Manufacturing facial tissues requires a few key steps, equipment, and materials. Here is a general overview of the process:
To start your own facial tissue manufacturing business, you will need to invest in the necessary equipment, including a pulp mill, tissue-making machine, cutting and folding machines, packaging equipment, and a warehouse for storing finished products. You will also need to obtain the necessary licenses and permits, and hire staff to operate the equipment and manage the business. It’s important to research the market demand and competition in your area to determine the viability of the business before investing in equipment and materials.
- Gather materials: To make facial tissues, you will need raw materials such as wood pulp or recycled paper, water, and chemicals such as bleach and softening agents. You will also need packaging materials, such as boxes and plastic wrappers.
- Prepare the pulp: The first step is to create the pulp that will become the facial tissue. Wood pulp or recycled paper is mixed with water and chemicals, and then beaten to create a slurry. This slurry is then pressed and dried to create sheets of tissue paper.
- Cut and fold the tissue: Once the tissue paper is created, it needs to be cut into the appropriate size for facial tissues. The sheets are then folded and stacked to create the individual tissue packets.
- Package the tissues: The individual tissue packets are then packaged in boxes and wrapped in plastic for distribution.