CONVERTER CONNECTIONS


5 Ways Constellation's 4-Roll Rewinder Technology Benefits Tissue Converters

06/11/2020 | Claudio Muñoz

Rewinders are an essential part of any tissue converting operation, and their performance largely drives production success. The current 3- and 4-roll rewinder configurations are both popular in the field.

However, as converters gain comparative experience they are discovering significant advantages in using 4-roll rewinders, particularly as it relates to improved roll control and exceptional winding geometry design.

Let’s briefly explore some of the benefits a 4-roll rewinder could provide to your operation.

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MTC Helps Tissue Converters Capitalize on Folded Tissue Products

04/17/2020 | Steve Francies

Facial tissue. Hand towels. Napkins. Folded tissue products remain in demand. Growth rates in North America are projected at 1.8% annually through 2025, and away-from-home (AFH) product trends point to a 2.3% increase during that same timeframe.

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Remote Product Development Solutions Empower Tissue Manufacturers During Pandemic

04/10/2020 | Team Engraving Solutions

COVID-19 has changed the global conversation around pandemics and how the world responds to them. While each country grapples with the far-reaching and still largely unknown impact of COVID-19, manufacturers — including those within the tissue industry — are dealing with a new and hopefully temporary normal that is upending business growth.

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U.S.-based Cardinal Tissue and Fabio Perini Respond Together to COVID-19 Crisis

04/02/2020 | Claudio Muñoz

Global events surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to unfold, serving as a reminder of the often unexpected and rapid course of change. Moving forward is complicated but necessary. It’s prompted U.S. government officials to designate certain organizations as essential to public health and the greater good. North Carolina-based Cardinal Tissue, a newer converting company,  is one such operation.

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Simplify AFH Tissue Production with the Proxima S6 Industrial Rewinder

01/23/2020 | Stefano Palazzesi

Convenient and versatile, tissue products remain highly sought after throughout the world for away from home (AFH) applications. Tissue manufacturers and converters must manage the constant demand by adapting to the range of needs in ways that make sense from both a business and a production perspective.

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3 Ways the Catalyst Embosser Is Helping Tissue Converters Work Smarter

01/16/2020 | Dave Knutson

Embossed toilet rolls, kitchen towels, and AFH products are popular throughout the world. The aesthetic appeal and enhanced features provided by embossing capture customers’ attention, and gives tissue manufacturers opportunities to differentiate their products on the shelf.

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Self-Adjusting Machines: AI Advantages for Tissue Manufacturers in Industry 4.0

12/05/2019 | Fabrizio Lorenzi

By strict definition, artificial intelligence (AI) references computer systems that are capable of performing tasks that are normally done by humans. AI supplants human intelligence — and the risk of human error — by aiding in activities ranging from speech recognition and language translation to visual perceptions and even decision-making.

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The Value of Open Innovation in the Era of Industry 4.0

11/21/2019 | Antonio Mosca

The tissue industry, like any other, has been significantly reshaped by Industry 4.0. A landscape that was once defined and fueled by competition has partially given way to leveraging the practicalities of collaboration.

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Technology & Technical Expertise Are The Answer to the U.S. Tissue Industry’s Growing Skills Gap

10/11/2019 | Claudio Muñoz

U.S. manufacturing, on the whole, is in the midst of a dilemma. Qualified labor is migrating away from industry-based jobs for a number of reasons, the top three of which are Baby Boomer retirements, misperceptions about manufacturing jobs, and a widening skills gap caused by emerging technologies.1 As a result, an estimated 2.4 million positions throughout manufacturing sectors are projected to remain unfilled between 2018 and 2028.1

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AFH Products: Trends, Challenges, and the Proxima S6 Rewinder Solution

09/26/2019 | Stefano Palazzesi

Away-from-home (AFH) products have become one of the most widely used commodities in the world. It’s estimated that nearly one-third of the tissue market — about 21 million tons of tissue paper every year1 —  is currently designated specifically to AFH. Global demand — led by North America and Europe, and fastest-growing in Asia-Pacific countries2 — is rapidly pushing the numbers higher, especially in facial tissue and toilet tissue. The increase in these AFH products, in particular, is partially attributed to changes in consumer behaviors since an uptick in disposable income is providing more opportunities for travel, hotel stays, and dining out.3

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