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Valmet signs an extension of the maintenance operation agreement for UPM’s Plattling mill in Germany

Valmet and UPM have signed an extension of the existing maintenance operations agreement for UPM’s Platting mill in Germany, for an additional three years. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed.

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ABB modernizes Swiss paper machine as model for energy efficiency

ABB has helped Model Group, a packaging manufacturer headquartered in Switzerland, modernize one of its key paper machines with energy-efficient motors and state-of-the-art variable speed drives (VSDs). The result is increased productivity and reliability, together with a reduction in energy consumption of up to 900,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) a year – equivalent to 200 four-person Swiss households, with a projected payback in less than five years.

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Voith announces necessary price adjustments

The global pandemic has caused major unpredictable challenges in both public and private areas. One of these effects is enormous cost increases in many industrial sectors, for example raw materials, packaging and transport.

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Valmet's OptiConcept M kraft making line successfully started up at Klabin's Puma Project

A new kraftliner production line, PM 27, which was supplied by Valmet to Klabin, was successfully started up on August 30th, 2021 at Puma Project in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. The order for the production line was signed in May 2019.

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Andritz to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Astrabel d.o.o. to supply a tissue plant for cost-efficient production of high-quality grades to its mill in Belišce, Croatia. Start-up is planned for 2023. The turn-key project includes stock preparation, tissue machine with air systems and rewinder, complete electrification and automation, and pumps.

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Valmet to supply a multifuel boiler to Kipaş Kağit

Valmet will supply a multifuel power boiler and auxiliary process equipment to Kipas Kagit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.S.’s paper mill in Kahramanmaras, Turkey. The new boiler will improve the reliability of the paper mill’s steam and electricity supply. Additionally, its steam production capacity will be sufficient for the mill’s future paper machine PM 4.

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Voith receives order from Shandong Huatai Paper to rebuild PM 11

In response to changing market demand, Shandong Huatai Paper decided to rebuild and modernize PM 11 in order to progressively convert newsprint production to high-quality graphic paper. The paper producer selected the full-line supplier Voith as a suitable partner.

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Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons’ Beihai mill

Valmet has received several pulp technology orders from Nine Dragons for their pulp, paper and board greenfield project in Beihai city, Guangxi autonomous region, in China. The order consists of two complete fiberlines, two bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) lines, a recovery boiler and DeNOx scrubbers. The deliveries will be done in phases and the start-ups are scheduled for 2023.

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ABB/Voith alliance helps SCA to drive bold investment program forward

ABB has been contracted by machine supplier Voith to deliver drives and electrification to support the build of SCA’s new kraftliner machine PM2 at its Obbola mill in Umeå, Sweden.

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Toscotec to supply a turnkey tissue line to Vajda Papír, Hungary

Toscotec will supply an Ahead 2.2L tissue line on a turnkey basis to Vajda Papír at its Dunaföldvár mill, near Budapest, Hungary. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022.

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Valmet’s climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

Valmet introduced its climate program – Forward to a carbon neutral future – in March 2021 with CO2 emission reduction targets for its entire value chain. Now Valmet has got its climate program targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This approval means that Valmet´s climate targets support the Paris Climate Agreement’s goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C and are based on the latest climate science.

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Andritz to supply chip storage system to Visy Pulp & Paper

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Visy Pulp & Paper for a 243,000 m3 chip handling and storage system, including a Stacker Reclaimer RST360, for its Tumut mill in New South Wales, Australia.

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