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Metsä Tissue awarded the EcoVadis Platinum rating for its sustainability performance

Metsä Tissue, one of the leading European tissue paper producers and part of Metsä Group, has been awarded the highest Platinum level rating by EcoVadis for its approach to sustainability and corporate social responsibility as a supplier. Overall Metsä Tissue is also in the top 1% of companies assessed by EcoVadis in the manufacture of other articles of paper and paperboard.

Metsä Tissue is curtailing its paper production at Krapkowice mill

Metsä Tissue, part of the Metsä Group, is curtailing its paper production at Krapkowice mill in Poland by stopping the PM6 until the end of December 2019 and will decide by the end of the year whether the PM6 will be restarted. The annual production capacity of the PM6 has been approximately 20,000 tonnes. The curtailment is necessary because of the currently unsatisfactory prices of tissue papers in the market.

Toscotec strengthens its leadership of the Italian tissue market based on five year results

Toscotec has strengthened its leadership position in the Italian tissue market, based on new machine installations in the last five years. Since 2015, Toscotec has received five orders from Italian tissue producers for their paper mills located in Italy.

They include two complete tissue lines for Eurovast’s Cartiera della Basilica. One line replaced an older machine and has been in operations since 2015 at its Bagni di Lucca mill. The other line is been installed at Eurovast Botticino mill and is currently scheduled to start production in the last quarter of 2019.   

Metsä Tissue plans to invest in increasing fresh fibre-based tissue paper production in Sweden

Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, has applied for a new environmental permit in Mariestad, Sweden, as part of its Future Mill programme. In the first phase, the plan includes a new tissue paper machine, an automated warehouse and an office building in the Mariestad mill. The possible investments in first phase are estimated to amount to approximately EUR 230 million.

Augustine Named Chair of the Board for TAPPI

Peter R. Augustine, President, Fabio Perini North America, has been named as Chair of the Board for the Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI).

His wide-ranging professional and personal experience naturally aligns with TAPPI’s focus on driving innovation for the paper and packaging industry which, according to TAPPI CEO and President Larry Montague, made Augustine a standout choice for the role.

Papernet Freshen Tech receives the 2019 PPI Award for innovation

Papernet Freshen Tech, a Sofidel Group product, received yesterday the 2019 PPI (Pulp & Paper International) Award in the Tissue Innovation category at the awards ceremony in Vienna.

Freshen Tech, part of the Away from Home range, developed for bars, hotels, restaurants, public facilities, public transport, etc., is the new toilet paper that neutralises bad odours thanks to an active ingredient capable of modifying their molecular structure.

Ghost, Smoothie, Ex-press by Engraving Solutions: new embossing lines that meet actual market requirements

Engraving Solutions, a leader in the production of embossing rolls for the tissue industry and part of the Tissue Business Area of the Körber AG Group, has presented at Paper One Show held in Beirut on January 28-30, 2019, the latest products in the field of embossing: innovative and highly competitive products that meet the actual needs of the market.