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Hebei Yihoucheng increases production capacity

10/17/2017 October 17, 2017 Asia - CHINA

ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China. The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,650 m/min and a width of 2.85 m. The Yankee, manufactured entirely of steel, has a diameter of 3.65 m. It is the “twin” of its predecessor, the TM1, that was started-up successfully in 2014.

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PCMC acquires Graphbury Machines

09/18/2017 September 18, 2017 North America - USA

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)—a division of Barry-Wehmiller—has recently grown through its acquisition of Graphbury Machines, LLC, of Green Bay. With the addition of this machinery manufacturer and engineering-services provider for the flexible packaging industry, PCMC will expand its innovative offerings for flexographic printers.

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ANDRITZ 20-feet steel Yankee at Guizhou Chitianhua

09/14/2017 September 14, 2017 Asia - China

ANDRITZ has successfully started up the TM5 tissue machine delivered to Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry Co., Ltd. at its location in Chishui

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Suzano to start tissue converting

09/14/2017 September 14, 2017 South America - BRAZIL

Suzano is investing in equipment for converting tissue paper into finished products.

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PEGAS NONWOVENS to build a production plant

09/09/2017 September 9, 2017 Africa - SOUTH AFRICA

PEGAS NONWOVENS has concluded a purchase contract for land for the construction of a production plant in South Africa.

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Ontex opens first production plant in Ethiopia

09/08/2017 September 8, 2017 Africa - Ethiopia

Ontex opened a new production facility in Hawassa, Ethiopia. The new site is another step in Ontex' expansion strategy, and increases the availability of its products

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Körber Group acquires MTC S.R.L.

09/07/2017 September 7, 2017 Europe - GERMANY

The international technology group Körber, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, completed the acquisition of MTC S.R.L., based in Lucca, Italy.

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Renova starts up first Valmet Advantage NTT machine in Europe

09/01/2017 September 1, 2017 Europe - Portugal

Renova starts up first Valmet Advantage NTT machine in Europe In late January 2017, Portuguese tissue manufacturer Renova produced its first jumbo roll on the first Valmet Advantage NTT tissue line in Europe. The Renova 2 mill, near Torres Novas, Portugal, will utilize the flexibility of the hybrid machine to produce both plain and textured tissue for their typical tissue products in bold colors.

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