Glossary

Airlaid
A material known for its wetness allocation, absorption capability and softness. The process is based on using air in order to divide the fibers in the material, instead of water as in traditional tissue production. Airlaid is used for table covers, placemats and napkins.

Amuse-bouche
Duni Amuse-bouche® are a series of transparent miniature dishes that are perfect for appetizers and desserts.

Bagasse
Bagasse is a waste product from cane sugar processing after the sugar has been extracted. The material is 100% biologically degradable. Bagasse is used primarily in Duni’s meal packaging solutions and serving products such as plates, bowls and take-away boxes.

BRC
BRC is a management system for hygiene and food safety. The units in Bramsche and Poznan are BRC-certified.

Cash-and-carries
Hypermarkets at which commercial customers personally collect their goods.

Consumer
One of Duni’s five business areas – sales primarily to the retail trade.

Continuing operations
The hygiene products business within Materials & Services, which was discontinued at the beginning of 2015, has been removed from the comparison years and is reported as discontinued operations on a line after net income for the year for continuing operations.

Converting
The production phase in which tissue and airlaid in large rolls are cut, pressed, embossed and folded into finished napkins and tablecoverings.

Customization
To tailor-make solutions for specific customers so they reinforce the customer’s own concept and brand.

Designs for Duni®
A unique concept whereby Duni develops special design products in collaboration with well-known designers.

Dunicel®
Dunicel is a table cover based on a unique material with a fall similar to cloth. Thanks to a special production method, the feel is entirely different from ordinary paper table covers.

Duniform®
Duniform is a system for food distribution and covers everything from packaging machines to heat maintenance bags.

Duniletto®
Premium napkin and cutlery bag in one.

Dunilin®
Dunilin feels and folds like linen and is used for the most luxurious napkins. A unique material with a woven effect to look like linen, but is based on paper pulp. Dunilin combines strength with high absorption capability and is perfect for napkin folding.

Dunisilk®
Dunisilk is a wipeable material and can also be used outdoors. Is available as slipcovers, tête-à-têtes and ordinary table cover.

 

Ecoecho® / Duni ecoecho®
Duni ecoecho is a range for serving and meal solutions products with sound environmental characteristics. This range uses the best available materials with the aim of limiting the use of non-renewable resources, thereby reducing our carbon footprint. The products have been developed with the environment in mind and have been selected on the ground that they possess one or more environmentally improved characteristics.

Ecoecho® bioplastic
A bio-based material which functionally provides the same advantages as traditional polypropylene (PP), at the same time as being recyclable as ordinary plastic.

Elegance
Duni Elegance® is a linen-like exclusive napkin. It is twice as heavy as a high quality paper napkin, has an appealing structure, linen-like embossment and high absorption capability.

Evolin®
Evolin is a new, revolutionary tablecovering material which combines the feel and look of textile and linen tablecoverings with the advantages of the single-use product. It is a hybrid material based on cellulose fiber and produced with a patented process.

FSC® 
Abbreviation for Forest Stewardship Council, an independent membership organization which certifies forest management regarding social responsibility, environmental sustainability and economic viability.

Goodfoodmood®
Duni’s brand platform to create a convivial atmosphere and positive mood on all occasions when Food & Drink are prepared and served – a Goodfoodmood.

HoReCa
Acronym for Hotel, Restaurant and Catering.

ISO 14001
ISO 14001 is the only international standard for environmental management systems and has been chosen as a standard within Duni. Units in Bramsche, Poznan, Dals Långed and Skåpafors are ISO 14001-certified.

ISO 26000
ISO 26000 is an international standard which defines corporate social responsibility.

ISO 9001
ISO 9001 is an international standard for quality management. The units in Bramsche, Wolkenstein, Poznan and Skåpafors are ISO 9001-certified.

Key account management
Key account management ensures long-term and profitable relations with the most important customers.

Life cycle management
New and existing products are evaluated based on criteria for stock-keeping, turnover, and profitability.

Materials & Services
One of Duni’s five business areas – comprises those parts which are not accommodated under other business areas, primarily external sales of tissue.

Meal Service
One of Duni’s five business areas – sales to companies operating within restaurants, catering or food production.

Merchandizing
Duni assists store owners fill the shelves, build displays and deals with sales campaigns and offers.

New Markets
One of Duni’s five business areas – sales to hotels, restaurants, catering firms and the retail trade on markets outside Europe.

OK Compost
The OK Compost® marking means that Duni has the world’s first and largest range of compostable single-color napkins.

Organic growth
Growth excluding currency and structural effects.

Our Blue Mission
Duni’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work is governed by the Our Blue Mission program. It describes how Duni shall exercise social responsibility within a number of areas such as the environment, product safety, social responsibility, social rights and business ethics.

Private label
Products marked with the customer’s own brand.

REACH
REACH is an acronym for Registration Evaluation Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals. It constitutes chemicals legislation throughout the European Union (EEA countries) and entered into force in June 2007.

Sacchetto
Duni Sacchetto® is a paper cutlery pocket with space for a napkin.

Sensia®
Sensia table runners fall beautifully over the table, soften the edges and, thanks to their embossed structure, create a 3D-effect.

Table Top
One of Duni’s five business areas – sales to hotels, restaurants, catering firms and wholesalers.

Tête-à-tête
Table cover roll, 40 cm in width, with perforation; can be used as table runner, placemat or placed across the table.