Environment

New Look at an Old Recycling Technology

An article that begins on page 14 (and is featured on the cover of this issue) takes an in-depth look at kneading technology as a promising new approach for deinking wastepaper to be used in making various grades of tissue and toweling. Kneading is not really a new technology. It has been around for years and is in limited commercial ...

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Sheet Structure Process Effect on Tissue Properties

  Analysis compares TAD, UCTAD, ADT, eTAD, ATMOS, NTT processes BRUCE W. JANDAConventional pressed tissue processes are increasingly being supplanted by “structured tissue processes” for increased product performance. Through Air Drying (TAD) is the best known of these structured tissue processes. TAD has experienced a renaissance over the past decade. More than 30 percent of USA tissue capacity is now ...

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Sustainability is Central for Sofidel

Sustainability is Central for Sofidel Tissue products have a long association with good health and quality of life. So it’s no surprise that for one of Europe’s largest tissue companies the idea of sustainability extends beyond production and distribution to include long-term social and environmental advantages for stakeholders at every stage of the value chain. The Sofidel Group is headquartered ...

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Global Survey Shows Trends in Yankee Dryer Deliveries

 Study of yankee dryers examines the number of operating cylinders, tissue manufacturing growth worldwide, as well as market changes in shell material BRIAN THOLKE To assist the TAPPI Yankee Dryer Safety & Reliability Committee in understanding issues in the tissue business, we periodically assess the global deliveries of yankee dryer cylinders, which are an integral component of tissue machines. A ...

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