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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
Shifting the production of White Cloud paper towels from Canada to Memphis helps Kruger use the capacity of the newer machinery installed three years ago. Kruger officials indicate that their Memphis plant could be expanded yet again after the recent $350 million upgrade.
 
Tissue paper is made from virgin new-growth fibers treated with glacier water from a Swiss mountain spring. It comes supplied with a cleanser and moisturizer to be sprayed onto each sheet before use.
 
Longtime TAPPI President and Executive Director Wayne H. Gross passed away on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. He was 69.
 
Download a free-of-charge white paper that explores the future of the global tissue industry—compliments of Fisher International and Tissue360° Newsletter.
 
Operations and runnability training only offered once this year.
 
Tissue industry will gather in May for world’s ONLY peer-reviewed non-commercial program of tissue technology.
 
Anual publication is a comprehensive purchasing tool for pulp and paper industry professionals, exposing your advertisements to decision-makers during the purchasing process.
 
Bonetti Company, Inc.
Naylor Association Solutions
Market Roundup
Latest report shows that U.S. converted tissue and towel product production and shipments increased in December 2015 and were up in 2015 compared with 2014.
 
Price index rose to a seven-month high in December 2015, according to data recently released by the U.S. Bureau of Statistics,
 
Companies hike February list prices $20 in North America to $960 per metric ton for NBSK and $920 per metric ton for SBSK.
 
December 2015 World-20 pulp shipments were at 97% capacity vs. 92% capacity ytd, according to PPPC statistics released this past week.
 
Naylor Association Solutions
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
TM 5 and TM 6, with steel yankees, will produce high-quality facial wipes, toilet paper, and handkerchief paper. TM 5 will startup at the end of 2016 and of TM 6 will come online at the beginning of 2017.
 
Two companies celebrate the tenth anniversary of a partnership ensuring the responsible manufacturing of environmentally preferable products that improve daily lives.
 
Unit will have a capacity of 135 bone dry metric tons per day, and one of the main properties that led to the order was the possibility to bleach in-line.
 
After the TM 2 installation, Hebei Xuesong Paper has two machines (right and left hand) in the same building based on an Integrated Tissue Mill concept.
 
High-speed tissue machine at Metalicplas (part of the Pehart Tec Group) in Romani, has a production capacity of 34,000 metric tpy (110 metric tpd).
 
Upgrade includes the press section, a new yankee cylinder, complete modernization of the the dryer hood, and modification of the drive.
 
Project will be based on the PMP Integrated Tissue Mill concept, which means two machines (left-hand and right-hand) in the same building, a shared control room, as well as a warehouse.
 
JSI will market and sell PMT winder products and provide technical service for PMT winders and reels as required by PMT.
 
Ari Saario will concentrate on ensuring an effective R&D process and commercialization of new innovations, right R&D project portfolio, and a clear R&D road-map to secure Valmet's technological leadership in the future.
 
SCA's (Sweden) acquisition of Wausau Paper Mosinee, Wis., USA, a North American Away-from-Home tissue company, has been closed for the total consideration of $513 million in cash.
 
Each tissue machine will have 60,000 metric tpy of tissue production capacity, with startup at Imperatriz planned for the third quarter of 2017 and startup at Mucuri expected in the fourth quarter of 2017.
 
Two "interventions" involved total rebuilding of the unwinder arm to guarantee a 30% increase in the diameter of the parent reel supported, and making the motorization of the unwinder independent with a complete new drive.
 
New line, including a complete delivery package from stock preparation equipment to rewinder, will be installed at the FHH s Al Nakheel mill in Abu Dhabi. Planned startup is the first quarter of 2017.
 
Naylor Association Solutions
Vooner Flogard Corporation
New Technologies
New dispenser is water-resistant and does not need to be covered or removed from walls during routine sanitation procedures, including high-pressure spray downs.
 
Able to erect, pack, and seal up to 12 bath tissue, paper towel, napkin, and facial tissue cases/min, Raptor SL lowers end of line labor expenses. Knock-down flat corrugated cases are put onto infeed conveyor, and more than six skids containing KDFs may be staged with optional extended infeed conveyor.
 
Utilizing progressive metering devices, the EDL1 has been developed for usage in sectional lubrication systems as well as in large machines with different lubrication requirements at varying distances.
 
 
Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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