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Valmet to start personnel negotiations on temporary layoffs at its valve factory in Finland

The geopolitical situation caused by the crisis in Ukraine and the intensified COVID-19 restrictions in China have reduced the orders at the valve factory in Helsinki, Finland, during spring. The exceptional situation has particularly impacted the factory’s oil and gas projects. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in China also continues to cause challenges related to component availability and logistics.

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Körber Tissue: New folding head

Körber Business Area Tissue is introducing the MTC ITF Change, a solution capable of modifying the cut off of the product. By replacing a single cassette it is possible to change the cut format in a simple, fast, and automated way without compromising the quality of the finished product. MTC ITF Change is the ideal solution for companies that need to develop interfolded sheets of different lengths without losing OEE. Patented by Körber Business Area Tissue, the MTC ITF Change has only two folding rolls, which the cutting function is incorporated into. The cassette can be replaced automatically with a few manual operations without the intervention of a specialized operator.

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ZELLCHEMING

Technical testing solutions from Emtec at Zellcheming 2022

Measuring and testing device manufacturer Emtec Electronic will present solutions for determining fillers in paper and board without combustion, measuring particle charge and zeta potential, analyzing softness, and more at the Zellcheming Expo in Wiesbaden, Germany, from June 29 to July 1, 2022.

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ITC commissions Voith with rebuild of specialty paper machine PM 1 in Chandrahati

India's paper manufacturer ITC Limited PSPD has commissioned Voith to rebuild PM 1, including stock preparation, at its Chandrahati site, about 60 kilometers north of Kolkata. With the rebuilt décor paper machine, the company will increase its production capacity for high-quality décor paper with basis weights of 40 - 90 gsm and thus further expand its market position.

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Toscotec to supply a wet end rebuild to Cartiere di Guarcino in Italy

Specialty paper manufacturer Cartiere di Guarcino selected Toscotec for the rebuild of PM2 at its Guarcino paper mill near Frosinone in Italy. The project is scheduled for December 2022. The rebuild consists of the modification of the paper machine’s forming and press sections with installation of both Toscotec’s and Voith’s technology.

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Toscotec steps up sustainable performance with environmental certifications

Toscotec has successfully renewed its ISO 14001 certification and Eco-Management and Audit Scheme registration for environmental protection and is on track to obtain the ISO 45001 certification validating a significant improvement in occupational safety. Toscotec has been complying with these stringent environmental standards for 16 years, attesting to its consistent commitment to sustainability.

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Andritz to supply LimeDry lime mud filter to BillerudKorsnäs’ Frövi mill in Sweden

International technology group Andritz has received an order from the Swedish pulp and paper producer BillerudKorsnäs to deliver a LimeDry lime mud filter for the recausticizing plant at its Frövi/Rockhammar pulp mill in Örebro, Sweden. Start-up for the new LimeDry lime mud filter is scheduled for the second half of 2022.

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Voith Paper launches sustainability program “Papermaking for Life”

In line with the goals of the Paris Agreement, paper manufacturers worldwide are facing the urgent challenge of producing more sustainably. As a globally active technology company, it is Voith Paper's responsibility to take a leading role in achieving these goals and to provide customers with the best possible support on their way to more sustainable and efficient paper production. The company is therefore launching the "Papermaking for Life" innovation and development offensive.

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Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill in the UK

Valmet will supply Old Corrugated Containers (OCC), stock preparation and container board lines with a large scope of automation systems, Industrial Internet solutions and services to Eren Paper’s Shotton Mill Limited in the United Kingdom. The new container board making line (PM3) will produce high-quality testliner and fluting grades, and it will use 100% recycled paper. The start-up of PM3 is scheduled for the second quarter of 2024.

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Successful performance of Voith´s new thermal protection coating TerraDry PN at PM 4 of Hamburger Containerboard

Hamburger Containerboard, a producer of high-quality corrugated case material products for customers throughout Europe, has significantly reduced cleaning efforts during shutdowns and increased efficiency thanks to Voith's new thermal protection coating TerraDry PN. Part of Austrian Prinzhorn Holding, Hamburger Containerboard produces testliner on the PM 4 at its site in Pitten, Austria, for further processing into sustainable packaging materials.

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ABB extends to offer new insertion design and larger flow-through options

ABB has updated its KPM KC7 Microwave Consistency Transmitter portfolio with a larger flow-through sensor to fit process pipes with a diameter of up to 16”, giving more customers the choice to measure the total consistency of mixed pulps with a flow-through sensor. The technology leader has also launched a redesigned insertion type with a new dual-plate sensor.

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B&B Triplewall Containers chooses Voith BlueLine OCC stock preparation

Renowned Indian board producer B&B Triplewall Containers Limited has chosen to partner with Voith with the order of a BlueLine OCC stock preparation and advanced approach flow system for its Krishnagiri PM 1. With a capacity of 250 tons per day, the new stock preparation line will consistently supply high-quality OCC pulp for the production of stable container board.

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