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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
Project will increase the plant's overall production by approximately 20,000 metric tons annually and will help to consolidate approximately 600 jobs.
 
Biostimulant made from wheat straw restores soil, strengthens crops, increases yields
 
Mill entered its first building phase with a ceremony in mid-July that drew dozens of elected officials, including, among others, Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor, Congressman Steve Stivers, State Senator Bob Peterson, and State Representative Gary Scherer.
 
The late Sam Archer, formerly of Kimberly-Clark and Nalco, was awarded the first Tissue Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes an individual whose achievements in management, technology, or marketing have resulted in preeminent benefit to the world’s tissue industry.
 
Offerings include Tissue 101, Tissue 201, and Tissue 202, as well as elearning offerings and Company Classrooms.
 
Originally scheduled to begin tomorrow, Aug. 10, 2016, enforcement will now begin Nov. 1, 2016.
 
Bonetti Company, Inc.
Cristini
Market Roundup
June Index fell below May’s 16-month high, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 
Manufacturers of facial tissue are now looking to the fast-moving Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa, and Latin American regions to drive sales growth.
 
Price trend for hardwood chips traded overseas has been downward since late 2011 when the FOEX price index reached a record high of almost $207/odmt. In May of this year, this Index was $167.29, representing a 19.1% decline in 4.5 years.
 
Insight Technology International LLC
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Delivery for both machines at the new mill includes quality control systems, tissue machine drive systems, 800xA control systems, collaborative production management, as well as motors, drives, and electrification equipment and infrastructure, and a resident service contract.
 
Startup of PM 3 at the Papelera Nicaragua mill, Argentina, follows the rebuilding of PM 2 that Toscotec also carried out in February 2015.
 
Additional production equipment in Auburn, Mass., USA, allows for a quick turnaround time of ceramic-tipped blades compared with bringing the product in from Kadant’s European-based blade production facility, and also provides increased flexibility for producing doctor blades with special characteristics for unique applications.
 
Product is being manufactured at the company’s new Ortigueira mill, in southern Brazil, which kicked off in March 2016. The facility has a 1.5 million metric tpy combined eucalyptus and softwood kraft pulp capacity.
 
Award recognizes a company’s sustainability efforts and achievements and applauds its assistance in helping Walmart reach its own sustainability goals.
 
Startup of the new TM 11 and TM 12 at L&M's Dongguan, China, mill is expected to take place, respectively, in September and July 2017.
 
Paloma, a producer of hygiene products that is in majority state ownership, is one of about 30 Slovenian companies whose privatization is due to start or be completed this year.
 
In his new role, Bill Easley is focused on the PCMC ELS-Max Inline product and will be responsible for establishing relationships and meeting customer needs in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Eastern Canada, and Southeast states.
 
Sapro has since become Turkey’s largest wet wipes producer by capacity. Some 75% of its sales are in the European markets, primarily as private label products to large European retail chains.
 
Siemens Industry International
Company has appointed Michelle A. Cormier, Martin Couture, and Patrick Lemaire to its board of directors.
 
Tissue machine successfully passed its guarantee test recently. Its operating speed is up to 2,001 m/min, which is the fastest speed with a steam hood in the world, leading the industry in several performance indexes.
 
Vooner Flogard Corporation
Evoqua, Warrendale, Pa., USA, was selected by energy developer DCO Energy LLC to provide equipment and services for a new $200 million, 50 MW biomass/wood waste-to-energy cogeneration project for Procter & Gamble Co. in Albany, Georgia.
 
One employee and two firefighters were injured during the battle to extinguish an "intensely smoky fire" at Georgia-Pacific’s mill in Palatka, Fla.
 
OMET Americas, Inc.
Tissue company was mentioned in a WWF report titled "50 Years of WWF in Italy" for its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and for its sustainable management of forestry resources.
 
Rom Paper was founded in 2002 in Cristian, Brasov county, central Romania. Its main activities are the manufacturing and trade of napkins, hand towels, toilet paper, professional paper towels, dry tissues for salon and SPA, and facial tissues.
 
Most recent is the seventh eight-hour strike since April at the tissue mill near Lucca, Italy.
 
Company has started trial runs on a new 25,000 metric tpy Andritz tissue machine at its mill in Nanxiong city, Guangdong province.
 
Edson Packaging Machinery Limited
New Technologies
Typically, these cores are disposed of after the product wound around them is used in the production process, impacting logistics and industrial costs.
 
All models are controlled by the R1C 19-in. rack-mounted controller, which can be integrated into a single cabinet to control an entire line.
 
New material reduces startup time and has shown to reduce energy consumption.
 
EnerSoft TS is a new generation polyurethane roll cover technology specifically engineered for demanding tissue pressure rolls positions.
 
 
Kadant Inc.
Xerium Technologies, Inc.
Safety Hats - Direct Digital Manufacturing Services

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