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Valmet to supply a conversion from paper machine to fluff pulp drying machine at Daio Papers Mishima mill

Valmet will supply a conversion from paper machine to fluff pulp drying machine at Daio Paper Corporation’s Mishima mill in Japan. The delivery will include new machinery, rebuilds and automation in the pulp drying line and reel system in the existing paper machine PM15.

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Andritz to supply upgrade to BCTMP system for P&W grades at Shandong Huatai Paper, China

International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Shandong Huatai Paper Industry Shareholding to upgrade an existing BCTMP (bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp) plant to become the world’s largest mechanical pulping line for P&W (Printing & Writing) paper production at the mill in Dongying, Shandong province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.

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Veracel Celulose S.A. commissions Voith to completely rebuild and upgrade the QCS Scanner at PDM 1 in Eunapólis, Brazil

Veracel Celulose S.A., pulp producer in Brazil and part of paper producer Stora Enso, has commissioned Voith to upgrade its Quality Control System (QCS) of scanner and sensors for the company’s PDM 1 in Eunapólis, Brazil.

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Valmet receives the ninth tissue line order from Hayat Kimya in Russia

Valmet will supply the ninth tissue line delivery, including an extensive automation package, to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya. The company has decided to invest in a new tissue machine at their new mill in Russia, with a target to meet the increasing demand for their high-quality tissue products. The new line will add 70,000 tons of tissue to their current production of facial, toilet and towel tissues. The start-up is planned for the end of 2022.

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Andritz to supply equipment for power and recovery boiler conversions to Domtar

Andritz Inc. has been selected by Domtar Corporation to provide equipment and technical services for conversion of a power boiler and a recovery boiler at their Kingsport paper mill, in Kingsport, TN, USA. This mill will be converted into Domtar’s first packaging facility.

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Toscotec to supply an Ahead 2.2L tissue line to GrandBay Papelera Internaci

GrandBay Group placed an order with Toscotec for one Ahead 2.2L complete tissue line to be installed at its subsidiary Papelera Internacional in Rio Hondo Zacapa, Guatemala. The start-up is scheduled for late 2022.

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Successful start-up of paper production line 2 supplied by Voith to Kipaş Kağıt in Söke

On July 7th, Kipas Kagit successfully started up the first production line for board and packaging papers at its Söke site in western Turkey. As a full-line supplier, Voith supplied the entire plant with the latest production and automation technologies. The new PM 2 features a very wide production and basis weights range.

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Valmet and Neles to merge

On July 2, 2021 Valmet Oyj and Neles Corporation announced that their respective Boards of Directors have signed a combination agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies through a merger. The combined company will be a leading company with a unique offering for process industries globally. The name of the company will be Valmet Oyj.

By Pasi Laine, President and CEO, Valmet.

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ABB sets new global standard with remote commissioning of actuators for BGPPL, India

ABB has successfully completed the commissioning of the Induction xP Plus profiler system on PM3 at Bilt Graphic Paper Products Limited (BGPPL), Ballarpur, India, with remote support from China. Marking the first time that an ABB cross machine direction control engineer has provided remote commissioning support for an upgrade of this kind, the modernization project was successfully and seamlessly delivered due to the world-class domain expertise of the team.

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Andritz: Major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for the world’s largest DP pulp mill

International technology group Andritz is supplying major energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “Star” in the city of Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo state, Brazil.

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Toscotec to supply a TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to Mirae Paper

Toscotec will supply a third-generation design TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to the South Korean tissue manufacturer Mirae Paper at their Jeonju paper mill. This is a repeat order from Mirae Paper who installed their first TT SYD on PM3 in 2013. The new steel Yankee will replace PM2’s existing cast-iron cylinder and it is scheduled for start-up in the second half of 2022.

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Voith receives order to supply a complete board production line to Asia Symbol (Jiangsu) in China

Voith has received another order to build and supply a complete paper production line. The pulp and paper manufacturer Asia Symbol commissioned Voith to supply the BM 13 board machine for the Rugao site, located 180 km north-west of Shanghai, China.

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