Tag Archives: toilet paper

Significant decrease in Italy’s toilet paper export

In September 2023, exports of toilet paper from Italy contracted to 10K tons, reducing by -5.8% compared with the month before. Overall, exports saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in May 2023 with an increase of 27% month-to-month. In value terms, toilet paper exports reduced to $23M […]

Velvet Care acquired by Partners Group

Partners Group, a leading global private markets firm, acting on behalf of its clients, has agreed to acquire Velvet CARE, Central Europe’s fastest-growing consumer tissue producer, from Abris Capital Partners and plans to build value through initiatives including expansion in Central Europe and beyond. Velvet CARE is one of the largest manufacturers of hygiene tissue […]

Surge in Spain’s toilet paper exports reaches $13M in August 2023

In August 2023, overseas shipments of toilet paper increased by 24% to 5.6K tons for the first time since May 2023, thus ending a two-month declining trend. The total export volume increased at an average monthly rate of +1.0% from August 2022 to August 2023; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations […]

Drenik has chosen Pulsar Engineering to build a new plant in Belgrade

Investing in cutting-edge technology for enhanced efficiency and quality. This was the idea behind the ambitious new plant project of Drenik ND, a leading Balkan company for the production of toilet paper and kitchen towels under the Perfex Cotton, Deluxe, and Pure brands in the fast-growing market of Southeast Europe. With a bold, future-oriented vision and […]

Velvet Care achieves B Corp status

Velvet Care, Central Europe’s fastest-growing consumer tissue producer, has been certified as a B Corp, becoming the first major European company in its industry to achieve this status, reflecting its environmental, social and governance priorities. B Corps or Benefit Corporations, a global business elite, make commitments to uphold those priorities in their business model and […]

Velvet Care to halve tissue factory’s carbon footprint with PLN 63 million heat and power plant

Velvet CARE, the consumer tissue producer owned by ESG transformation specialist private equity fund Abris Capital Partners, will slash its CO2 emissions by 46% with an investment of PLN 63 million ($15 million) in a gas-fired combined heat and power plant (CHP). Central Europe’s fastest-growing consumer tissue maker will build the cogeneration unit at its […]

Bracell Begins Site Work for New Tissue Mill in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Bracell recently announced the start of civil works for the largest tissue mill in Latin America. The unit is being built next to Bracell’s pulp mill in Lencois Paulista (SP). In all, the company is investing R$ 5 billion in the city, R$ 2.5 billion of which in the construction of the tissue mill, which […]

ProJet receives order for four wet end tail cutters for Bracell

ProJet will deliver four new wet-end Tail Cutters to Bracell. The order was included in ProJet’s January ‘23 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. ProJet supplies almost exclusively al Tail Cutters to Andritz Austria in the past years, now also Andritz China selected ProJet as the preferred supplier. A total […]

EU ready to reduce its dependence on Russia in its paper sector in 2023

Sanctions on the import of birch and other wood raw materials from Russia led to an increase in the price of paper in the majority of EU countries, however, at present, the such negative effect is being reduced to a minimum, according to recent statements, made by some leading EU analysts in the field of […]

Latvia became another EU state, which faces with sharp increase of paper prices

Latvia has become another country of the EU, which has faced with a significant increase of paper prices this year. According to some local media reports, prices for toilet paper rose from 30 euro cents to 60 per roll this year, while the growth of prices is ongoing. One of the major reasons for this […]