With reference to the announcement made on 02 July 2015 regarding the sale of Sappi’s Enstra Mill near Johannesburg, Sappi wishes to confirm that all conditions have been met and that the mill has been transferred today, 02 November 2015, to the new owners, Corruseal. The sale is not categorisable in terms of section 9.5 of the JSE Listings Requirements. During the next five months, Sappi will invest a further R70 million at Stanger Mill in our sheeting and finishing operations with a focus on speed, increasing the throughput of our finished A4 products, as well as improving the packaging quality of our products to further benefit our customers.
Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, has launched its new Tapestry℠ Yankee Coating Solutions to help tissue makers produce a consistently reliable Yankee coating while improving manufacturing performance and controlling operational costs.
The new Solenis Tapestry Yankee Coating Solutions offering includes a family of advanced chemistries and technologies, a team of application and field service specialists experienced in optimizing Yankee coating properties, and R&D support focused on tissue-making science and innovation.
“Tissue makers face consumer demands every day — demands for softer, stronger and more absorbent products,” said Richard Cho, global marketing director, Tissue and Towel. “The Yankee cylinder is critical to meeting these demands, but difficulties with Yankee operation can affect manufacturing productivity, product quality and, in some cases, asset life. The new Tapestry Yankee Coating Solutions from Solenis can help tissue makers overcome these challenges.”
A reliable Yankee coating is essential for the efficient operation of a tissue machine, yet many mills struggle to achieve and maintain high performance due to inconsistencies in temperature, moisture and/or other operating conditions. The Solenis Tapestry Yankee Coating Solutions include the most advanced chemistries on the market to optimize Yankee performance.
Tapestry Yankee Coating Solutions enables the development of a coating that provides several benefits, including:
Doctorability – Solenis Tapestry chemistries deliver a coating with the right rheology for optimum creping — a coating that remains stable and consistent throughout the life of the creping blade and quickly reestablishes itself after the blade changes. It also absorbs potential blade vibrations.
Edge Control – The right coating leads to clean edges on the Yankee cylinder, which reduces sheet breaks and delivers predictable creping quality.
Coating Uniformity – Solenis Tapestry Yankee Coating Solutions produce a more uniform coating that helps to eliminate lumps or wrinkles in the finished roll of paper and improves the operational stability of the Yankee system.
The resulting improvements to creping performance and tissue quality can ultimately impact a tissue mill’s bottom line through enhanced productivity and improved product quality attributes such as softness and strength. In addition, a dependable coating is a key element in protecting tissue machinery.
more at: https://solenis.com/en/news-events/news/tapestry-yankee-coating-solutions/