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In Defense of Flushable Wipes (4/19/2018)

Study after study of what exactly is in the accumulations of material on screens in wastewater collection systems reveals a consistent result. Nearly half of the debris are paper towels, followed in volume by baby wipes, other non-flushable wipes, and feminine hygiene products. 

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USW Calls on Wisconsin Senate to Vote on Kimberly-Clark Plan (4/17/2018)

Local USW union is calling on the Wisconsin (USA) state senate to hold an immediate vote on a legislative subsidy package designed to keep two Wisconsin Kimberly-Clark, manufacturing plants in operation.

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A.Celli to Rebuild Essel Kagit Tissue Machine at Turkey Mill (5/31/2016)

A.Celli Paper, Lucca, Italy, a specialized supplier of turnkey tissue plants, has finalized a key tissue machine rebuild order with Essel Selüloz ve Kâğıt Sanayi Tic. A.ş., Turkey.

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Recard to Rebuild Drenik Tissue Machine in Serbia (5/31/2016)

Recard, Italy, reports that it is returning to Serbia, thanks to the renewed trust by Drenik ND d.o.o., which placed an order for the rebuild of PM 1 supplied in 2004.

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Cascades to Build Major Tissue Converting Plant on U.S. West Coast (6/16/2016)

Cascades Inc., Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada, today (June 16, 2016) announced that it will build a new tissue converting plant in Scappoose, Ore., USA.

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Lucart Group Acquires Bokk Paper Kft (6/02/2016)

This past Tuesday (May 31) the Lucart Group, Italy, through its holding company Lucart Spa, acquired the total capital of Bokk Paper kft, the main independent Hungarian player in the Away from Home (AfH) converting tissue products market.

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Orchids Paper Products Announces New CFO (4/18/2018

Company this week named Mindy Bartel CFO, effective immediately.

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K-C to Recycle Sierra Nevada’s Used Gloves at its California and N.C. Facilities (4/19/2018)

Kimberly-Clark Professional's RightCycle Program has helped Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. to divert more than 6,800 lb. of gloves, equivalent to the weight of more than 450 bowling balls, since 2016.

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SCA Closes Baby Diaper Business in Mexico (10/03/2016)

As part of SCA’s (Stockholm, Sweden) work with addressing weak market positions that have inadequate profitability, the Group has decided to close its baby diaper business in Mexico. Mexico is the Group’s eighth largest market, based on sales in 2015, and is highly prioritized by SCA. SCA holds leading market positions in feminine care, incontinence products, and tissue in the country.

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KC Products Malaysia Contracts A.Celli for Upgrade of 1980s Tissue Winder (10/04/2016)

Earlier this year, the A.Celli Paper (Italy) customer service team installed and successfully concluded the upgrade performed on a tissue rewinder (combining winder AC820) from the 1980s with the startup of the machine. The project was carried out at Kimberly Clark Products’ Kluang Johor Mill in Malaysia.

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Tranlin Changes Name to Vastly, Awards Engineering to Jacobs (10/03/2016)

Tranlin Inc. has changed its name to Vastly, according to a report by the Chesterfield Business News, Chesterfield County, Va., USA. As reported a year ago (2015), the company is investing $2 billion to construct an advanced manufacturing facility in Chesterfield County that will create 2,000 jobs in the region by 2020.

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SCA Barton Mill Uses Fiber Waste to Make Soil Additive for Local Farmers (10/10/2016)

According to report this week by the Times Daily, Florence, Ala., USA, SCA’s tissue mill in Barton, Ala., is now using fiber waste from recycled paper to make a soil additive for local farmers. The product is being made from residual paper mixed with a lot of water and spread over agricultural land to adjust the pH level in the soil. The SCA product is an alternative to agricultural lime farmers have used to make sure the soil level is prime for the land's purpose.

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Roto-cart to Install New Valmet Rewinder at Italian Tissue

The Italian tissue converting company Roto-cart Spa has selected Valmet as supplier for its new rewinder to be installed at the greenfield converting plant in Castelminio di Resana in Italy. The new site will be one of the biggest in the country.

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SCA Global Survey Reveals Americans Hygiene Concerns (10/21/2016)

Even in the U.S., hygiene challenges can persist due to lack of understanding and resources. SCA reminds people about importance of personal and hand hygiene during global handwashing day.

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Sofidel Startup of Two Valmet NTT Tissue Machines in Ohio Set for 2018 (10/11/2015)

Sofidel, Italy, announced this past week that it will startup two new Valmet (Finland) Advantage NTT 200 machines at its new mill under construction in Circleville, Ohio, USA, in the third quarter of 2018. The announcement was made by Sofidel CEO Luigi during a presentation at the Tissue Seminar during the RISI North American Conference in San Diego, Calif., USA.

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SCA to Close Tissue Production Plant in Spain (6/28/2016)

SCA, Sweden, will close its tissue production plant in Sant Joan de Mediona, Spain.

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Von Drehle Starts up First Valmet NTT Tissue Machine in U.S. (10/10/2016)

Von Drehle Corp., headquartered in Hickory, N.C., USA, has started up the first Valmet Advantage NTT tissue machine in the U.S. at its new tissue mill in Natchez, Miss. A full feature report on this machine and von Drehle’s Natchez operations is published in the current issue of TAPPI’s Tissue360o magazine.

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Norske Skog Still Committed to Tissue Conversion Project at Bruck Mill (10/26/2016)

Norske Skog,Norway, still plans to go ahead with the tissue project at the company's Bruck mill in Austria that it announced in July 2015. As reported by EUWID (Germany) this week, in its Q3 2016 quarterly report, Norske Skog explained that the project was progressing and the company was "in partner discussions for a brownfield conversion" of the newsprint line at the Bruck mill to tissue. The company expects tissue production to ramp-up in 2018. 


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Vinda Tissue, China National P&P Research Institute Enter into Strategic Agreement (7/14/2016)

Vinda Group, Hong Kong, has entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement with China National Pulp and Paper Research Institute.

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Venezuela Seizes K-C Factory after Personal Care Giant Pulls out of Crisis-Torn Nation (7/11/2016)

Venezuela's government said today (July 11, 2016) that it will seize a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corp. (Irving, Texas, USA) after the personal care giant said it was no longer possible to manufacture in this crisis-wracked South American nation.

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