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  Contact www.ipwonline.de Imprint March 17

Stefan Breitenfeld
Dear ipw reader,

below please find a selection of the latest news from the world of pulp and paper.


your ipw and bio-fibre team

ipw news

ANDRITZ successfully starts up two tissue production lines delivered to Suzhou Taison Paper Mill in China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up two PrimeLineST tissue production lines delivered to Suzhou Taison Paper Co. Ltd., China.


Revamped EU Forest Strategy will recognize the importance of forest-based industries and the bioeconomy

On Tuesday, Cepi, in partnership with EU media Politico, hosted a high level online discussion on the role of the bioeconomy to achieve the EU Green Deal goals.


ABB delivers machine modernization plan for Iggesund mill

Global technology company ABB is leading a major installation of new drives, control systems and quality control solutions (QCS) for Iggesund Paperboard in Sweden, driving increased safety, higher availability and more stable operations for the board mill.


Valmet to deliver key pulp technology to Nine Dragons in China

Valmet has received several pulp technology orders from Nine Dragons to its pulp mills in China. The deliveries include fiberlines and core components for recovery boilers and lime kilns. The deliveries will be done in phases and the start-ups are scheduled for 2022 and 2023.


IntensePress: Voith launches new PU roll cover for press rolls

Problems are often encountered with conventional rolls when processing pulp. The rolls cause high specific pressures as well as a short nip. To prevent this, Voith is now offering a new polyurethane (PU) roll cover that has been developed for press rolls: the IntensePress. This has been specifically designed for use in the demanding applications of pulp machines and twin-wire presses. 


Södra forms new business area

Södra is forming the Innovation business area. The initiative will involve a stronger focus on new, profitable business, while the other business areas will gain more traction for the development of their existing operations. Catrin Gustavsson, who is currently Senior Vice President Innovation and New Business at Södra, is to become the new Business Area President.


ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line delivered to Berli Jucker Cellox, Thailand

The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 1,900 m/min and a paper width of 2.8 m. A PrimePress XT Evo shoe press installed there dewaters the web gently, but still achieves a far higher post-press dryness than conventional presses. The 16 ft. PrimeDry Steel Yankee is made entirely of steel, having an evaporation rate that is 10-15% higher than that of cast iron models, which results in 8-10% better machine performance.


Toscotec: New AR system for effective remote service

Toscotec upgraded its YES-CONNECT-VISION AR (Augmented Reality) system to provide faster and more effectiveremote services. After launching the first version in 2018, Toscotec perfected the system based on user feedback and practice in the field. With this improved tool, mill operators wearing an ergonomic helmet fitted with a high definition camera send out high-resolution images and audio in real time, becoming the eyes and the ears of Toscotec’s service team inside the mill.


It's in the bag

Global packaging and paper group Mondi and Tesco Central Europe have launched a new partnership, in which Mondi will purchase the retailer’s warehouse corrugated waste to create recycled paper for the retailers' shopping bags. Tesco is working towards a net zero emission goal, in line with its sustainability targets to remove, reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible and Mondi is able to contribute to this vision with its customer-centric approach, EcoSolutions.


+Pro: Increased productivity and sustainable production with new Efficiency Add-On for press fabrics

With +Pro, Voith has added another product to its range of Efficiency Add-Ons for press fabrics. Through shorter start-up times, longer life cycles and reduced wear, the modular product extensions help paper manufacturers to increase the efficiency of their machines and make the production process more sustainable.



bio-fibre news

AFRY main partner in Metsä Fibre’s new bioproduct mill in Finland

AFRY has been awarded with a contract including project management services for the whole mill, detail engineering services for all engineering disciplines for Balance of Plant (BOP) and the digitalisation services of the mill with BIM (Building Information Modelling) and PIM (Process Information Modelling) of the project including establishment of SSOT (Single-Source-of-Truth) concept towards digital twin. AFRY will also provide project management, engineering and site services of the chlorine dioxide plant.


We all can be Recycling Heroes!

Every year on Global Recycling Day we recognise the achievements of those outstanding individuals and organisations who have gone the extra mile to save the planet – now we want everyone to do more every year to make a collective contribution for the future of our environment.


AFRY engineering partner when Renewcell expands operations

Renewcell has awarded AFRY an engineering assignment for their recycled textile materials production expansion at SCA's Ortviken paper mill in Sundsvall, Sweden. The assignment includes project and construction management services, process, mechanical and piping engineering, electrical, automation and instrumentation engineering, fire and HVAC design, as well as civil design. The project is a continuation of AFRY's previous feasibility studies.