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Emtec at Pulp & Beyond 2024

Accurate testing is crucial to ensure an efficient papermaking process and high product quality. To achieve these production goals in a cost-effective and energy-efficient manner, manufacturers need reliable data on various factors such as fiber and particle charge in the wet-end, mineral filler content in the paper or the haptic properties of tissue paper. Emtec Electronic will showcase several products at the upcoming event in Helsinki to address these challenges: the ACA Ash Content Analyzer, CAS touch! Charge Analyzing System, FPA touch! Fiber Potential Analyzer, and the redesigned TSA Tactile Sensation Analyzer.

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BW Converting at Paper & Tissue One Show in Abu Dhabi

Despite political and social barriers and the current and historic conflicts between various states, the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) tissue converting market is currently one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing in demand for tissue products for both consumer and commercial use. The Paper and Tissue One show will present the latest technologies and solutions to this dynamic market April 16 to 18 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. BW Converting’s Hygiene division -- which comprises PCMC, W+D, Stax and Northern Engraving – will present manufacturers with an unparalleled combination of machinery and systems for tissue and hygiene converting, packaging and folding to address every need, from end-to-end.

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Hengan launches structured tissue products after Toscotec’s TAD machine start-up

Following the start-up of a Toscotec’s Tadvision® tissue machine, Hengan International Group has launched on the Chinese market premium quality structured tissue with excellent bulk, softness and absorbency properties. Installed at their Xiaogan mill, the new line is the first of two TAD machines that Hengan ordered from Toscotec to launch pioneering tissue products in the demanding Chinese market. Hengan’s second TAD machine will be installed at their headquarters production base in Fujian province, and it is scheduled for start-up in 2024.

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Andritz to supply high-temperature Yankee hood and air system to Northwood Tissue, England

International technology group Andritz has received a turn-key order from Northwood Tissue Ltd. to supply a new PrimeDry Hood and an air system for a tissue machine rebuild at the mill in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. Start-up is planned for the third quarter of 2024.

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New pump handbook from Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval just published a brand new edition of the company’s renowned Pump Handbook. The 375-page handbook is free and contains scholarly information on basic pump functionality and in-depth guidelines for sizing and selecting the right pump type for optimum efficiency. The handbook is packed with real-life examples to increase its user-friendliness.

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Andritz to upgrade flue gas treatment systems at Södra pulp mill

Swedish forest industry group Södra has entrusted international technology group Andritz with the upgrade of three electrostatic precipitators (ESPs) for the recovery boiler at the Mörrum pulp mill. The mechanical and electrical refurbishments will extend the ESPs’ lifetime and enable an increase of the boiler’s capacity while ensuring compliance with the current emission standards.

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Infinity press felts – reliable high-performance fabrics for continuous use in the paper industry

The Infinity press felt family from Voith is established globally as a very good choice for heavy-duty press felts in continuous operation, in both seamed and endless versions. Since its market launch in 2011, customers worldwide have placed their trust in Infinity press felts. Infinity’s uncommon strength lies in its uniform and high-quality base fabric that ensures a laminar structure and secures the void volume over the entire operating life.

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Valmet to deliver a new digester top separator to Södra Cell’s Mönsterås Mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a new digester top separator to Södra Cell’s Mönsterås Mill in Sweden. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2024. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery is scheduled to take place in October 2024.

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Toscotec to replace Yankee and steam plant at Papeco in France

French tissue manufacturer Papeteries du Cotentin (Papeco), purchased a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer and a complete high-performance steam and condensate plant from Toscotec to fully replace their existing cast iron dryer and steam system on PM3 at their Orval sur Sienne mill in Normandy. The project includes modifications to the machine for the new steam system and it is planned for start-up in the third quarter of 2024.

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Voith boosts production quality and efficiency on Weig's BM 6 in Mayen with OnQuality

Board manufacturer Weig is relying on Voith's technology expertise to upgrade its BM 6 at the Mayen mill in Germany to stabilize production quality. Voith is not only supplying an intelligent quality control system (QCS) consisting of scanners, actuators and controls but will also ensure seamless integration into a PCS7 environment.

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Metsä Group and Andritz are aiming for ambitious climate goals

Metsä Group and technology supplier Andritz have agreed to work together to reduce Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. Scope 3 emissions refer to emissions from the company's value chain and purchases, such as emissions during the sourcing of production equipment and raw materials and the transportation and use of manufactured products. The goal of the multi-year cooperation is to increase the effectiveness of emission reductions and to find completely new ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Toscotec launches a new generation design of TT Brain DCS

Toscotec has successfully launched a new generation design of its Distributed Control System TT Brain DCS, which offers a whole breadth of innovative functions and add-on customized tools. Numerous tissue producers are already efficiently operating their tissue machines through this upgraded DCS.

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