Thousands of tissue industry professionals expected at Tissue World Düsseldorf

Europe’s largest tissue trade show, Tissue World Düsseldorf, returns to Europe for the first time in four years at new venue Messe Düsseldorf from 28-30 March with a raft of exciting new product launches, demos and giveaways from its 110+ exhibiting companies, including the likes of IMA TMC, Eczacıbaşı Tüketim Ürünleri, EDT, Giotto Technologies – a Baosuo enterprise company, and more.

Tissue World Düsseldorf offers thousands of visitors an unrivalled opportunity to meet over a hundred market leaders showcasing the very latest innovations and technical solutions in the production of tissue paper, from raw materials, to stock prep, machinery suppliers, tissue converting lines, packaging and wrapping equipment, OEM producers and all suppliers involved in the production of soft hygiene tissue.

Tom Hill, Event Director, Informa Markets, said, “We are delighted to welcome so many exhibitors, including Tieto, Narsingh Dass & Co., Rulopak Hijyen Sistemleri and Paper Board Alliance to Tissue World this year – all are new to the show floor for 2023 – and a wide range of global brands returning including 9 September, Valmet, Infinity Machine, C.G Bretting Co Inc, Buckman and many more.

“The event will be the first European Tissue World since the pandemic and comes at a very important time for the industry. The ongoing energy crisis has brought renewable projects to the fore, and the need to find a workable solution makes cooperating and sharing ideas invaluable. Tissue World Düsseldorf is an opportunity to find practical answers to questions on profitability and sustainability, by networking with and learning from market leaders and industry experts.”

The Tissue World Düsseldorf conference runs alongside the exhibition and offers visitors the opportunity to attend carefully curated technical sessions, focusing on fresh innovation from tissue making through converting via all the processes and materials which count towards the competitive manufacture of world-beating tissue products. You can view the full agenda here. The effects of the pandemic and the growing importance of sustainability in the global consumer tissue market are significant aspects for businesses to consider in order to tailor marketing campaigns, optimize the customer experience and guide strategic initiatives. According to Euromonitor International, consumer lifestyles and purchase decisions are increasingly leaning towards more sustainable practices. With consumer and government pressures to reduce environmental impact and increase production costs, the industry embraces circular business models and eco-friendly manufacturing practices and products. Developing a sustainable supply chain, reducing non-recyclable plastic packaging, and using alternative fibers are among the strategies adopted by the industry to respond to the changing demand. According to data from Euromonitor International, Global Retail Tissue value is USD 89.7 Billion. Discover the game-changing effects of the pandemic and how sustainability plays a role in the global tissue market in a presentation from Ana Tique, a consultant from Euromonitor International, on March 28, 2023.

Several exhibitors will be showcasing brand new products at Tissue World Düsseldorf, including:

Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp (G40) – launching Optic M1 poly bundler

Infinity Machine & Engineering Corp will be showcasing its Optic M1 poly bundler which has been designed from the ground up with the unique needs of the European tissue market in mind. The machine features the ability to swap between a flight bar and up-ender allowing for bundles with core-up and core-down roll configurations. This versatility is matched by the Optic M1’s speed as the bundler can reach speeds over 20bpm.


Xiamen C&D Paper & Pulp Co., Ltd (E66) – launching bamboo tissue products

Xiamen C&D Paper & Pulp Co., Ltd, a professional pulp and paper supply chain operator, will be launching bamboo tissue products and wet wipes at Tissue World Düsseldorf. These products are aimed at consumers who prefer tree-free paper products with sustainable and eco-friendly concepts.


August Blecher GmbH & Co. KG (A50) – launching AB-40

August Blecher will be launching AB-40, LogSaw lubricant for converting, at Tissue World Düsseldorf. The team will be showcasing the benefits of AB-40 which include helping the LogSaw blade last longer, lessening the friction by contact between the blade and cutting material/the blade and grinding wheel and reducing/eliminating glue and adhesive materials from the LogSaw blade surface.

Visitors to the stand can also pick up giveaways including pens, chewing gum, bottle openers and trucker caps.


United Converting Tissue (G52) – launching UNICO365 Industrial Logsaw

United Converting Tissue will be launching its brand new UNICO365 Industrial Logsaw at Tissue World Düsseldorf. The UNICO365 is able to drastically improve product quality, cut logs with a diameter of up to 365 mm and operate with high log density while reducing waste, power consumption and blade wearing. UNICO365 has been extensively tested in production achieving the target results and it is now production ready as a brand-new unit or as a retrofit for UC Tissue T-series saws.


SABA Automation Srl (L20) – showcasing its ZEUS series

SABA Automation will showcase its new ZEUS series at Tissue World Düsseldorf. The ZEUS series is divided into two types: P Series and Layer Series. P Series is a single anthropomorphic robot, which picks products individually or arranged in rows. While Layer Series consists of a robot (or two robots) that form layers and a second robot for palletizing. Layer Series can also pick and place one or more layers simultaneously.

The ZEUS automatic robotic end-of-line systems are extremely fast in terms of cycles per minute and can serve even lines with a very high production output.


Enerquin (K51) – showcasing tissue drying technologies and ventilation solutions

Enerquin provides mills with unique solutions for drying, energy efficiency, and building ventilation. At Tissue World Düsseldorf, Enerquin will be presenting its advanced tissue drying technologies and ventilation solutions for tissue mills. With over 40 years of the drying process and experience, the Enerquin Yankee hood, process air systems, and wet-end exhaust systems have been designed to improve drying capacity, energy efficiency and maintain good working conditions.


Rulopak (D10) – launching new Robolet touchless toilet paper dispenser

Rulopak is a manufacturer and exporter company that produces hygiene and cleaning materials, from paper and dispensers to chemical products, soap-foam dispensers, dustbins, and cleaning wipes. At Tissue World Düsseldorf, Rulopak will be launching its new Robolet touchless toilet paper dispenser that provides maximum hygiene by protecting paper from outside germs and thanks to its sensor, it can dispense paper without touch.


Policarta Gi.Co. (C20) – launching new band-saw, Omnis Casus

Policarta Gi.Co., a tissue converting and packaging machine supplier, will be launching Omnis Casus, a band-saw for tissue rolls, at Tissue World Düsseldorf. Omnis Casus is;

  • – Versatile: it cuts from 90 to 400 mm in diameter and from 90 to 600 mm in length.
  • – User-friendly: touch-screen panel in the customer’s language to set all parameters. Almost no tools are needed.
  • – Safe for workers: it accomplishes to latest CE rules.
  •  – Environment-friendly: only 9 kw of installed power.

Visitors to the stand will receive a 15% discount on orders of Omnis Casus signed during Tissue World.


Julia Utensili Srl (K53) – showcasing newly patented circular knives

Julia Utensili Srl is one of the world’s largest producers of knives for cutting tissue paper rolls, with a range of diameters from 610 to 1200 mm. At Tissue World Düsseldorf, Julia Utensili will be showcasing its officially patented circular knives, in the standard 4.76 mm thickness and in the thinner 3.8 mm thickness.


Microline (D52) – launching Eco Wrap 1050

Microline specialises in the manufacture of automatic end-of-line packaging machines, developed specifically for the tissue sector and the food industry.

At Tissue World Düsseldorf, Microline will be launching its latest model, Eco Wrap 1050. The Eco Wrap 1050 is a multi-pack bundler for folded products and rolls that guarantees the complete absence of packaging material waste, while simultaneously cutting energy consumption: the saving in terms of wrapping material means being able to lower the shrink-wrapping temperature, with a positive impact on consumption. The use of the latest generation, energy-efficient engines and the possibility of using eco-sustainable films complete this sustainability-inspired product.


Foshan Mega Green Products Co Ltd (L20) – launching its new party pack

Foshan Mega Green Products Co Ltd will be launching its new party pack at Tissue World Düsseldorf. Consisting of several kinds of disposable cutlery such as plates/bowls/napkins/forks/knife/PLA cups/coffee cups/straws, the party pack is suitable for all kinds of dining, party and picnic scenes.


Sun Paper Source (D30) – showcasing new sanitary napkin

Sun Paper Source, a leading tissue paper producer in Indonesia, will be showcasing its new sanitary napkin that supports the production of sanitary pads, diapers, and others sanitary products. As well as special price offers during Tissue World Düsseldorf, visitors to the stand can pick up freebies in the form of facial tissue packs and other merchandise.


Narsingh Dass & Co. Pvt. Ltd (NDPL) (E63) – launching new facial tissue

Narsingh Dass, one of the leading board and paper traders, will be launching two new products at Tissue World Düsseldorf; facial tissue: 11.5 GSM and ultra soft bath and facial tissue: 12.5 GSM. These products are aimed at converters based in European countries.


Futura S.p.A. (F20) – showcasing Together 2.0

Futura S.p.A., the technological leader for the production of converting machinery for the consumer and AFH tissue market, will be showcasing Together 2.0 at Tissue World Düsseldorf. Together 2.0 has been created by Futura and Plusline to integrate converting and packaging, from logs to shelf-ready, packaged rolls. The result is unprecedented process continuity, simplified production flow and a compact layout saving up to 65% of the space occupied per packaging line.

Together 2.0 integrates the new log saw with automatic blade change which guarantees higher safety standards through optimization and elimination of manual operations. The log saw also incorporates automatic bevel monitoring and automatic sharpening – exceptional innovations which double the life of the blade.

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