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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
Company's strategic alliance with Mexico-based Fabrica de Papel San Francisco will support the growth of Orchids' U.S. west coast sales.
Workers at Crossett, Ark., and Muskogee, Okla., USA, mills loaded six tractor-trailers with bath tissue and paper towels destined for relief agencies working onsite in communities in Arkansas and Mississippi recently damaged by devastating tornadoes.
Event will take place June 21-28, 2015, in the cities of Lucca, Reggio Emilia, and Lecco, where participants can see, hear, and touch technology, working with real products.
Purpose of the international meeting is to learn and discuss different aspects and realities of the tissue paper industry.
Market Roundup
A total of 63.5% of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2013, according to an AF&PA report issued this past week.
In the first two months of 2014, Brazilian pulp production increased 4.5% compared with the same period in 2013.
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Burandt joined the company as a director in 2012 and has served as Interim CEO since April 2 of this year.
Company is in the process of starting up a new Hergen (Brazil) tissue machine at its Anápolis mill, in Goiás state, mid-western Brazil.
Company has begun the process of starting up its new Recard (Italy) tissue machine in Kostrzyn.
The PMP Intelli-Tissue 1200 EcoEc at Baoding is 2,850 mm wide at the reel, has a maximum working speed of 1,200 m/min, and has a production capacity of 60 metric tpd (basis weight range of 12.5 – 20 gsm).
New company will be called Halyard Health Inc. and will be headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., near Atlanta.
Lincoln Paper and Tissue, Lincoln, Maine, USA, will spend $7.8 million to improve energy of its tissue production line.
Company has ordered from Toscotec, Italy, a TT SYD (steel yankee dryer) to be installed at its tissue production site in Kasugai.
Agreement includes China Paper Machinery's participation in the share capital of PMT Italia as well as technological and commercial cooperation.
Company successfully started up its new VTM 1 tissue machine at mill in Indonesia, reaching an operating speed of 1,600 m/min three days after startup.
Services provide real-time data from washrooms, such as toilet use and refill consumption; data are easily accessible and interpreted online—via an office computer or in the field via smartphones and tablets.
Italian subsidiary, Wepa Lucca Srl, will sell its Italian tissue mill, Fabbrioche di Vallico, to Eurotec Srl of Italy.
New Technologies
Company's scientists have developed a tiny bead, the Battelle Smart Corrosion Detector bead, that not only detects corrosion but "delivers a payload" to help heal the microscopic cracks that rust creates.
AFT has introduced a new screening rotor--a critical component inside every pressure screen—that increases capacity, improves stability, and offers up to 30% in energy savings, compared with even AFT’s existing award-winning rotor designs.
CXT Electric Wire Rope Hoist for overhead cranes provides precise and customizable lifting to meet the needs of industrial plants and assembly workshops.
Festo Corp
Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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