Bruce Janda

Bruce Janda has over 40 years of experience in the paper and nonwoven industry, specializing in tissue and towel products and processes, from concept through manufacturing and commercialization.

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Indonesia Emerges as a Major Player in Tissue Exports Across Southeast Asia

Indonesia's paper industry has seen remarkable growth in the last forty years, driven by new investments primarily focused on communication papers....

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Decarbonization Opportunities and Challenges in the Tissue and Towel Industry

In today's ever-evolving world, businesses must stay up to date with the latest industry trends and regulations. One area that has garnered...

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An Overview of Latin America's Tissue and Towel Sector

Latin America is characterized by a vibrant Latin culture that transcends geographical borders. It is important to recognize that this rich Hispanic...

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From Importer to Exporter: An Overview of Brazil's Tissue Industry

Portuguese-speaking Brazil managed to avoid the fragmentation experienced by the Spanish-speaking countries of Latin America during the colonial...

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The Growing Tissue Sector in the Middle East: Opportunities and Challenges

The Middle East stands as a prominent birthplace of human civilization, with shared linguistic and religious origins. However, enduring differences...

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Is the Tissue Consumption Leader About to Enter a New Market Era?

The United States has the world’s largest economy, and the third-largest population. Tissue producers across the whole of the North American region...

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Bar graph showing tissue export trends in South Korea from 2007 to 2022.

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South Korea's Tissue Market Update 2023

In the export-driven powerhouse, the tissue sector is a rare exception - a net importer. But with unemployment and inflation impacting less than in...

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Under Energy-Price Pressure Germany’s Slow-Growth Stage Sees Its Decarbonization Rate Accelerate

When we last focused on Germany's tissue market more than two years ago, the world was dealing with the severe disruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic....

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France Tissue Business Report: Consequences of 2022 Energy Disruption

In a time of extraordinary price disruption, 26 of France’s 56 aging reactors are offline for maintenance and 18 are down with labor strikes. The...

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Brazil Moves from Tissue Importer to Tissue Exporter

Those within the tissue industry know Brazil for its robust eucalyptus pulp production, which is generally used within the tissue segment due to its...

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