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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
"Our hygiene and forest products businesses are two strong operations with attractive offerings in their respective industries. After a thorough analysis, our conclusion is that a split of SCA into two listed companies is the best way to continue to create shareholder value, customer benefits, and further development opportunities," noted Magnus Groth, president and CEO of SCA.
Company has completed commissioning of the first tissue converting line at its state-of-the-art tissue facility currently under construction in Calhoun, Tenn., USA. The remaining two lines will be commissioned by year-end.
TISSUE 2017 is an expansion of the Tissue360o Forum, held annually during PaperCon since 2012, into a full conference and exhibit. Being jointly developed by TAPPI and RISI, the TISSUE 2017 program will be non-commercial and peer reviewed.
This course helps deliver confidence for many professionals working in operations today.
Curriculum is designed to mprove converting plant productivity and reduce production bottlenecks.
Bonetti Company, Inc.
Insight Technology International LLC
Naylor Association Solutions
Market Roundup
Net imports were 5.1% higher m/m (+36.5% y/y) in June (latest customs data). U.S. exports of converted tissue products were down 3.9% y/y in June, while Canadian volumes increased 0.5%. U.S. net imports of parent rolls jumped 39.9% y/y (-10.1% m/m) in July.
Index declined in July 2016 for the second straight month.
Bleached softwood kraft (BSK) pulp was up 5.1% y/y, and bleached hardwood kraft (BHK) pulp was up 4%.
BSK pulp is at 104.04 versus 104.11 in July. BHK pulp is at 99.0 versus July’s reading of 100.49.
Vooner Flogard Corporation
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Due to its strategic location, this converting plant will foster synergies and enhance Cascades' integration rate in the region by converting parent rolls manufactured in other Cascades plants.
Domtar acquired HDIS for a total cash consideration of $45 million, with a possible earn-out payment of up to $10 million.
New tissue machine adds another 60,000 metric tpy of tissue products to Hengan's current production of more than one million metric tpy.
Expected delivery of the new Valmet yankee dryer, with internal bearings and snap, is the middle of October 2016. Entering the cylinder is scheduled for the end of October 2016.
In addition to significantly improving paper quality, the new machine will produce 119 metric tpd at a speed of 1,830 m/min. Except for the existing yankee dryer, which will be reused, all other machine components will be new and based on Voith's machine model VTM 3.
In addition to the latest-generation drum pulper from Andritz, the scope of supply also includes erection supervision and training as well as startup and commissioning, which are scheduled for March 2017.
Rodney Gloss has an extensive background in virtually all aspects of corporate finance, public reporting, accounting, and treasury operations. He has significant experience with strategic planning, information systems, procurement, human resources, production planning, and lean production processes.
Tom Polaski comes to Coldwater after serving in similar roles the past 26 years with GL&V, Weavexx, and Huyck. Prior to that, he worked as a papermaker for both Weyerhaeuser and Lake Superior Paper.
Assignment covers environmental permit application development services and pre-engineering services for the new mill.
Mark Hamer discovered that his dining companions were Hongxin Li, chairman of Shandong Sun Paper Industry JSC, and his daughter, Lina Li. The industrial recruiter looking to make new commercial friendships had just sat down in very good company.
To house the new facility, the Romanian company took over a facility that was previously operated by a local eatery.
OMET Americas, Inc.
Combining these organizations will help to capture synergies and facilitate best practice sharing within the consumer business.
Company will implement restructuring measures at its production plants in Hondouville and Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France. The restructuring measures are aligned with the company’s strategy to improve production efficiency to drive cost and capital efficiency and further increase value creation in the tissue business area.
Germany-based Nopco is a producer and supplier of advanced chemical solutions for the pulp and paper industry.
Vinda has started up two new Toscotec machines, TM 9 and TM 10. Both machines are AHEAD-2.0M, with a design speed of 1,800 m/min. TM 10 is the 21st machine supplied by Toscotec to Vinda.
Company has sold its Group Division Voith Industrial Services to funds advised by the private equity investment firm Triton.
Wingate has completed the sale of its portfolio company, Dunn Paper Inc., to Arbor Investments, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Dunn is a producer of made-to-order tissues and specialty grades for food packaging and consumer product markets.
Rebuild by PMP included a steel Intelli-YD, an Intelli-Hood®, and a steam and condensate system. TM 7, equipped with PMP’s state-of-the-art technology, has successfully started up.
Edson Packaging Machinery Limited
New Technologies
New strainer gaskets are suitable for standard flanged connections and can be inserted upstream from sensitive and costly processing equipment.
New electronic knifeholders deliver superior slit quality, ease of use and increased blade life.
Clutch/brakes are an excellent option for high cycle (50 to 300 cpm) applications because they eliminate the damage to keyways and motor shafts that commonly occur.
Kadant Inc.
Xerium Technologies, Inc.
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