Tissue Paper Making, Small Business: Article: Page 229
Tissue Paper Making, Small Business:
Tissue paper making is one of the technically feasible and
financially viable projects which has huge returns with less
investment. Major reasons behind it are increasing disposable
income, hygiene consciousness among the people.
Market Potential: It is a recyclable and biodegradable product,
Tissue paper industry high growth potential. The major export
markets are North America, South America, Eastern Europe, South-
east Asia, Africa, Mid East, Eastern Asia and Western Europe.
Registration & Licenses: Different registration and license
from the Government Authorities.
Machine & Unit Setup: Selecting a right location for the plant
is an important factor in this business. The location should
have ease availability of skilled labor, transportation,
commercial electricity and water resources.
Arrange specific space for manufacturing operation, raw material
storage, finished goods go down and admin section.
Some of the important machines needed to get started include the
Core making devices, Band saw cutter, Rewinding machine, the
embossing unit, perforating unit etc.
Manufacturing Process: The tissue paper manufacturing process
includes following steps.
Pulp and Dye: You need to create paper pulp, produce this from
recycled materials. You need to mix fiber with the wood pulp
then you have to bleach it and wash it. Then you need to place
the fiber in a mixing tank, where the manufacturer adds components
like dye. Tissue paper used for household purposes is normally
dyed white; you can mix with of dye colors.
Pressing: You have to go for pressing to squeeze out moisture.
The main intention to press tissue is to make it dry and easy
for it to enter next step of the process.
Creeping: Pulp is processed through dryer heated by steam. Dryer
helps in putting pulp process through creping. Roller dries up
the pulp with extreme heat as fine blades scrape the tissue to
Cutting and Reeling: This is the final stage in the process, cut
the long lengthy paper into desired sizes, cut the tissue paper
to different sizes which are used for different purposes.