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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
Company reports that it plans to add two additional TAD (through-air-dried) tissue machines with an estimated annual capacity of 140,000 tons at locations to be announced in the near future.
 
Event will take place June 21-28, 2015, in Italy, in the cities of Lucca, Reggio Emilia, and Lecco.
 
This is Stargel's third time to receive the distinction since his first selection in 2010.
 
Introductory course covers the basic manufacturing methods and chemistry, providing a great foundation for anyone new to the tissue or converting industry.
 
GapCon
Naylor, LLC
Market Roundup
Company has increased the price of its NBSK market pulp in Europe to $940 per metric ton, effective March 1.
 
Company will raise the price for all paperboard tubes and cores by 5% - 8%, effective with shipments in the U.S. and Canada, beginning March 24.
 
Survey regarding market performance in the fourth quarter of 2013 and forecasts for the first quarter of 2014 show that exports and export-generated revenues are growing.
 
Naylor, LLC
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Company sold its wipes business, the Home and Personal business area, to Suominen in 2011, but the transfer of the Paulínia plant in Brazil was prolonged due to certain delays.
 
Transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion is expected to close by the end of Ashland’s fiscal year on September 30.
 
Award recognizes a company's sustainability program and efforts in helping Walmart achieve its sustainability goals. Cascades was chosen among more than 100 other suppliers.
 
Company expects the total impact of non-recurring exit related costs to be $12 - $15 million, of which approximately $10 million is expected to be incurred in 2014 and the remainder in 2015.
 
Company has contracted Toscotec, Italy, to reconfigure/rebuild its No. 5 tissue machine at mill in Spain.
 
Mill’s new PM 4 will come on-stream after a series of delays since the project was first announced in 2008.
 
Among the changes, Elane Stock, group president of Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP), has been elected group president of K-C International (KCI).
 
Valmet machine, acquired from a closed tissue mill in Sweden, is 3.1 meters wide and operates at a design speed of 1,200 m/min.
 
Twin wire machine will be modified into a crescent former designed for 1,700 m/min. and 100 metric tpd.
 
Expansion includes a new 13,000 sq. meter tissue conversion hall, a 55-meter-long, state-of-the art Italian made tissue winding machine, and robotized packing and dispatch.
 
Measurement and QMS system from Indev Gauging Systems has a production capacity of 91 metric tpd.
 
New Technologies
Because the valve is designed to provide long service life in highly abrasive applications, it can be used in many applications in the pulp and paper industry.
 
System combines anilox roll cleaning with modern technology, using a touch screen interface to clean rolls in-line or off-line with the touch of a button.
 
Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee
Meeting will be at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tenn., USA, immediately following the TAPPI Tissue360° Forum.
 

 

 
 
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