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16.08.2019

Sun Paper and Voith cooperation sets a new milestone

Sun Paper, Voith’s long-term partner in China, recently awarded two new orders to the paper machine pioneer. This sets a new record for cooperation between Voith and Sun Paper with 11 paper machines having now been ordered in total. The new order includes PM 39, a graphic paper machine, and the major components for PM 40, an MG paper machine.

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15.08.2019

Battery Ventures Acquires Forest2Market, Inc., and Fisher International, Inc.

Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, announced that it has acquired two companies: Forest2Market, Inc. a firm supplying data, analytics, supply chain expertise and strategic consulting services to the global forest products industry; and Fisher International, Inc. a firm supporting the pulp and paper industry with business intelligence and strategy consulting services.

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15.08.2019

At the PKV paper and board mill, Papermaking 4.0 technologies are increasing overall production and reducing energy costs

The ongoing development of its products is just as much an integral part of the corporate philosophy of paper and board manufacturer Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) as the constant improvement of production efficiency. To achieve these goals the company, which was established in 1938, has been working with Voith for many years. For its current rebuild of the PM 4, PKV is also relying on the expertise of the technology group from Heidenheim.

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14.08.2019

Sappi Embarks on a journey of Digital Transformation

Sappi has appointed Kouris Kalligas as Head of Digital Transformation for Sappi Europe. Kouris started his career in Sappi in 2008 as a management trainee and then became the Supply Chain Service Manager for Sappi Europe. He then spent 5 years in Silicon Valley navigating the world of Venture Capitalists, gaining first-hand experience of running a tech start-up.

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13.08.2019

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line with shoe press and steel Yankee at Africaine Paper Mills, Algeria

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line, including stock preparation, delivered to Africaine Paper Mills (APM) in Algeria.

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09.08.2019

Metsä Board aims for fossil free mills as part of company’s 2030 sustainability targets

Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has today published its sustainability targets for 2030. One of the company’s targets is to achieve fossil free mills by 2030 with zero fossil CO2 emissions. This ambitious target includes both emissions from the company’s own energy production (scope 1) as well as purchased energy (scope 2). Currently, 82 % of the energy used at Metsä Board mills is fossil free.

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07.08.2019

Voith supplies Papierfabrik Palm with complete BlueLine stock preparation line for new build project in Aalen

At the beginning of June 2019, the green light was given for the construction of the new Papierfabrik Palm paper mill for the production of testliner and corrugated baseboard. Voith will be supplying the stock preparation line for the project and has to this end designed one of the largest and most advanced BlueLine systems worldwide.

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07.08.2019

Sappi chooses ABB to help boost output and ease environmental impact

Sappi has chosen ABB to supply engineering, procurement and construction for the electrical, control and instrumentation portion of their project Vulindlela. The project is an ambitious plan to increase mill production by approximately 14 percent while reducing the pulp mill’s environmental impact. Due for completion in the winter of 2020, the project includes the design, supply, installation and commissioning of all electrical and automation equipment at Sappi’s Saiccor Mill located in Umkomaas, South Africa.

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06.08.2019

SupremeFilm: Voith launches new premium polyurethane roll cover for film presses

With SupremeFilm, Voith is enhancing its product range for film presses with a new high-performance roll cover made from polyurethane (PU). To positively influence paper characteristics like printability, coating and starch are applied to the paper in the coating and sizing section using applicator units. Voith’s new SupremeFilm roll cover works well in the Voith Speed Sizer AT, and is also suitable for challenging applications in film presses produced by other manufacturers.

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05.08.2019

Körber Group expands Business Area Tissue with Brazilian embossing roll specialist Roll-Tec

The international technology group Körber acquires Roll-Tec Cilindro Ltda. based in São Paulo, Brazil. Roll-Tec develops, produces and sells engraving cylinders for embossing machines for tissue paper and other tissue products. The acquisition was completed effective July 31, 2019.

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