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  June 2010
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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Issue Spotlight
The Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, this past week reported that its Bounty brand teamed up with husband-and-wife duo Peter Facinelli and Jennie Garth, along with dozens of local Los Angeles-area volunteers from HandsOn Network and Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, to "Make a Clean Difference" at Los Angeles' Kingsley Elementary School.
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The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 192,000 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone. With the goal of bringing an end to this terrible disease, Kimberly-Clark Corp. (Dallas, Texas, USA) reports that its Depend brand this past week launched the second year of "The Depend Campaign to End Prostate Cancer."
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Market Roundup
Botnia, Finland, has increased pulp prices in Europe, beginning June 1 until further notice.
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The Paper Specialties Business Unit of Clariant, Muttenz, Switzerland, this past week announced global price increases for its entire paper chemicals portfolio, depending on the specific product group, by up to 30%.
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Södra, Sweden, has announced an increase of $20 per metric ton for softwood pulp in Europe.
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Tissue/Toweling Industry News
The Al Zeina Paper Mill, Ramadan City, Cairo, Egypt ,reports that PMT Italia, Italy, has successfully completed performance guarantee testing on a new Crescent Former tissue machine it supplied to the mill on a turn-key project basis.
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Cascades Inc., Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada, has appointed Allan Hogg VP and CFO. Over the years, Hogg has held various positions at Cascades, including director of finance and treasurer of the company and, more recently, VP, finance.
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When you use recycled paper to make nearly all of your products, it makes sense to promote wind power and conservation, Suzanne Blanchet, president of Cascades Tissue Group, said in a MarketWatch report last week.
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Clearwater Paper Corp., Spokane, Wash., USA, reports that its board of directors has approved plans to build a new Through-Air-Dried (TAD) paper machine and seven converting lines capable of producing ultra grades of private label tissue products.
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Last summer First Quality Tissue, Great Neck, N.Y., USA, announced plans to build an additional tissue/towel manufacturing facility with a location to be announced at a later date. The company recently confirmed that it has now selected Anderson, S.C, USA, as the site for its latest expansion.
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Fraser Papers Inc., Toronto, Ont., Canada, reports that its subsidiary Fraser N.H. LLC, has reached an agreement to sell substantially all of its assets to an investment fund managed by MerchantBanc LLC, of Manchester, N.H., USA.
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Great Northern Corp., Appleton, Wis., USA, has won the National Paperboard Packaging Competition Innovation Award for its work in the creation of the Kleenex Hand Towel package.
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EcoSynthetix Inc., Lansing, Mich., USA, has appointed Philip Greenall sales director – Europe.
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Mike Jansen has been named VP, Finance, and CFO of SCA Tissue North America.
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Kimberly-Clark Corp., Dallas, Texas, USA, this past week held a grand opening ceremony for its first plant in Stupino, Russia, which is located near Moscow.
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Kimberly-Clark Corp., Dallas, Texas, USA, reports that in 2009 it continued to make progress toward its economic, environmental, and social responsibility commitments, according to its seventh annual sustainability report.
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Metsä Tissue, Finland, reports that it plans to increase production capacity and enhance its product, brand, and service offering in Poland.
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The Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, this past week launched its Supplier Environmental Sustainability Scorecard and rating process to measure and improve the environmental performance of its key suppliers.
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Metsä Tissue, Finland, reports that it has completed the rebuild and started up PM 10 at its Mänttä Mill in Finland ahead of schedule.
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SCA, Stockholm, Sweden, this month is celebrating the 50th year anniversary of its Zewa brand of toilet tissue and household towels on the German market.
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Sipat S.A. (Societé Industrielle Des Papiers "Tissues") reports the startup of two rebuilt tissue machines (PM. 1 and PM. 2) at its mill in Meknes, Morocco.
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Solaris Paper, Australia, reportedly will build a new tissue converting plant in the Sydney, Australia, area, to come online this August.
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SCA, Stockholm, Sweden, this week announced that Kersti Strandqvist has been appointed Senior VP of the new corporate staff function for Sustainability and will also be a member of SCA's Corporate Senior Management Team.
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New Technologies
ABB, Dundalk, Ireland, has introduced a new High-Performance Infrared (HPIR) moisture sensor for its QCS800xA Quality Control System (QCS).
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Kimberly-Clark Corp., Dallas, Texas, USA, has launched U by Kotex, a feminine care product with new packaging and design, and which, the company says, "empowers women to change the conversation surrounding women's health,"
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Ken Patrick
Editorial Director
30 years' experience writing for the pulp, paper, packaging, and allied industries

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