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Toscotec’s rebuild achieves production increase at Skjern Paper, Denmark

Skjern Paper is Denmark’s only paper mill. Founded in 1965, it is situated in Skjern, West Jutland. Since 2005, the ownership majority has been held by Buur Invest A/S, a Danish privately-owned investment company. The mill’s current annual capacity is 75,000 tonnes, including a range of products - coreboard, grey and blueliner, greyboard and sheets - produced from 100% recycled fibres. Skjern Paper is strongly export-oriented, with over 90% of its production sold to packaging and paper businesses in Europe.

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Valmet to supply a fine paper making line to Asia Symbol XinHui in China

Valmet will supply a fine paper making line with stock preparation and an extensive scope of automation to Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper in XinHui, China. The new high-capacity fine paper making line will be designed to produce top-quality woodfree uncoated paper (WFU) grades. The start-up of PM 13 is scheduled for 2022. The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type and delivery scope is typically around EUR 80-100 million.

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ANDRITZ to supply two tissue machines to Guangxi Sun Paper in China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Sun Paper to supply two tissue machines for its new mill in Beihai City, Guangxi Province, China. Start-up is planned for 2021.

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Toscotec exceeds performance goal on wet end rebuild at Papeterie Le Bourray

In June 2020, Toscotec successfully rebuilt the approach flow and wet end of PM4 at Papeterie Le Bourray in Saint-Mars-la-Brière, France. After two months of stable production, PM4 exceeded the performance targets relating to the improvement of sheet formation quality and cross direction basis weight profile. After the rebuild, the operating speed of PM4 increased by up to 10%.

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Valmet receives a tissue line order from WEPA, UK

Valmet will supply a complete tissue line, including full automation package, to WEPA’s mill in Bridgend, the United Kingdom. The investment is a strategic step for the company to strengthen its presence in the United Kingdom. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

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Toscotec to deliver a Steel Yankee Dryer to C. Y. P. Del R. S.A., Colombia

Toscotec will supply a second-generation TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to the Colombian tissue manufacturer Cartones Y Papeles Del Risaralda. The new TT SYD will replace a cast iron Yankee on PM1 at its Risaralda mill in Western Colombia. The dryer will increase PM1’s production capacity, while reducing its overall specific consumptions through a substantial reduction of the hoods’ drying contribution.

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ANDRITZ to supply stock preparation equipment for sack paper production to Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, a member of the Segezha Group (part of PJSC Sistema), to supply stock preparation equipment for its mill in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia. Start-up is scheduled for the beginning of 2021.

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Valmet to supply an OptiConcept M container board making line to Shanying Paper, Guangdong, in China

Valmet will supply a new OptiConcept M container board making line with extensive package of automation to Shanying Paper, Guangdong at its Zhaoqing mill in China. The new board making line (PM 52) will produce kraft top liner grades and expand Shanying Paper’s business to Guangdong area.

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Toscotec to supply two major rebuilds in Africa and Western Europe on a turnkey basis

Toscotec will rebuild two tissue machines in Western Europe and Africa for a leading tissue manufacturer that remains confidential. The projects are on a turnkey basis and are scheduled for completion in 2021.

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Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdag Mill in Turkey. In the project, paper machine PM 3 which is currently producing recycled containerboard, will be rebuilt to produce high quality coated containerboard grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for the beginning of 2022.

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Toscotec starts up two AHEAD 2.0L tissue lines at Sofidel America

Two Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.0L tissue machines came online at Sofidel America’s mill in Inola, Oklahoma. Shortly after start-up, the two lines met Sofidel’s quality standards, and have been running at a high operation efficiency, producing premium quality tissue.

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Tissue specialists of the Körber Group now offer unique portfolio under a common brand

With the strategic aim of becoming the “most advanced and complete supplier in the world of technologies dedicated to tissue”, Fabio Perini, Casmatic and MTC reach out to the market with one strong brand: Körber. The companies of the Körber Groups Business Area Tissue offer holistic solutions for the converting and packaging of toilet rolls, kitchen towels, and folded products.

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