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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
Kimberly-Clark, Fisher International to Speak at 2016 keynote session.
 
Introductory TAPPI webinar covers softness definition; furnish selection, chemistry, manufacturing, creping, and softness quantification techniques.
 
A Few Seats Remain for Tissue Operations and Runnability Training.
 
Compliments of Fisher International and "Tissue360° Newsletter," this white paper explores the future of the global tissue industry.
 
Technology breakfast seminar on tissue making technology will be conducted on March 15, 2016, in New Orleans, La,, USA, in conjunction with Tissue World Americas.
 
Bonetti Company, Inc.
Cristini
Market Roundup
The U.S. sanitary paper producer price index dropped to a five-year low in January 2016, according to data maintained by the U.S. Bureau of Statistics.
 
Company will increase its market price for northern bleached softwood kraft pulp (NBSK) deliveries in Europe to $810/metric ton, effective April 1, 2016.
 
Global hydrogen peroxide market is exhibiting a CAGR of 5.60% from 2015 to 2023. The 2014 global hydrogen peroxide market was recorded to be valued at $3.7 billion, which is expected to rise to $6 billion by the end of 2023.
 
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
After the record-breaking startup, another first for the turnkey tissue machine at the Dej facilities in Romania, the maximum production speed target was achieved in just four weeks.
 
New converting plant allows EKA to align its tissue production with its away-from-home and at-home market goals.
 
China-based company has chosen Toscotec’s TT SYD-18FT steel Yankee dryer, to benefit from high energy efficiency and drying capacity. Startup is scheduled for June 2017.
 
New operation in Fort Smith, Ark., USA, will create up to 83 highly-skilled jobs with a total capital investment of approximately $80 million.
 
Today, March 8, in celebration of International Women's Day, G-P's Brawny paper towels brand introduces inspiring stories of four women who have overcome adversity and are empowering others through their accomplishments.
 
Slim canister is ideal for any small or on-the-go space, and available in a variety of trend-inspired patterns which fit seamlessly into any room.
 
Toscotec upgrade includes a modification of the forming section and the complete replacement of the old hood with a new MONO Yankee Hood fed by natural gas and complete with a relevant air system and heat recovery system.
 
SCA Logistics and CMP (Copenhagen Malmö Port AB), have signed a partnership agreement that makes Malmö, Sweden, a new hub in the hygiene product company’s transport network. The goods arrive by ship at CMP, where they are transhipped and sent on to customers in the region.
 
Partnership with Recard will allow Memphis, Tenn., USA-based Brunn Air Systems to broaden its array of services for the tissue industry.
 
Advantage NTT 200 machine can produce both conventional; and structured grades of tissue, and will allow Sofidel to improve the quality of its product range and further increase the plant’s energy efficiency. It is 5.5 meters wide, operates at a speed of 2,000 meters/min, and has a production capacity of 70,000 metric tpy.
 
Company has acquired new customers and the Forest brand of tissue products from Forest Papir Kft in Hungary, including 30,000 metric tpy of converting capacity and a converting plant in Piszke, Hungary.
 
Machines will be installed at Suzano mills in Imperatriz and Mucuri, Brazil. The Imperatriz machine is scheduled for startup in June 2017, and the machine to be located in Mucuri is expected to go on-line in September 2017.
 
Italy-based Synergo aims to support Toscotec’s continued growth, both organically and through selective strategic add-on acquisitions.
 
Two Ahead 2.0M will be installed at Vinda’s Sanjiang facility in Guangdong province, where Vinda already has eight Toscotec-supplied tissue machines running, to attain a total mill capacity of 250,000 metric tpy.
 
Rebuild of TM 13 at WEPA’s Cassino mill will complete the multiple steps of a mill upgrade started by Toscotec there in 2010.
 
Vooner Flogard Corporation
Naylor Association Solutions
New Technologies
With the power to move loads ranging from 100 lb. to more than 100,000 lb., the RollMover increases productivity by preventing the need to wait for special tow trucks or moving machinery.
 
Creping blades use a thermal spray technology to offer a unique ceramic-tip that provides tissue producers with excellent creping performance in terms of operating life and tissue softness.
 
OnTrack is a suite of work process management solutions designed to deliver the insight and real-time data operators need to act quickly and consistently.
 
Compact, stand-alone coulometer offers several unique features that make it ideal for fast, precise determination of low-level water content.
 
App enables user to achieve accurate adjustment of spherical roller and CARB toroidal roller bearings mounted on tapered seatings.
 
SMART Connect now includes seamless connectivity to existing site computer systems with automatic data backup, and its new mobile monitoring capabilities provide the ability to monitor nip analytics from smartphones and tablets, at anytime, and from anywhere.
 
 
Kadant Inc.
Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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