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Adapting to a Changing World

“We live on that!” Stefano Di Santo, CEO of Fabio Perini, exclaims when asked about the interplay between suppliers, producers/converters, and the end customers in meeting the demands of an increasingly sophisticated tissue market.

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Reducing MRO Inventory Using RCM Principles

Tissue mills can benefit as well as paper mills producing all grades JAY SHELLOGG Tissue mills, like many other capital intensive industries, know that cost cutting from the maintenance budget can be a difficult task when done in an environment of fixing broken equipment. With no understanding of when and why equipment is failing, there are too many unknowns to ...

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Tissue Industry News

In case you missed it in TAPPI’s  electronic newsletter PRODUCERS AND CONVERTERS Cascades Inc., Kingsey Falls, Que., Canada, has announced that it will build a new tissue converting plant in Scappoose, Ore., USA. The $64 million investment includes new state-of-the-art converting lines that are scheduled for commissioning at the end of the first quarter of 2017. The new, modern, and automated ...

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RISI and TAPPI to Co-Produce Key Tissue Event of 2017

Save the date for the Tissue 2017 Conference Following the historic merger between PPI and Paper360° magazines at the beginning of 2016, TAPPI and RISI have taken their collaborative efforts one step further. These two industry-leading organizations have joined forces to produce the new Tissue 2017 Conference and Expo October 3-6 in Miami at the Eden Roc Resort. The conference ...

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St. Croix Tissue: The Strong Newcomer in the US Tissue Business

The company has breathed new life into a once-shuttered mill in Maine Two decades ago, the Woodland mill in Maine was a vibrant pulp and paper complex. Suffering the fate of many commodity pulp and fine paper mills, Woodland was near extinction in 2010 when a company with a vision bought the assets, injected US$200 million (EUR 170 million), and ...

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An Industry Opens Up

setpoint After decades of serving and informing this industry, Ken Patrick has decided to take his very well-earned retirement. Recent years have proved to be a boon for those covering the industry. Both Ken and I have been involved with the forest products industry for more years than we care to remember. As Ken can attest, not so long ago, ...

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