Miac Tissue Business Point 2014

Save the date for 26-27 March!



Miac Tissue Business Point is not a trade fair: it is a new business concept reserved to a maximum of 60 Companies organized – every two years – in Lucca, the heart of European tissue paper production and converting. An event that completely embraces the world of tissue paper in just 2 days: a new business concept that brings together Technology, Finished Products, Raw Materials and Services, designed exclusively for companies operating in the tissue paper sector. New business opportunities: Miac Tissue Business Point has been developed to support corporate interchange, to consolidate existing relationships and to develop and create new business opportunities.

Technology: Paper Mills and Converters technicians and managers will get an overview on the latest advances in technology and equipment available to the tissue industry sector.

Tissue Finished Products: Modern Trade Buyers, Mass Retailers, Converters, Wholesalers and Office Suppliers will get new business opportunities offered by an ever-growing industry.

A streamlined Conference offers interesting content and studied to provide information dynamically and effectively to all the people involved in the tissue industry sector.

26 March 2014 10.30-12.30 – MIAC Tissue Business Point Conference Room

Tissue Products & Green Economy. Reduction in the environmental impact of both paper mill and converters

The reduction in environmental impact is a strategic objective that the paper industry can achieve through product innovation and management procedure improvement. Waste disposal costs and the need for energy cost containment make the sector one of the main green economy players. Paper mills and their downstream activities can contribute greatly to the protection and conservation of the environment with considerable benefits also from the point of view of production costs. The convention will deal with aspects that, in consideration of the importance paper, and tissue in particular, has in environmental problems and opportunities, are increasingly more to the forefront of modern economics.

26 March 2014 14.30-16 – MIAC Tissue Business Point Conference Room

Tissue: strategic role in the range of commercial distribution and new consumption trends

Tissue products – toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, handkerchiefs – are indispensable in the house even if the Italian consumption hasn’t reached the European or American levels yet. Large-scale distribution is the best way to get these products into the consumer’s house. Self-service allows placing innovative products in front of family purchase decision makers offering an increasingly greater number of opportunities for use. For this reason tissue is subject to constant innovation not only in the product in itself but also in visual merchandising and trade marketing.

27 March 2014 10.30-12.30 – MIAC Tissue Business Point Conference Room

Technological and financial improvements in tissue production

Tissue is a commodity with limited margins and profit and loss accounts directly dependent on the produced volume. Any improvement in production must guarantee a competitive advantage: the improvement in operational margins, due to innovation in paper mills, ensures the manufacturer can invest more in the development of the business. During the convention testimonies from the industry and services shall show how much the future depends on the innovation of both the product and production equipment.

27 March 2014 14.30-16 – MIAC Tissue Business Point Conference Room

Tissue: a wide market open to service and new channels

Tissue plays a vital role in the working conditions of offices and companies: from commodities – toilet paper, napkins, handkerchiefs, paper towels – to cleaning and hygiene products in any kind of plants and workshops. Special paper towels to handle and clean machinery and equipment are today just as indispensable as paper napkins in canteens and even medium-high level catering; not to mention hospitals where tissue is the best guarantee for hygiene and health and safety. Today more than ever distribution channels must deal with the users’ most varied and various requirements.