Over the Wire - Tissue Edition


Naylor, LLC
Issue Spotlight
The City of Newark, N.J., USA, is taking desperate steps to close a $70 million budget deficit, including cutting toilet paper from its 2010 budget.

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GP Harmon, a recycling subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., USA, and Starbucks stores in Chicago, Ill, will cooperate in a special pilot recycling project later this year.

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The TAPPI Introduction to Tissue Manufacturing course, which begins tomorrow (August 11-12) in Kennesaw, Ga., USA, is ideal for anyone who could benefit from an introductory- to intermediate-level course on tissue.

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SCA Tissue North America recently dedicated four new wind turbines at its Service Excellence Center (SEC) in Menasha, Wis., USA, with a community green fair and a ceremony attended by business, union and political dignitaries.

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A new report titled "Sustainable Practices: a foundation of the forest products industry," shows that despite the severe impact made by the recession, continued investments by U.S. paper companies in more efficient processes and equipment have led to measurable progress on such sustainability indicators as recycling and air emissions.

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Lake States TAPPI and North Central PIMA will hold their 2010 kick-off meeting on Tuesday, August 24, at the Bull’s Eye Country Club in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., USA.

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From The Experts
The tissue paper industry in North America has historically outperformed other paper grades, achieving an average long-term growth rate of about 2%/year between 1990 and 2009, but with a maturing rate of 1.6% for 2001 - 2009.

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Market Roundup
Global pulp prices are expected to decline $30 - $50/metric ton this month as more producers announce price cuts.

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Eka Chemicals, Marietta, Ga., USA, the AkzoNobel Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, has increased prices across its entire North American Paper Chemicals product range by up to 20%.

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Tissue/Toweling Industry News
The Belarusian company OAO Spartak will startup a new plant for the production of toilet paper and paper napkins in the first quarter of 2011.

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Cascades Tissue Group, Candiac, Que., Canada, the fourth largest producer of tissue paper in North America, reports that its new Intelligent Paper, which contributes to optimizing hand hygiene by combining effective hand drying with persistent antibacterial protection, was runner up for the most innovative product at the 2010 CRFA (Canadian Restaurant and Foodservice Association) Show in Toronto, Ont., Canada.

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First Quality Tissue, Great Neck, N.Y., USA, announced that it has finalized details for the purchase of its fourth state-of-the-art Thru-Air-Dried (TAD) tissue and toweling machine.

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FPInnovations, Pointe-Claire, Que., Canada, this week announced a new license agreement with Technidyne Corp., New Albany, Ind., USA, to bring FPInnovations' new macrostickies measurement technology, FPAutoSpeck, to the worldwide pulp and paper industry.

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Glatfelter, York, Pa., USA, this week announced the hiring of Jonathan Bourget as VP and GM of its Advanced Airlaid Materials Business Unit (AMBU), effective the beginning of this week.

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Lopez Negrete Communications, Houston, Texas, USA, one of the largest leading Hispanic communications agencies in the nation, has been selected by Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP, Atlanta, Ga., as the Hispanic agency of record for G-P’s Quilted Northern bath tissue brand.

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Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, announced this week that the latest music video from Bounty has garnered a cumulative audience of 650,000 in less than two weeks, with 450,000 consumers viewing the video on the first day alone.

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SCA, Stockholm, Sweden, this month reported that it is purchasing the Copamex baby diaper business in Mexico and Central America.

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Shanghai Orient Champion Paper Co., Shanghai, China. has ordered two complete tissue production lines from Metso, Finland.

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Following regulatory approval and as announced earlier this year, the Tejani family-owned Sofidel S.p.A, Italy, has acquired Leicester, U.K.-based, LPC Group, a major producer of household paper and hygiene products, forming Europe’s second largest tissue producer with a combined turnover of EUR 1.3 billion annually.

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Wepa Lucca, Italy, has completed the rebuild of Tissue Machine No. 1 in Piano della Rocca (Lucca Italy).

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