Tissue paper products provide Essential Hygiene that improves Human Health, Comfort and Lives by helping prevent the spread of germs, bacteria, viruses and disease. Scientific studies and leading global health experts have shown the critical relation between tissue, hygiene and health. Learn More
Tissue Makers and Tissue Paper Products have a GREAT Story to Tell . . .
It’s the TissueStory, centered on 3 key points:
2. Renewable Raw Materials
Renewable, Recycled and CO2 capture are all very important environmental words and concepts today. And the Wood Fibers that Tissue Makers use to make highly-functional tissue paper products are positive in all of these aspects, with most of them coming from managed, sustainable forests. Learn More
3. Technology & Science
Tissue products are not simple commodities. They are actually advanced specialty papers based on Paper Engineering, which involves physical sciences like chemistry and physics, combined with life sciences such as biology and biochemistry, applied to make useful paper products. Learn More
What is TissueStory all about? Watch this very short video, where Hugh O’Brian explains the purpose and objectives.
Wiki-Tissue with the latest Blogs, Information and Knowledge
or you can Scroll right or left below using arrows at side of photos to see the blogs.
Washington Post: Wash and dry hands to prevent the spread of corona virus, but AVOID USING hot-air dryers
… One more good article about the dangers of hot-air dryers. Even before the tragedy of corona and Covid arrived,..read more
.. ABSTRACT Tissue manufacturers are continually challenged to achieve higher levels of productivity and quality. As a result, operators often..read more
.. ABSTRACT Reliable Yankee dryer performance is a key contributor to the smooth operation of every tissue machine. This paper..read more
Pro-Active Control of Microbial Growth and Real-Time Optimization of Bio-control Strategies to Improve Machine Efficiency
.. Tissue manufacturing systems present unique challenges to biocontrol efforts. The use of recycled fiber and presence of reducing agents..read more
Good Vibrations: Controlling creping blade vibration for better day-to-day and long-term performance
.. Key Takeaways: • Blade vibration is driven by the doctor set-up and Yankee coating properties • Many upstream factors..read more
. . . Innovation is clearly the driving force for the recently-opened Andritz tissue pilot plant in Austria. New hybrid..read more
.. Staying Ahead in Today’s Rapidly Shifting Retail Landscape As Senior Buyer for one of the world’s largest supermarket chains,..read more
More and more studies seem to be coming up with the same results. Hand dryers spread bacteria and, most..read more
Scientific studies prove his concerns about bacteria and virus contamination are justified. Worry about negative health effects caused by..read more
.. By taking a broad view, combined with detailed process knowledge and modern tools, troublesome Yankee problems can usually be..read more
Tissue Drying Strategies – Factors to Consider to Achieve Yankee/Hood Balance for the Highest Energy Efficiency
Dewatering of the paper sheet on a conventional tissue machine is normally accomplished by using a combination of mechanical..read more
Here’s a great example of tissue products, sustainability and the circular economy. In addition to making better use of..read more
… By Gary S. Furman, Sr. Corporate Scientist, Global RD&E, Nalco Water 1. Softness vs. Strength Softness and strength..read more
The rise of big data, meaning the collection and storage of exponentially greater quantities of information, is having positive..read more
The Business Case for Sustainability By Hugh O’Brian Sustainability initiatives in business have risen dramatically in recent years. In..read more
Mr. Suhas Apte, Kimberly-Clark’s previous VP of Global Sustainability, has just published a comprehensive book titled The Sustainability Edge..read more
Was quoted saying Paper Towels might have helped avoid spread of deadly cholera outbreaks. Tributes from Bill & Melinda Gates,..read more
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These are the progressive Founding Members who are
supporting this new initiative to Positively Promote Tissue:
Is our future written on paper?
See this great video called “Chasing Paper” by National Geographic Italia.
The video, tracing the history of paper, ends with this fantastic quote:
“Without paper, we wouldn’t be who we are today”
TissueStory, started in mid-2016, is a work in progress to create the
World’s Knowledge Center for the Tissue Paper Products business.
The PURPOSE – To increase pride within the tissue community and
increase appreciation for tissue products outside the community.
The VISION – Via TissueStory website, the aim is to:
• Stimulate Greater Appreciation of the Hygiene & Health benefits of Tissue
• Improve the Environmental Image of the Industry
• Spread KnowHow and Promote the High-Technology aspects of the Science of Tissue Making.
All three of these positive points, Hygiene-Environment-Technology (H-E-T), are important and will be included to tell the complete story.
Target Audience, at this point –
1. The Internal Tissue Community: Tissue makers and Converters
2. The Extended Tissue Value chain: Supplier to mills through to retailers/distributors
3. Other External Stakeholders and Influencers: Academia, Students, NGOs, Journalists
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