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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
New study by SCA shows a surprising number of Americans have used their workplace restrooms for more than they were intended.
Peer-reviewed program will address practical and technical techniques to design better products and help tissue mills operate more efficiently.
Attendees will learn the most important industry-accepted best practices that improve overall tissue machine efficiency.
Introductory course provides a great foundation for anyone new to the tissue or converting industry.
Naylor Association Solutions
Market Roundup
Increase would bring company's bleached eucalyptus pulp list prices to $860 in North America, $770 in Europe, and $660 in Asia
Company reduces prices for pine and softwood sawlogs by SEK 20 per cubic meter, solid under bark (mĀ³fub).
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Project creates one of the world’s largest rooftop solar installations, with panels covering some 300,000 sq. meters.
PM 2 is a wet crepe tissue machine that will produce 55,000 tpy of napkin and toweling grades for the away from home market.
Acquisition will be completed for a total purchase price of ZAR 1.6 billion (approximately $143 million).
Lock Haven, Pa., USA, facility will house second TAD machine, with the startup date expected to be December 2016.
Company's line of certified products will include paper towels, paper napkins, bathroom tissue, and facial tissue.
Company has invested $40 million for new Recard (Italy) tissue line, enabling it to increase tissue production to 42,000 metric tpy.
Company has successfully brought online a new PMP, Poland, Intelli-Tissue 1200 EcoEc machine at its mill in the Henan Province of China.
New Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line will be installed at the company's mill in Kostrzyn, Poland, and will fit ICT's intention to adopt state of the art technology for its tissue production.
State-of-the art additions include a co-generation plant, improvement of waste water quality, and introduction of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs).
Absorption Express, tested in full commercial scale at a number of mills, is a high yield pulp designed to replace much more expensive pulp in the production of tissue.
At the heart of the new venture is a GapCon EconSOFTTM tissue machine with a 70 metric tpd capacity, boasting an operating speed of 1,500 m/min., and a trim width of 2,750 mm.
HuySpeed QS is designed specifically to reduce the startup cycle on new felts and to provide more efficient overall production on high speed tissue machines.
New Technologies
Product functions by interfering with the chemical reaction that releases smell by blocking and then deactivating the catalysts of the reaction.
New system offers simplified installation method, closure coupling design that allows conformance to ASME B31.3 test inspection requirements, and a 3D thermal expansion compensation feature.
Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee
Committee is working on several Technical Information Papers (TIPS) to help yankee owner/users:
Festo Corp
Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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