KELHEIM, Germany, July 19, 2018 (Press Release) -The project “Bio-degradable wet toilet tissue with the viscose speciality fibre VILOFT” from the Bavarian viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has been awarded the Lighthouse by the Bavarian Environmental Cluster.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, July 18, 2018 (Press Release) -Toscotec and tissue industry leaders join forces at TAPPI to set guidelines for steel Yankee dryers.
Steel Yankee dryers have been operating since 2000, and in recent years, they have become the dominant trend in the tissue industry. At present, the estimated number of steel Yankee dryers in operation worldwide is almost 400 units.Read more
KIEV, Ukraine, July 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Kyiv CPM signed a contract with EBRD to provide a €10 million loan to the mill. The funds will be used for purchasing new equipment to expand production, implementation of EU standards and CO2 emissions reduction.
At the beginning of 2019 the installation of shoe press for cardboard drying is planned, this will allow KCPM to reduce the use of steam, increase production volumes and improve the quality of coated cardboard.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, July 11, 2018 (Press Release) -Valmet has received the 250th order for its successful Valmet Pulp Analyzer (Valmet MAP) for managing various applications regarding fiber furnish management at pulp and paper mills. The milestone analyzer will be installed at Sichuan Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Co. Ltd in China. The delivery will include a Valmet Kappa QC Analyzer, too. The raw materials used in the mill's tissue production include bamboo.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, July 3, 2018 (Press Release) -After five intense days from June 25-29, the 12 network members behind iT’s Tissue have reported an overwhelmingly positive response to their innovations for the entire tissue value chain - production, converting, packaging and handling.
A record attendance was recorded for “iT’s Tissue – The Italian Technology Experience”: more than 2,000 highly-qualified visitors came from 85 countries.Read more
MILTON KEYNES, UK, July 5, 2018 (Press Release) -International waste-to-product company, Renewi plc and Essity, a leading hygiene and health company, are developing an innovative solution for the processing of used baby nappies and incontinence materials from the care sector and municipalities in the Netherlands.Read more
DALLAS, TX, June 27, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Kimberly-Clark Corporation today reported its progress toward achieving its Sustainability 2022 strategy to create social, environmental and business value.
"We continue to make strides in our efforts to create positive social and environmental change," said Thomas J. Falk, Kimberly-Clark's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "That's why we are committed to an ambitious set of sustainability goals that will have a lasting impact on the people we serve around the world and the communities we touch."Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, June 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Kimberly Clark Products Malaysia, Kluang Johor Mill: third step upgrade of TM1 tissue line with A.Celli new off-line shaft puller and new set of expandable spools.
After the first step of upgrades including new motorization with a sectional drive transmission and the addition of a 3rd axial unwind stand, and after the second step upgrade of an A.Celli combining winder slitting section, A.Celli Paper's Customer Service team installed and successfully concluded the third step of upgrades on the TM1 tissue line.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, June 27, 2018 (Press Release) -May 2018 saw the installation of the 200th Valmet IQ Fiber Measurement Sensor on Irving Tissue's tissue machine #1 in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. For many years, the nuclear basis weight sensor, together with an infrared moisture sensor, were the standard to provide an oven dry basis weight reading for control purposes. Several years ago, Valmet combined fiber weight and moisture in a single non-nuclear sensor, Valmet IQ Fiber Measurement.Read more