TANANGER, Norway , Sept. 25, 2018 (Press Release) -The LNG company Skangas and Metsä Tissue Corporation have entered into an agreement on the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the Mänttä tissue paper mill for production process use. At the mill in Mänttä, Finland, LNG will replace liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the paper drying process. The fuel switch from LPG to LNG will improve competitiveness and cut the company’s carbon dioxide emissions.Read more
ZELE, Belgium, Sept. 20, 2018 (Press Release) -The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”) and Drylock Technologies NV (“Drylock”) have entered into a global cross-license agreement to expand their intellectual property rights into the so called “Channel” and ‘Channel’ with associated wetness indicator strips technology. The “Channel” technology is used to enhance performance of absorbent hygiene products such as baby care taped diapers and pants as well as adult incontinence diapers and pants.Read more
ESPOO, Finland, Sept. 17, 2018 (Press Release) -Velvet CARE's Klucze mill in Poland has successfully started up a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200HS tissue production line. As one of the largest and most modern tissue lines in Eastern Europe, it will help Velvet CARE to strengthen their position as a leader in tissue production in Poland, and Central and Eastern European markets.
"This is a most joyful milestone in Valmet's and Velvet CARE's 's joint effort to boost tissue quantity and quality of Velvet's production," says Hans Englund, Project Manager, Valmet.Read more
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -Essity, the global hygiene and health company, has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, one of the world’s most prestigious sustainability indices. Essity has qualified for inclusion in both the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index, and has also been named industry leader in the Household Products sector.
Essity received high scores for its environmental and social reporting, its work with suppliers, its brand work, its innovations and its strategy for emerging markets.Read more
AMMAN, Jordan , Aug. 26, 2018 (Press Release) -Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products, recently completed a comprehensive repair and renovation of its factory and machinery at Al Keena paper mill in Jordan. This careful and comprehensive process not onlAlKeenaCuttingRibbon...y ensures the machines will continue to run smoothly for years to come, but also guarantees that the factory will continue producing the same high quality paper products that consumers have come to expect from Fine.Read more
BANGOR, ME, Aug. 16, 2018 (Bangor Daily News) -State officials are investigating a wastewater leak from a Baileyville pulp and tissue mill into the St. Croix River.
The spill, which occurred Friday, Aug. 10, involved more than a half million gallons of partially treated wastewater that was discharged from an effluent line, according to Scott Beal, spokesman for St. Croix Tissue, Inc. The tissue company and parent company Woodland Pulp LLC employ more than 300 people at the mill, which is located on the St. Croix River in Baileyville on the U.S.-Canada border.Read more
SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 14, 2018 (Press Release) -Suzano Consumer Goods, one of our business units, has launched the toilet paper brand Mimmo. With superior quality and unique design, Mimmo was developed to surpass the expectations of Brazilian consumers and show that higher quality also bring advantages in terms of yield and cost-benefit trade-off. Mimmo is softer, plush and yields more than the one-ply toilet papers available on the market.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Aug. 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Two of Toscotec’s AHEAD-2.0M tissue machines started up at Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) in Yangjiang, Guangdong, PRC. They will increase the group’s annual production by over 60,000 tons. With these start-ups, Vinda kicked off production at its new Yangjiang mill, strategically located by Yangjiang Port in south-west Guangdong.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Aug. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Fabio Perini S.p.A. obtained by the Customs Authority the award of the status of AEO F -– Authorized Economic Operator Full for customs simplifications and safety/security.Read more