Volume 3, Number 6
- There are four or five mills in Mexico making alkaline paper,
them the Compañia Papecero Maldonado SA de CV, Paseo de la
Juventud No. 100, San Nicolas de los Garza N.L., Mexico
(83-76-81-56; fax 83-76-20-95). This mill makes 100,000 tons per
year, including 2000 tons per month of writing paper. Filler level
is 17%, calcium carbonate and kaolin. Another company is the
Papelera de Chihuahua, SA de CV, at Plaza del Ferrocarril Kansas No.
1, Apdo. Postal 570, Chihuahua, Chih. (83-15-90-08). It medical
grades, without filler.
- Xerox XXV Archival Bond, which meets the highest ASTM permanence
standards for copy paper, has a new name: "Image Series Elite."
- Two satellite carbonate plants started up recently at James
River mills. One, at Camas, Washington, will supply both the Camas
and the Wauna mills; the other, at Groveton, NH, is a portable
plant. The Groveton mill is already converted, and is up for
- The deadline for bids on deacidification of the Library of
Congress's books has been extended from Jan. 7 to Feb. 7.