Over the Wire - Tissue Edition


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Issue Spotlight
WEPA's Giershagen, Germany, tissue mill has successfully replaced two scanning nuclear basis weight sensors with Metso infrared units that measure both weight and moisture.

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A comprehensive tissue program is planned for TAPPI PaperCon 2010, May 2 - 5, in Atlanta, Ga.

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AF&PA announced this past month that a record-high 63.4% of paper consumed in the U.S. was recovered for recycling in 2009.

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Arauco, Santiago, Chile, one of the world's largest pulp producers, said that it expects to recover 70% of its pulp output capacity during April.

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As reported in previous issues of OTW--Tissue Edition, the pulp industry in Chile is expected to begin recovery and restart operations this month.

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Tissue/Toweling Industry News
First Quality Tissue, Great Neck, N.Y., USA, is considering August, Ga., and Anderson, S.C., as possible sites for a new 2 million-square-foot tissue mill.

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Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., USA, announced that it intends to make significant investments, which could total more than $500 million, in an advanced, proprietary tissue-papermaking technology.

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Kimberly Clark, Dallas, Texas, USA, has completed the successful rebuild of tissue machine TM 2 at its Enstra Tissue Mill in South Africa.

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Kimberly-Clark Corp., Dallas, Texas, USA, was recently recognized as one of the "Best Corporate Citizens" for the second consecutive year.

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Ron Eklund has joined Klass Associates Inc., Redington Beach, Fla., USA, as a senior associate.

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Mediterranean Paper Mills (MPM), Syria, has ordered a new tissue line from Toscotec (Italy) to be installed as a replacement for TM 1 at the company's Jableh, Lattakia, mill.

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Mercury Paper, part of the Sinar Mas Group, Shanghai, China, will invest $21.2 million to expand its current tissue and toweling facility in Shenandoah County, Va., USA, and relocate its North American headquarters to the site, creating 150 new jobs in the process.

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Toscotec, Italy, has named Francesco Pierucci sales manager East Europe/Near Middle East.

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SCA, Sweden, recently set a new tissue machine world speed record at its mill in Neuss, Germany

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Launching its "Be TENAcious" campaign this week with six-time Olympian Anne Abernathy and HealthyWomen, SCA North America, Philadelphia, Pa., USA, said that "more than one in forty women over 40 face bladder control issues and many are suffering in silence and not seeking out solutions that can enable them to lead the lives they desire."

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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 Tissue North America, Philadelphia, Pa., USA, reports that its U.S. paper mill and converting operations in Neenah and Menasha, Wis., and in Barton, Ala., have achieved ISO 14001:2004 certification.

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Offered for the first time in years, TAPPI is "unrolling" the Tissue Runnability Course April 19-21 at the association's Atlanta, Ga., USA, headquarters.

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Vinda International recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase 4 of an expansion project at its tissue mill in Xiaogan city, Hubei province, China.

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SCA, Stockholm, Sweden, this past week named Camilla Weiner senior VP Corporate Communications.

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New Technologies
Kimberly-Clark Corp., Dallas, Texas, USA, this past week announced the national launch of Kleenex Hand Towels, a hygienic alternative to cloth bathroom hand 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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