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  January 2010
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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Issue Spotlight
A comprehensive tissue program is planned for TAPPI PaperCon 2010, May 2 - 5, in Atlanta, Ga
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The European Tissue Symposium (ETS), Brussels, Belgium, has conducted two studies related to hand drying in public washrooms
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When the 40th Earth Day dawns on April 22, SCA Tissue North America (Philadelphia, Pa., USA) will have added wind power to the solar power that is generating green electricity at its Service Excellence Center (SEC) in the town of Menasha, Wis
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Market Roundup
BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany, has increased the sales prices for all of its wet end paper chemicals up to 20% in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, effective the first of this year
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Botnia, Finland, increased its NBSK (Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft) pulp prices in Europe by $30 per metric ton, effective January 1
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Södra Cell, Sweden, announced a $30 per metric ton price increase for its softwood pulps
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Tissue/Toweling Industry News
Empire Tissue Co., a privately-held startup company based in Rhinebeck, N.Y., USA, is moving forward with plans to build a new, $125 million, 70,000 metric tpy tissue mill in the Village of Solvay, N.Y
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Asia Pulp & Paper Co., (APP), Jakarta, Indonesia, reportedly has signed a deal with Voith Paper, Germany, for three tissue machines to be installed at APP mills in China
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Blue Heron Paper Co., Oregon City, Ore., USA, a producer of toweling and newsprint grades, and which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection December 31, has reached an agreement with its primary lender that will allow the company to stay in business while it reorganizes
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China HengAn Group, China, is reportedly in the testing stage with its new tissue converting machinery recently supplied by Foshan Nanhai Dechangyu Paper Machinery Manufacturing Co., in Guangdong, China
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Protisa-Peru's new No. 3 tissue machine, Lima, Peru, is reportedly operating stably at 2,000 m/min, and is one of the fastest in the Chile-based CMPC Group
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Glatfelter, York, Pa., USA, a producer of specialty papers and engineered paper products, will purchase Concert Industries Corp. from Brookfield Special Situations Management, an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management (Toronto, Ont., Canada) for C$246.5 million ($235 million).
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Hayat Kimya A.S., Turkey, has ordered a complete tissue production line from Metso, Finland, to be installed at the company's mill in Yeniköy near the city of Izmit
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LPC Group, Leicester, U.K., reports that it is planning to develop a second U.K. tissue paper mill close to its base, in Leicester that will create 100 new jobs
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Tissue and towel producer Marcal Manufacturing, Elmwood Park, N.J., USA, reports that it is extending its commitment to the environment with the launch of new classroom resources to teach young people about paper recycling
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Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, this week announced the appointment of Linda Clement-Holmes as senior VP-global diversity and global business services, effective February 1
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SCA, Stockholm, Sweden, reports that it will build a new production line for incontinence care products in Russia at its plant in the city of Veniov in the Tula district some 180 km south of Moscow
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SCA Tissue North America, Philadelphia, Pa., USA, reports that members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1478 at the company's South Glens Falls, N.Y., mill recently ratified a labor contract that constitutes a master labor agreement applicable to union workers at all SCA Tissue operations
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Pudumjee Agro Industries, India, Part of the M.P. Jatia Group, has completed the rebuild of No. 6 tissue machine at its Pune city, Maharashtra state, mill
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New Technologies
Wausau Paper, Mosinee, Wis., USA, has introduced its Dubl-Nature and EcoSoft Green Seal 1,000 ft. hard wound roll towels
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Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee
The TAPPI Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee is a group of owner/users and service providers who have engaged to reduce drying system delay that causes low productivity and negatively impacts dryer safety and overall business results
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Ken Patrick
Editorial Director
30 years' experience writing for the pulp, paper, packaging, and allied industries

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Associate Editor
20 years' experience in the pulp, paper, packaging, and allied industries

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