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ABB selected to deliver new drive and automation system for winder modernization project at Arctic Paper Grycksbo, Sweden

ABB has been contracted by Arctic Paper Grycksbo, a producer of high-quality graphical fine paper in Europe, to install a new drive and automation system for its Winder 10 at its mill in Grycksbo, Sweden, to improve the plant’s production and availability as well as meet the latest requirements for safety and machine directive.

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ANDRITZ to rebuild board machine at Mayr-Melnhof Karton in Frohnleiten, Austria

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton, Austria, to rebuild its KM3 at the mill in Frohnleiten. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint. Start-up is scheduled for 2023.

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Toscotec to supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line to Saudi Paper Group

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue machine to Saudi Paper Group (SPG) at its Dammam paper mill in Saudi Arabia. The new PM2 will produce premium quality tissue from virgin pulp. The start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022.

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Valmet to deliver two automated paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills

Valmet will deliver two Valmet Paper Labs, automated board and paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills in Niklasdorf, Austria and Vevce, Slovenia. Valmet Paper Labs deliver accurate and rapid measurement results that are used to monitor and control the quality of the specialty papers produced by the two mills.

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ANDRITZ to supply four jet coaters to Jiangxi Five Star Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jiangxi Five Star Paper Co., Ltd., China to deliver four PrimeCoat Jet coaters for online coating for their mill in Hukou county (Jiujiang city), Jiangxi province. Start-up is scheduled for 2021.

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Voith: Worldwide field service for disc filters

Voith offers a reliable and professional on-site disc filter refurbishment service to optimize disc filter performance, resulting in stable and excellent filtrate values and minimized solids content. Disc filter performance determines the quality of the filtrate water and thus influences the operating costs of the plant.

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Valmet to supply a major pulp and board technology delivery to Klabin in Brazil

Valmet will supply a large pulp and paper technology delivery to Klabin in Brazil. The order consists of a paperboard making line (PM 28), a complete new fiberline including a new Continuous Cooking G3, and a new bleached chemi thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) line, all with extensive scopes of automation and Valmet Industrial Internet solutions. The start-ups of PM 28, the BCTMP line and the fiberline are scheduled for the second quarter of 2023.

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Lanxess increases prices for inorganic pigments

Specialty chemical company Lanxess is raising its prices for inorganic pigments globally with immediate effect, subject to existing agreements. Quotations will be increased by EUR 150 minimum per metric ton or its equivalent in local currency. In some cases, price increase can be higher depending on product group and production site. Customers will be contacted individually as it applies to their products.

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Valmet strengthens its environmental systems business with two acquisitions

Valmet has, on June 9, 2021, entered into agreements to acquire EWK Umwelttechnik GmbH, a German company manufacturing and supplying air emission control systems and after-installation services, and ECP Group, a Finnish manufacturer and maintainer of air emission control systems. These acquisitions complement Valmet’s customer offering in environmental technologies and related services.

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Körber: Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) solution for tissue converters

Digitization is a worldwide trend that everyone is catching up to: the goal of manufacturers is to create their own smart factory solution that, thanks to digitization and computerization, is able to better organize operations by connecting the business side and the production side.

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ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents two new tissue machines with a design speed of 2,200 m/min for high production capacity:

  • PrimeLineTM S 2200 with 2.6 to 2.85 m width at reel
  • PrimeLineTM W 2200 with 5.4 to 5.6 m width at reel

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ABB launches first European Pulp and Paper Tour at ZELLCHEMING, Germany

ABB has announced its European Pulp and Paper Tour, which officially launched on June 9 at ZELLCHEMING, Germany, a virtual event organized by the European Pulp & Paper Industry Association.

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