CONVERTER CONNECTIONS


U.S.-based Cardinal Tissue and Fabio Perini Respond Together to COVID-19 Crisis

04/02/2020 | Claudio Muñoz

Global events surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to unfold, serving as a reminder of the often unexpected and rapid course of change. Moving forward is complicated but necessary. It’s prompted U.S. government officials to designate certain organizations as essential to public health and the greater good. North Carolina-based Cardinal Tissue, a newer converting company,  is one such operation.

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Increased Capacity Shows Value of OEM Parts in Tissue Converting

03/27/2020 | Elizabeth Wilson

Tissue converters around the country and across the globe are increasing capacity and ramping up production to meet consumer demand amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Some facilities report expediting production and operating 24/7 to meet consumers’ demands.

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Active Support for Our Converter Partners During COVID-19 Crisis

03/19/2020 | Oswaldo Cruz, Jr.

As the world deals with the effects – and potential effects – of the COVID-19 virus, we want to assure you about issues that are of concern to us all.

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Tissue Industry Trends and Opportunities for Tissue Converters

03/12/2020 | Dario Giannini

On the whole, fiber-based products are in demand. The global compound annual growth rate (CAGR) across segments is projected to crest an average of 2%, with the tissue market anticipated to see even higher percentages.1

The climb is encouraging for the tissue industry, but it’s not without complications. Several years of substantial fluctuations in hardwood and softwood pulp prices have impacted tissue product costs. As a result, tissue converters are seeking innovative ways to meet consumer demand and protect margins.

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Fabio Perini Brings the Future to Tissue World Miami

02/27/2020 | Claudio Muñoz

The tissue market is dynamic, and Tissue World Miami is exploring the possibilities of a new decade by asking, “Ready for Reinvention, Ripe for Disruption: Will the 20s Roar for Tissue?”

From March 11-13, over 200 global exhibitors will be on-hand at the Miami Beach Convention Center to give attendees a glimpse of the future — including Fabio Perini, along with sister Körber Solutions companies MTC, Engraving Solutions and Roll-Tec.  

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Consumer Trends and PIVOT Solutions: Driving Change in the Tissue Market

02/13/2020 | Dario Giannini

Consumers are driving change in the tissue industry. Well-established and emerging markets alike are pushing for new-and-different products, but they also remain sensitive to quality, performance, and price.  As a result, recent trends in toilet tissue and paper toweling continue to skew toward product premiumization and private label expansion.

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The Tissue Performance Center: Improving OEE Through Innovation

02/06/2020 | Franco Franceschi

Downtime is a time-consuming and expensive disruption for tissue converters. It can be managed in some instances — such as for machine maintenance. By and large, though, downtime is a detriment that the American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC) estimates accounts for losses of up to $1.20 for every $20 in revenue.1

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How Servitization is Changing Tissue Manufacturing and Converting

01/31/2020 | Claudio Muñoz

The digital transformation at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (or, Industry 4.0) has introduced sweeping changes to the way manufacturing and business are done in the United States. It’s simply no longer enough for OEMs to offer products. They must think beyond standard one-off transactions to providing product-service integrations that deliver value in use.

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Simplify AFH Tissue Production with the Proxima S6 Industrial Rewinder

01/23/2020 | Stefano Palazzesi

Convenient and versatile, tissue products remain highly sought after throughout the world for away from home (AFH) applications. Tissue manufacturers and converters must manage the constant demand by adapting to the range of needs in ways that make sense from both a business and a production perspective.

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3 Ways the Catalyst Embosser Is Helping Tissue Converters Work Smarter

01/16/2020 | Dave Knutson

Embossed toilet rolls, kitchen towels, and AFH products are popular throughout the world. The aesthetic appeal and enhanced features provided by embossing capture customers’ attention, and gives tissue manufacturers opportunities to differentiate their products on the shelf.

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