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Goldenrod Corp.
Issue Spotlight
SCA has decided to discontinue its hygiene business in India.
Paper producer giant Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has seen lower growth for paper in the last few years but predicts significant growth in the demand for tissue paper.
Suzano’s board has approved a Real 346.4 million (US$105.8 million) loan with the Brazilian Northeast Bank (Banco do Nordeste) to be used in the construction of two tissue paper production units in the country – one in Imperatriz, Maranhão state, and another in Mucuri, Bahia state.
CMPC is again the target of a collusion case, this time involving Kimberly-Clark.
Eden Roc Resort Location Chosen for October 2017 Event
Huggies Ramps up Efforts to Close Diaper Gap
Be recognized as one of TAPPI’s Top Outstanding Young Professionals. The deadline to submit nomination forms is Monday January 30, 2017.
Bonetti Company, Inc.
Insight Technology International LLC
Toscotec S.p.A
Market Roundup
The global biodegradable superabsorbent material market is expected to reach $190 million by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, San Francisco, CA.
SCA, Sweden, has agreed to acquire BSN medical, Luxembourg, a leading medical solutions company, from the private equity group EQT.
U.S. sanitary paper producer price index declines for third straight month in November 2016.

U.S. BSK (bleached softwood kraft) pulp imports were up 5% y/y through the first 10 months of the year, according to data maintained by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census.
American Baler Company
Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Precision Paper Converters, Kaukauna, WI, has announced the $5.8-million expansion of its facility and installation of a state-of-the-art facial tissue interfolder and cartoner.
Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing was gearing up to start trial runs on the sixth 60,000-tonne/yr tissue machine at its Chongqing mill in southwestern China in late 2016.
A leading Chinese manufacturer of tissue and hygiene products has announced further expansion plans.
Guizho Chitianhua will greatly expand its capacity with Italian help.
Recard has revealed new information about a project in Bangladesh that was earlier confidential.
ABC Tissue will expand, renovate and further integrate its manufacturing facilities in Australia.
Recard will deliver a turnkey tissue plant to Alex Converta, Borg El Arab El Quedeeda City, Alexandria.
A resident of Epukiro in the Omaheke Region will soon realize his dream to establish a multi-million-dollar pulp and paper mill.
Baoding Zhongxin Paper has kicked off trial runs on a new 15,000-tonne/yr tissue machine in Baoding city, in China’s northern province of Hebei.
OMET Americas, Inc.
In August 2016, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer), Jelenia Góra, Poland, signed a contract with Zhe Jiang Huachuan, China, for delivery of key technological units for its PM 8, located in the company’s Yiwu mill, Zhejiang Province, China.
Ukraine’s Kiev Cardboard and Paper Mill (KCPM) has restarted its tissue machine PM 1 at its mill in Obukhov near Kiev.
SCA has been recognized for its sustainability programs.
CMPC subsidiary IPUSA has again opted for Cellwood equipment.
Nanning Phoenix Pulp & Paper is closing its only pulp and paper mill, located in Nanning city, in China’s Guangxi autonomous region.
C&S Paper is mulling over adding 200,000 tonnes/yr of new tissue paper capacity at its mill in Xiaogan city, Hubei province, to feed demand in central China.
According to the Times of Swaziland, Swazi Paper Mills is finally going under the hammer.
Many small tissue mills in Mancheng county in China’s northern province of Hebei continue to take mandated downtime as the authorities of the smog-afflicted region are determined to reduce pollution.
Century Pulp and Paper has been hit with a fine and further investigations over pollution problems with its sole mill in Lalkua, in northern India.
According to the Natchez Democrat, Adams County Supervisors unanimously approved a fee-in-lieu tax incentive agreement with paper company von Drehle that will net the county just under $400,000 in taxes annually.
Edson Packaging Machinery Limited
New Technologies
In accordance with the strategic development plan begun in 2012, Pulsar Srl, Italy, has announced that it will modify its organizational structure.
In the 2015/16 fiscal year, the Voith Group, Heidenheim, Germany, reported that it successfully completed the transformation of the Group, which has taken several years.
A new Force Control video details the MagnaShear™ spring set, electric release motor brakes featuring Oil Shear technology.
Kadant Inc.
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