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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
Transaction includes the sale of five Clearwater Paper specialty tissue and machine glazed paper mills located at Wiggins, Miss., Menominee, Mich., East Hartford, Conn., Gouverneur (Natural Dam), N.Y., and St. Catharines, Ont., Canada.
Bew website contains videos, infographics, and posters designed to educate businesses and employees about fighting germs in the cold and flu season.
Merger forms a multi-facility, integrated producer of tissue paper products, to be known as Atlas Paper Holdings Inc.
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
Sanitary paper producer price index was flat in November 2014, at a 3.5-year low, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics.
Developing regions will account for about 90% of this demand and seek recovered paper from developed regions, which are major suppliers of recovered paper.
Company has reduced prices for pine and softwood sawlogs by SEK 20 per cubic meter, solid under bark (mĀ³fub).
International trade of wood chips has steadily increased during the past decade and will likely reach a record high of some 36 million tons for 2014, when final numbers are tabulated.
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
PM 2 is now a wet crepe tissue machine that will produce 55,000 tpy of napkin and toweling grades for the away from home market,
Toscotec, Italy, will supply new PM 3 tissue machine and will rebuild the existing PM 2 at Papelera Nicaragua in Argentina.
Supplied by Kawanoe Zoki, Japan, tissue machine is 2.66 meters wide with a design speed of 600 m/min.
Startup date for new TAD line at Lock Haven is expected to be December 2016.
Mill’s PM 7 is designed for a paper width of 2,700 mm and in the future will produce toilet paper and paper towels from 100% virgin pulp at a working speed of 2,100 m/min. With this production capacity, PM 7 is currently one of the most capable tissue machines in the world.
AHEAD-1.5M crescent former tissue machine will have a single-layer headbox, single press configuration with suction pressure roll TT SPR1045, a 12-ft.-dia. steel yankee dryer TT SYD-12FT, and a reel section TT Reel-P.
Recent state-of-the art additions include a cogeneration plant, improvement of wastewater quality, and introduction of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs), all of which have provided the necessary efficiency and productivity advances to compete successfully on the manufacturing world stage.
Martin-Löf has informed the company's principal owners that he is not available for reelection at the annual general meetings during the spring 2016 in the listed companies, where he currently holds board assignments.
New service center will be located in the Jakarta area on the island of Java, and will be fully operational at the beginning of 2017.
Mill in Jinggu county in China’s southwestern province of Yunnanshut has been down following a very strong earthquake in early October of last year.
New Technologies
Product functions by interfering with the chemical reaction that releases smell by blocking and then deactivating the catalysts of the reaction.
New sensor on the market measures and controls tension of wires and press felts precisely, safely, and reliably. Sensors of the new system are suitable for use in former, press, and dryer sections of tissue, paper, and board machines.
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.
Festo Corp
Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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