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  December 2013
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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Metso Paper
Issue Spotlight
Division will focus on tissue manufacturing and converting technologies on a global basis.
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Curriculum focuses on all types of forests, basics of photosynthesis, and facts about various types of trees.
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This year's forests report ranked Kimberly-Clark as the world sector leader for household and personal care products.
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Goldenrod Corp.
Naylor, LLC
Market Roundup
Market to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% during 2012-2016, pushed especially by the increasing demand of tissue paper for personal hygiene.
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Price increase of 5% to 15% for selected product lines has been immediately implemented, or as existing contracts allow.
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Company raised the price of its Botnia Nordic Pine and Botnia Nordic Strong NBSK pulps, effective December 1.
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Wood pulp exports from Russia totaled 1.36 million metric tons, worth $716.5 million,
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Company's December price for NBSK pulp sold in Europe will remain flat at $920 per metric ton.
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Tissue/Toweling Industry News
In addition to the tissue machine, the order includes automation solutions for machine, process, and quality controls. Project is set to start up in the second quarter of 2015.

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Jim Brown succeeds Joe Tadeo, who will be leaving the company to pursue outside interests.

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Available exclusively on the Apple iOS platform, the new app features access to updated product catalogs and cross-reference guide tools.
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Domtar will acquire all of the outstanding capital stock for EUR 285 million and the business is expected to have approximately EUR 140 million of debt, net of cash, at closing.
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Rebuild by Metso includes an Advantage DCT 135 forming section, press section, Advantage AirCap yankee hood, and a yankee dryer, as well as an Advantage WetDust dust handling system.
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New line includes a complete 2.6-m-wide Advantage NTT tissue machine equipped with an OptiFlo II TIS headbox, a Metso yankee cylinder, an Advantage AirCap yankee hood, sheet control, tail threading equipment, an Advantage WetDust dust management system, and an Advantage SoftReel reel.
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New Voith machine for company's mill in Miltenberg, Germany, is designed for an operating speed of 2,100 m/min. and will produce 36,000 metric tpy of high-quality toilet and towel paper, with a working width of 2.7 meters.
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Toscotec rebuild features a double press solution with a rebuild of the felt run, a new 15-ft.-dia. yankee dryer with doctoring system, and a yankee hood.
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Trützschler Nonwovens and Voith Paper, Germany, announced that a nonwovens fabric from their jointly developed production process successfully passed the official 3rd edition of the INDA and EDANA test, and became certified as "flushable."
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Company's $30.4 million upgrade of its tissue making and converting assets will replace two existing tissue machines. Startup is planned in approximately 20 months.
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Advantage DCT tissue making concept enables the production of most types of conventional tissue products with the highest quality in a cost-effective way.
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A main advantage of the new standard is an even greater focus on protecting human health, as well as additional broad sustainability requirements relating to the sourcing of fiber, and for further reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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New Milltech (owned by Toscotec, Italy) SMART-eMT yankee hood at mill in Italy is complete with air system and heat recovery.
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New Technologies
Valve, specially designed to withstand high pressures and abrasive slurries, has numerous features that make it ideal for isolation in high-pressure, high-density slurry lines.
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Series uses state-of-the-art measurement technology combined with robust, durable, and reliable instrumentation.
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Line features seven shaft heights, Quick-Connect power connectors, and 20- and 24-bit field replaceable encoders in 10 styles, all combined with a three-week lead time, beginning January 1.
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With this "all-round service," there is less coordination effort involved for the paper manufacturer who would normally have to liaise with a number of service providers.
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Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee
Group met Nov. 5-6, 2013, in Neenah, Wis., USA, to discuss safe practices and technical challenges to operating yankee dryers. More than 50 yankee owner/users and supplier/consultants were present.
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TAPPI’s Tissue Properties Subcommittee will conduct a four-hour workshop as part of the Tissue360° Forum at PaperCon on April 28-29, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn., USA.
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Covering basic manufacturing methods and chemistry, Tissue 101 is being offered April 30-May 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn., USA.
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Xerium Technologies, Inc.

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Ken Patrick
Editorial Director
30 years' experience writing for the pulp, paper, packaging, and allied industries

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

Anthony Land
Account Executive, Naylor, LLC

Larry N. Montague
President and CEO

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Vice President, Operations

Glenn Ostle
Editorial Director/Associate Publisher

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