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Two out of four new Yuen Foong Yu’s PMP lines running

Two out of four new Yuen Foong Yu’s PMP lines running

Sep 25, 2014

Yuen Foong Yu has said two of its four new PMP Group-supplied Intelli-Tissue® 1600 Advanced lines are now up and running. The tissue producer announced at the end of April 2013 that it had invested in four new lines with the supplier. On 28 August, a second PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1600 Advanced line was brought on stream at the YFY’s Yangzhou mill in China. The...

Timing is everything in private label evolution

By Nielsen SVP’s Todd Hale The private label sector in the US experienced a sizeable growth spike during the recent recession and that upward trend continued through 2010 and 2011. However, as global economic conditions improved in the years that followed, share growth among store brands flattened. Following are some tips on how private label and brands...

Utilising novel temporary wet strength for the AfH towel market. A TW report

Utilising novel temporary wet strength for the  AfH towel market. A TW report

Sep 25, 2014

By Kemira Chemicals’ Clay Campbell, Chen Lu, Junhua Chen, Harold Goldsberry, Adrian Stuart Polyamidamine epiclorohydrin (PAE) resins are widely used to provide permanent wet strength (PWS) properties in the away from home (AfH) towel market. However, high PAE usage can cause operation problems, reducing machine’s operational equipment efficiency (% OEE). In...

Improved DAF control delivers water savings and minimises TCO. A TW report

By Nalco’s Michael Murcia, Mita Chattoraj, JC Ye, Steve Hoefs Dissolved air flotation (DAF) units are used throughout the paper industry for solids / liquid separation in process and primary wastewater treatment applications. The performance of these DAFs is often left to manual control schemes that are dependent on the operations staffs’ ability to...

Defining the physical characteristics that cause tissue softness

Defining the physical characteristics  that cause tissue softness

Sep 25, 2014

By Buckman’s John Stitt and Holly Richardson Softness: we know it when we feel it. We try to model it with complex equations.   Now we even have a pretty good test instrument available that hears it.  But what are the physical characteristics that cause the differences in tissue softness?  Here, Buckman’s John Stitt and Holly Richardson discuss a new...

Taking a closer look at innovation and sustainability

By Solenis’ Todd Sarraf and Ronald Staib In every region of the world, the tissue market is experiencing exciting expansion. Consequently, although the specific challenges and opportunities vary depending on the region, many shared challenges exist, including the consumer demand for improved quality at a reasonable price, the need to control manufacturing...

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