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Wepa starts up new tissue line supplied by Toscotec

Wepa and Toscotec started up an Ahead 2.2S tissue machine at Piechowice mill in Poland. The new line is part of a full turnkey supply by Toscotec, starting from the bale handling system and bridge crane up to the parent roll handling system. It produces premium quality recycled hygiene paper primarily for the Away-from-Home market.

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Pratt Industries orders the third OptiConcept M board production line

Valmet will supply a repeat order of an OptiConcept M board production line for Pratt Industries in Henderson, Kentucky, USA. The mill will use 100% recycled paper products to produce lightweight, high-strength containerboard and corrugated board grades.

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Growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials drives Metsä Board’s investment in Sweden

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has awarded AFRY the engineering assignment for the investment to increase their folding boxboard production capacity in Husum mill, Sweden. The investment will lead to an increased production capacity of 200,000 tonnes, to meet a growing demand for sustainably produced packaging materials.

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Andritz to supply two fiber preparation systems for insulation material to Naturheld, Germany

International technology group Andritz has received orders from Naturheld GmbH to supply two fiber preparation systems for its new production line in Grafenwöhr, Germany. With this project, Naturheld is also entering the insulation material sector. Start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2022.

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Toscotec starts up new tissue machine at Marutomi, Japan

The Marutomi Group fired up a Toscotec-supplied Modulo-Plus ES tissue machine at its Ono Paper’s mill in Fuji city, Japan. This is the second of two tissue lines supplied by Toscotec to the Marutomi Group, who implemented a strong expansion in the Japanese market. The first machine came online in the third quarter of 2019 at Marutomi Paper’s mill.

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MM Board & Paper invests in ABB’s L&W Autoline

ABB will provide two next-generation L&W Autoline automated paper testing systems to MM Board & Paper (MM) and has secured a new service agreement with the major packaging manufacturer. The new solution will modernize and optimize quality control and minimize operational costs at the company’s Frohnleiten mill.

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Valmet to supply key board machine technology to Zhejiang Forest United Paper

Valmet will supply key board machine technology to Zhejiang Forest United Paper in Taizhou in the province of Zhejiang in China. The key technology will be installed in a new container board machine (PM6). The start-up is scheduled for 2023. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed. However, a project of this size and scope is typically valued at around EUR 10 million.

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Andritz: Major disc filter rebuild at SCA Pulp

Andritz has received an order from SCA to rebuild a disc filter at their pulp mill in Ortviken, Sundsvall, Sweden. After the rebuild, the production capacity of the disc filter (originally supplied by Andritz) will be tripled to 900 bdmt/d, and the filtrate flow will be increased to a maximum of 130,000 l/min. The refurbished disc filter will ensure the requested throughput at different beating degree levels, ranging from 300 to 700 CSF, for the production of various high-quality pulp grades. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter 2022.

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Toscotec to showcase advanced energy-efficient technology at MIAC 2021

Toscotec will be at MIAC 2021 Booth 109 to showcase world-class energy-efficient technology including customized solutions for turnkey tissue operations and paper machine’s technological rebuilds.

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Valmet to supply coated board making and BCTMP production lines

Valmet will supply a coated board making line and a bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) production line with automation solutions, as well as spare parts and consumables packages to one of its customer in Asia. The board making line with high productivity will produce very high-quality folding coated board grades.

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Körber presents Casmatic Zephyrus

Helping clients develop or grow their e-commerce business through a modular and flexible solution that is easy to install and able to offer the desired degree of customization in a simple and fast way; this is the achievement of Casmatic Zephyrus, Körber’s new solution for sustainable packaging.

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Toscotec starts up new turnkey tissue line at Cartiera Confalone

The Ahead 2.2 tissue line supplied by Toscotec to Cartiera Confalone on a turnkey basis has come online at their new mill in Montoro, Italy, and started producing sellable tissue from day one.

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