CONVERTER CONNECTIONS


Constellation Technology Supports Sofidel Innovation Throughout the World

06/25/2020 | Rhona Lombardo

In the tissue paper production market, few companies are in league with the Sofidel Group. The headquarters remains in the founding city of Porcari (Lucca), Italy, but much has changed since 1966.

Today, Sofidel is established in 12 countries throughout Europe and the United States of America, managing more than 1.3 million tons of collective annual tissue paper production.

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The Tissue Performance Center: Improving OEE Through Innovation

05/28/2020 | 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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COVID-19 and Tissue Industry Challenges: Fabio Perini Responds

05/21/2020 | Oswaldo Cruz, Jr.

The ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic are still largely undefined, but ripple effects are starting to be felt throughout the world. People act and interact differently with one another and with businesses — including those within the tissue industry.

Oswaldo Cruz, Jr., CEO of Fabio Perini S.p.A. and Körber Tissue Business, reflects on how Fabio Perini continues to respond to the pandemic at strategic locations across the world: Italy, the United States, Brazil, and China. In this brief interview, he details what managing the crisis reveals about the tissue industry leader’s commitment to communication, preparedness, and proactivity.

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PIVOT Solutions: The Center of Excellence for the Tissue Industry

05/07/2020 | Dario Giannini

The global COVID-19 pandemic has challenged all industries to operate differently. The tissue industry is certainly not exempt from the impact of the crisis, which has given rise to examining emerging consumer trends and industry trends that have tissue converters exploring how to prioritize market shifts and product demand. Maintaining a competitive advantage can be complicated, but having a partner that can help you navigate an ever-changing market can make things easier.

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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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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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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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Reflecting on 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

12/19/2019 | Oswaldo Cruz, Jr.

The past year has been an exciting time within the tissue industry, as 2019 brought with it a fair number of changes. Tissue manufacturers and converters were challenged to undertake global initiatives surrounding sustainability and Industry 4.0, among others.

The end of the year provides a chance to reflect on how Fabio Perini continues to grow and innovate to support our customers’ success, and help them lean into 2020 — and beyond!

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Self-Adjusting Machines: AI Advantages for Tissue Manufacturers in Industry 4.0

12/05/2019 | Fabrizio Lorenzi

By strict definition, artificial intelligence (AI) references computer systems that are capable of performing tasks that are normally done by humans. AI supplants human intelligence — and the risk of human error — by aiding in activities ranging from speech recognition and language translation to visual perceptions and even decision-making.

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The Value of Open Innovation in the Era of Industry 4.0

11/21/2019 | Antonio Mosca

The tissue industry, like any other, has been significantly reshaped by Industry 4.0. A landscape that was once defined and fueled by competition has partially given way to leveraging the practicalities of collaboration.

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