Tissue: Essity to spend $3.6 million to upgrade cleaning so mill can run residential material
OAKLAND, CA, Aug. 23, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Essity is spending $3.6 million on cleaning and recycling equipment at its South Glens Falls, NY, tissue paper mill and converting complex, so that the company can use residential curbside material potentially by October, thePost-Starlocal paper reported this week.
Essity site mgr Steve Duell said the mill's paper machines have run on sorted and shredded office paper (SOP) grades. It is now adding more paper from residential curbside recycling to the mix.
The company's project calls for building a two-story addition for a new compactor, and screens to filter out contaminants in ...