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PCMC successfully assists Sierra Hygiene Products with rewinder installation

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller’s Converting Solutions platform, came to the aid of Sierra Hygiene Products, a paper converting manufacturer located in Frostburg, Maryland. Sierra Hygiene Products recently expanded its facility and purchased two paper rewinders from a company in China. The equipment arrived, but because of visa complications, the service technicians were unable to travel to the U.S. to assemble and install the new machines.

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Körber’s MTC ITF Change: Interfolder with reduced energy consumption

As a key technological partner in the tissue sector, Körber Business Area Tissue always looks ahead and offers solutions that are in line with the changing needs of the market while keeping sustainability and the aim of building a greener future in focus. "Looking for ways to improve the performance of our technologies and continuously innovating to open the market to new business areas is essential for Körber Business Area Tissue,” comments Dettori Daniele, R&D & Technical Fold Director.

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Valmet launches Dryer Section Performance Agreement for tissue machines

As part of services offering for tissue producers, Valmet has developed a service agreement to improve the performance and safety of the Yankee cylinder, hood, and air system. The dryer section consumes roughly 70% of all the energy used in the tissue-making process, and it is the major CO2 producer in the process. A timely and correct maintenance plan as well as control of process parameters is essential for safety, end product quality and energy efficiency.

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Voith InfibraFiner wins Focus Open 2022 Baden-Württemberg International Design Silver Award

Design experts have awarded the new InfibraFiner refiner from Voith with the Focus Open 2022 Baden-Württemberg International Design Award in silver. The InfibraFiner represents the latest generation of Voith refiners and is part of Voith’s successful BlueLine product family. The committee was convinced by the design, innovative strength and future viability of the solutions, as well as the direct customer added value.

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AFRY provides basic engineering for Yash Pakka’s sustainable packaging production expansion

Yash Pakka Limited has awarded AFRY basic engineering assignment for the Ayodhya packaging material production facility expansion project in India. The expansion enables Yash Pakka to increase sustainable packaging materials production and, at the same time, continue to be low-carbon with 100% bio-based energy.

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EPA proposes stronger regulations to protect communities from chemical accidents

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing revisions to the Risk Management Program (RMP) rule to further protect vulnerable communities from chemical accidents, especially those living near facilities with high accident rates. The proposed rule, entitled the “Safer Communities by Chemical Accident Prevention Rule,” would strengthen the existing program and includes new safeguards that have not been addressed in prior RMP rules, such as enhanced employee participation and transparency for communities on safety decisions.

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Simec Group at K 2022 in Düsseldorf

Simec Group, an Italian manufacturer of anilox, rolls and sleeves which serves a wide number of industries internationally, will attend to K-2022 (hall 4/A53), the international trade fair for plastics and rubber, that will take in Düsseldorf, from October 19th to October 26th. Simec Group is internationally known for being strongly oriented towards innovation with a wide experience in different application fields where engraved and special rollers are used. The company strategy has always been focused on finding innovative solutions for the development of solutions for the numerous industrial sectors served.

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Andritz to supply an electrostatic precipitator to Papelera Guipuzcoana de Zicuñaga, Spain

International technology group Andritz has received an order from the Spanish pulp and paper producer Papelera Guipuzcoana de Zicuñaga to deliver a new LimeFlash-H lime kiln for its pulp mill in Hernani, Spain. Andritz has been selected to supply, install, and commission an electrostatic precipitator (ESP) for this plant.

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Emtec Electronic at Progress22

Centered around the theme “Road to bioeconomy,” the line-up for the 20th annual Progress conference will feature topics such as achieving greater resource and energy efficiency, including how to maintain high-quality results in papermaking while at the same time working toward greater sustainability. Visitors to the exhibition after the conference will be able to explore this theme further with presentations such as those from German-based company emtec Electronic. Emtec will be displaying two of its innovations at the event that are geared toward ensuring high product quality and optimizing the papermaking process.

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Andritz to supply complete pulp mill to Paracel

International technology group Andritz and Paracel S.A., Paraguay, have signed a contract under which Andritz is to supply all process equipment and energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production equipment for Paracel’s 1.8 million ton/year pulp mill to be built in Concepción, Paraguay.

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Emtec Electronic at Tissue & Paper Bangkok 2022

The German-based company will be on site in Hall EH3 at Booth E09 in the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center from September 14-16, 2022 to present an array of innovative solutions for the tissue and paper industry, including the Tissue Softness Analyzer, which objectively determines the hand-feel of tissue paper and other paper products.

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Andhra Paper Limited deploys ABB’s advanced process control for optimized lime kiln production

Andhra Paper Limited (APL), Indian integrated pulp and paper manufacturer, has deployed an ABB advanced process control (APC) solution at their Rajahmundry mill’s lime kiln. To help reduce the energy requirements of the highly interactive lime kiln production process, ABB has integrated their OPT800 Lime APC solution into APL’s existing ABB Ability™ System 800xA distributed control system (DCS).

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