Discover more about the issues, innovations and ideas that are reshaping your tissue making so you become Best in Tissue.
Hygiene is of course a top concern for tissue makers, and leading research in this area is offering good news for the industry. While trends in hand drying have lately emphasized electric dryers, recent scientific studies have repeatedly shown that traditional one-use towels are far more effective at reducing the spread of bacteria. This data could have a significant impact on consumer demand in coming years.
Toilet and facial tissue is something that most of us take for granted, but many may be surprised to learn they are actually relatively new inventions. However, while tissue paper itself dates back less than a century, there is a much longer record of humans relying on paper for personal cleansing.
Selecting the right Yankee merits careful consideration. After all we are dealing with the heart of your tissue machine here. Steel and casted Yankee dryers both have their benefits, in different areas, depending on your type of production. This is a guide to what is important to consider.
When it comes to sustainability in tissue production, simply presenting a “green corporate image” is no longer good enough to stay competitive. Authorities around the world have set greater environmental legislative requirements for tissue manufacturing, and consumers everywhere want certified environmentally-friendly products. That means tissue mills need to take concrete steps for more sustainable production processes.
Everyone is talking about sustainability - suppliers, producers, authorities, environmental agencies etc. But what does sustainability really mean? Does it mean the same to all of us? Often it is used synonymously with words like “green”. But “green” does not say anything about a product or process etc. being sustainable or not.
Getting the most out of a production line in terms of capacity and paper quality demands a number of skills, the capability to run at high speed, reliable and efficient equipment, as well as the courage to push boundaries. Fabrica de Papel San Francisco has that all.