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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
"The U.S. is the most important market in the tissue paper industry, so selecting an ideal facility location was critical to our continued growth in American markets," said Luigi Lazzareschi, CEO, Sofidel Group.
Company has acquired from Green Bay Converting a tissue converting plant and its corresponding business in Green Bay. Wis., and a new state of the art tissue converting building in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Company's first U.S. operation will be a $2 billion advanced manufacturing facility to produce natural color, straw fiber tissue products made from agricultural field waste such as wheat straw and corn stalks.
In as little time as it takes to drink a cup of coffee, you can add your data to help make this the most comprehensive salary analysis in the industry.
During the next 12 months, TAPPI will conduct three special tissue courses: Tissue 101-Properties and Processes, Tissue 201 – Operations and Runnability, and Tissue 202 – Converting Rolled Products,
Five tissue webinars are accessible to TAPPI members online.
Naylor Association Solutions
Market Roundup
In first eight months of this year, converted product shipments were up 2.3% y/y,parent roll production increased 1.9% y/y, operating rates were lower m/m, and parent roll prices were higher m/m for virgin and recycled grades
Company has implemented a global price increase effective immediately, or as contracts allow, of 2%-4% on select process chemicals and containers. Higher increases can be expected in countries where there has been significant local currency devaluation.
Pulp shipments were up 3.6% y/y in September, but stocks were down three days for BSK and two days for BHK pulps,
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
With a daily production of 110 metric tons, AMS BR Star Paper has increased its production to better satisfy the growing market’s demand and to follow the Group’s strategic option to diversify its activity in the tissue business.
W+D stands to benefit from Barry-Wehmiller’s strategic and operational resources as well as its ongoing commitment to the tissue, mailing, and hygiene industry sectors. W+D will operate as an independent business unit within Barry-Wehmiller’s Converting Solutions platform alongside PCMC (Italy and Green Bay, Wis., USA).
Thomas Lööb, corporate development director and chairman of Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid AB, will join the management team of Sweden-based Duni AB. Rexcell is a wholly owned subsidiary of Duni, manufacturing tissue and airlaid material.
High performance tissue converting technology is to be delivered to Resolute Forest Products’ Calhoun, Tenn., USA, mill, ready for expected start of tissue production in the first quarter of 2017.
Through the agreement, G-P will be the National Paper Sponsor of the Kids In Need Foundation through 2017, where it will donate a minimum of $365,000 in cash and in-kind paper products.
Year-long campaign brings together a comprehensive marketing plan across six G-P brands, including: Angel Soft, Brawny, Dixie, Sparkle, Quilted Northern, and Vanity Fair.
Company has officially opened two new capital projects at its industrial complexes in Cacia and Vila Velha de Ródão tissue mills in Portugal, representing a total investment of EUR 95.3 million.
Saarinen is currently working at Valmet as SVP, strategy and operational development. In his new CFO position, he continues as a member of Valmet's Executive Team and reports to the President and CEO Pasi Laine.
As part of the transaction, SCA and Vinda have signed an agreement regarding the exclusive license to market and sell the SCA brands TENA, Tork, Tempo, Libero, and Libresse in South East Asia, Taiwan, and South Korea.
Sävinger-Åslund is currently VP of human resources of the business unit SCA Incontinence Care Europe. She has worked for the company since 2001.
Company sold its entire holding of 12,108,723 A-shares, representing 4.3% and 2.8% of votes and capital, respectively.
Private label tissue producer reports that it will begin displaying the Rainforest Alliance (RA) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) trademarks on certain of its products.
By expanding the production output of tissue paper, WEPA will optimize the existing procurement and logistics structures in Europe, thus enhancing the competitiveness of the entire group.
New Toscotec's line includes an AHEAD-2.0 crescent former tissue machine with TT Headbox-MLT double-layer, a Steel Yankee Dryer (TT SYD-15FT), Milltech hood, and steam and condensate and dust removal system.
This closure (by the end o March 2016) will not affect operations and employees in Xerium’s Global Rolls R&D Center in Middletown. In fact, it will give the R&D team more room to accomplish product development and prototypes on next generation products.
Project included one AHEAD-1.5M machine, a second-generation Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-18FT, a 1,425 mm dia. suction press roll, and steam-heated hoods, as well as the stock preparation system. The machine has a working speed of 1,650 m/min. and will increase the mill’s production capacity by 40,000 metric tpy.
New Technologies
Maker of ecologically-designed disposable products has acquired Ultra Green's consumer goods line and relaunched with new naming and branding that allows Ecosentials to grow its presence through brick-and-mortar grocery stores and online.
New press will be loaded with the same fast make-ready and waste saving features as PCMC’s Fusion family of products—but with a smaller footprint (44 ft. length x 19 ft. width x 14 ft. height.
With new dispensers, businesses can deliver continuity in an elegant experience that begins at the front door and carries through to the washroom.
Units provide the flexibility of a scissor lift with the portability of an adjustable work platform to enhance ergonomics.
Since it was launched on the market, the HydroSeal has been used successfully in all suction roll types and for the production of all paper grades,
Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee
Committee meeting attendees were updated on several safety and energy saving techniques. Next meeting set for May 19, 2016, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Festo Corp
Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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