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12.06.2017

Increased quality and resource efficiency with new camera technology

A new project within the Process Processing IT and Automation (PiiA) Strategic Innovation Programme will lead to reduced process and quality variations in paper and board production. A methodology based on visual and infrared camera technology will be developed within the RISE Bioeconomy division in cooperation with academia and industry more...
12.06.2017

Valmet and Södra Cell sign mill-wide Learning Agreement

Valmet and Södra Cell in Sweden have signed a three-year agreement for web-based training via the Valmet Online Learning portal. Valmet will provide online courses for all main mill processes to about 600 employees at all three Södra mills in Sweden; Värö, Mörrum, and Mönsterås. more...
12.06.2017

Orchids Paper Announces Start-Up Of Its New State Of The Art Paper Machine

Orchids Paper Products announces the startup of its new State of the Art 100% QRT Paper Machine in Barnwell, South Carolina, with paper machine capacity of 35,000 tons per year. The QRT Paper Machine, developed by Valmet, is new technology capable of manufacturing both ultra-premium and premium tissue, more...
12.06.2017

Kimberly-Clark Joins Forces with World Wildlife Fund...

to Engage Consumers to Help Save the World's Forests.The leader in sustainably-made personal care products, today announced a unique three-year agreement and collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) designed to raise awareness of the importance of choosing products that use fiber from responsibly managed forests. more...
08.06.2017

Ismo Nousiainen appointed CEO of Metsä Fibre

M.Sc (Engineering) Ismo Nousiainen has been appointed the deputy CEO of Metsä Fibre Oy, a part of Metsä Group, as of 1 August 2017 and the CEO of Metsä Fibre and a member of Metsä Group Executive Management Team as of 1 January 2018. more...
08.06.2017

SCA to close tissue production plant in the US

To further improve efficiency and strengthen the competitiveness for the Professional Hygiene business in North America, SCA has decided to close the tissue production plant in Flagstaff, Arizona, in the US. more...
07.06.2017

Valmet to supply an upgrade of the washing process area for Stora Enso's Heinola fluting mill

Valmet will supply an upgrade of the washing process area for Stora Enso's Heinola fluting mill in Finland with the TwinRoll Evolution wash press (TRPE). The upgrade will improve the Heinola's Neutral-Sulfite Semi-Chemical (NSSC) line washing, which will result in a better product quality and strengthened competitive position. more...
02.06.2017

Voith Paper Under New Management

The Supervisory Board of Voith GmbH has appointed Andreas Endters as Chairman of the Board of the Group Division Voith Paper as of 2017-10-01. He thus succeeds Bertram Staudenmaier who will be leaving the company at the end of this year upon his own request. more...
01.06.2017

Delfort Feurstein awarded an order for Wedge

Austrian specialty paper group Delfort has placed an order for Wedge for their Feurstein mill. The system will be the second Wedge to Delfort Group. Process Diagnostic System was delivered in May. more...
01.06.2017

Valmet to rebuild Alas Dorada's tissue machine in Alas Doradas, El Salvador

Valmet has been trusted as supplier for the rebuild of Alas Dorada's PM4 in El Salvador. The main target for the rebuild is to raise production capacity by increasing press dryness, and enable improved paper quality as a second stage. This will be achieved by installation of an Advantage ViscoNip press combined with an Advantage ReDry web heater. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for end of the year 2017. more...

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