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Voith: IntensaDrum Duo for production volumes of 3,000 tons of paper per day

The papermaking process starts with pulping and separation of coarse contaminants to prepare the pulp for the subsequent cleaning steps. Based on its many years of expertise, Voith Paper now introduces the latest technology within the BlueLine stock preparation – the IntensaDrum Duo, a two-piece drum pulper.

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Valmet to deliver new evaporation plant to Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden

Valmet will deliver a new evaporation line 3 for Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. The new line will replace the oldest evaporation line 1 at the mill. The new evaporation plant is scheduled to start-up in the first quarter of 2023. The value of the order will not be disclosed. However, a project of this size and scope is typically valued at around EUR 30 million. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2021.

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Increased production at Sappi Saiccor with Bellmer shoe press

Situated 50 km south of the port of Durban in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Sappi Saiccor mill is one of the production facilities for Sappi Dissolving Pulp. Dissolving pulp is sold to converters for the production of a wide range of consumer products, i.e., viscose staple fibres used in clothing and textiles.

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ANDRITZ starts up new HERB recovery boiler at Kuantum Papers, India

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a new 500 t/d HERB chemical recovery boiler at Kuantum Papers Limited in Saila Khurd, Hoshiapur district in the state of Punjab, India. The boiler is designed to handle a mixture of hardwood and agro-based black liquor and enables environmentally friendly and more energy-efficient operation compared to a conventional boiler with direct contact evaporator. Thus, the mill’s pulp production as well as the power-to-heat-ratio are substantially increased. The boiler also features a unique vertical air system to minimize air emissions.

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Toscotec accomplishes a dryer section rebuild at Cartiera di Ferrara, Italy

After a complete dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec, Cartiera di Ferrara fired up PM1 at its mill in Ferrara, Italy. Toscotec modified the entire dryer section, without changing its overall length and therefore leaving the positions of the press and the pope reel unchanged. This allowed for a very short shutdowntime because civil works were not necessary to achieve the planned production increase. The paper machine achieved stable production immediately after start-up.

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Maxco expands production with new facility

BW Papersystems has confirmed that Maxco Packaging, independent manufacturer of corrugated packaging for the agricultural market in the San Joaquin Valley, has installed a 2.5m (98”) triplewall corrugator in their newly-built facility in Fowler, CA.

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ABB to supply automated paper testing solution to drive efficiencies at Metsä Board mills in Finland

ABB will provide the paperboard producer Metsä Board with its L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution at five of the group’s mills in Finland: Kemi, Kyro, Simpele, Tako and Äänekoski. Metsä Board is standardizing its operations with ABB’s L&W Autoline, which has a recently enhanced design that requires less service while increasing uptime. Plus, L&W Autoline measures according to testing standards, minimizing the needs for correlation to lab instruments.

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Voith rebuilds complete PM 5 of PAPRESA

PAPRESA, southern European manufacturer of newsprint, commissioned Voith in March to completely rebuild PM 5 at the Rentería mill in Spain. The start-up of the ambitious project is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022. Subsequently, the extensive rebuild will enable significantly more efficient and sustainable production of packaging paper.

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Valmet introduces Maintenance Operations Agreement

As part of “Valmet’s way to serve” concept for the best customer experience at all the touchpoints of the lifecycle, Valmet is introducing Maintenance Operations Agreement. Valmet offers the service agreement for development and outsourcing of mill and plant maintenance operations for energy, pulp, paper, board and tissue customers.

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ANDRITZ signs industrial maintenance contract with LD Celulose S.A.

Sindus ANDRITZ Ltda., part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from LD Celulose S.A. to provide industrial maintenance services for their new mill in the city of Indianópolis, Brazil. The contract has a contract term of approximately six years and covers full maintenance of all mill areas.

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Toscotec-supplied turnkey tissue line achieves top speed at Paloma

The AHEAD 2.2L tissue machine supplied by Toscotec to the Slovenian tissue producer Paloma has achieved its top speed and performance at Sladki Vrh mill. Paloma d.d., part of the Slovak Hygienic Paper (SHP) Group, purchased its new line from Toscotec on a turnkey basis and has confirmed that the machine has fulfilled all the conditions for take over acceptance.

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ABB launches Paper Quality Performance

Paper Quality Performance, a new digital service that identifies, tracks and analyzes current and changing trends in paper variability, has been released by ABB. It will enable optimization of quality properties measured by Quality Control Systems (QCS) during all operational conditions.

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