labour Lauri Ihalainen on March 11th.
Memphis, TN, USA (February 15, 2013): Buckman, a global specialty chemical company with expertise in creping, is showcasing its portfolio of innovative tissue and toweling products at Tissue World in Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21.
On the 27th of February 2013, the 1st pulp shipment of the new Brazilian bleached Eucalyptus pulp producer Eldorado Brasil has arrived in Livorno.