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Metso Paper
Issue Spotlight
Papers will focus on education and technical advances in base sheet technology, safety, and converting.
Companies have announced a joint project to implement the world’s first 5 metric tpd cellulose filament demonstration plant at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières paper mill.
In celebration of its 90th anniversary, Kimberly-Clark’s Kleenex brand is partnering with well-known style icon Isaac Mizrahi to introduce four new and unique designs to the Kleenex Expressions line of products,
Introductory course, covering the basic manufacturing methods and chemistry, is being offered April 30-May 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn., USA.
New offering is being redesigned and will be available in August 2014.
Goldenrod Corp.
Naylor, LLC
Market Roundup
Indexed price in the U.S.was $988.06 per metric ton on December 10, while in Europe it was $906.00 per metric ton. Prices for BHK in Europe were $770.94 (EUR 564.34) per metric ton.
Country's output of wood pulp and pulp from fibrous materials decreased by 6.7% in January through November of 2013.
Sawlog prices were higher in almost all of 20 regions worldwide, the only exceptions being in Canada, Western U.S., Finland, and Brazil, where prices were slightly lower than in the previous quarter.
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Martti Asunta has been a member of the board since 2005 and chairman since 2008.
The 2.76-meter-wide machine, with a design speed of 770 meters/min, is one of a few capable of making virgin fiber tissue in Xinjiang, using market pulp imported from Russian as furnish.
Indas is Spain's largest manufacturer and marketer of branded adult incontinence products.
Machine with Valmet Advantage DCT 135 Technology smoothly came on-stream and is currently running at a guaranteed design speed of 1,900 m/min producing facial tissue of high quality and low basis weight.
Mill will run only one or two of its four paper machines on a regular basis the remainder of this winter.
Toscotec, Italy (and its associate Milltech), will conduct a major dry-end rebuild of the company's PM 2 tissue machine in Besalu, Catalunya, Spain, with startup scheduled for the second quarter of this year.
Company’s tissue mill business will continue to operate at full capacity.
Sustainable Low Carbon Tissue Manufacturing (SLCTM) project is part of Metsä Group’s work on improving its energy efficiency 10% by the year 2020.
Company will raise prices of its baking and cooking papers by 5% in the first quarter.
Company's subsidiary, YDS Worldwide Ltd, has begun activities at its new site at Wigan, U.K., providing yankee dryer services.
Fredrik Rystedt will replace retiring Lennart Persson, effective March 1, although he will formally assume his position on July 1.
Advantage DCT tissue production line, to be installed at the company’s new mill site in the city of Mersin, is scheduled to start up in 2015.
With a width of 5.6 meters and an operating speed of 1,900 meters/min., the new production line will produce 60,000 metric tpy of high-quality facial, toilet, and towel grades.
New Technologies
System offers a simplified installation method, a patented closure coupling design that allows conformance to the ASME B31.3 test inspection requirements, and a unique-to-the-market 3D thermal expansion compensation feature.
New model is specifically designed for accurate flow measurement of liquids in demanding industrial environments.
Unit enables wastewater plant personnel to operate dewatering equipment with accurate and efficient continuous optimization.
Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee
Spring meeting of the YDS&RC will be held April 30–May 1 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tenn., USA, immediately following the TAPPI Tissue360° Forum.

Festo Corp
Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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