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Valmet to supply an OptiConcept M container board making line to Shanying Paper, Guangdong, in China

Valmet will supply a new OptiConcept M container board making line with extensive package of automation to Shanying Paper, Guangdong at its Zhaoqing mill in China. The new board making line (PM 52) will produce kraft top liner grades and expand Shanying Paper’s business to Guangdong area.

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Toscotec to supply two major rebuilds in Africa and Western Europe on a turnkey basis

Toscotec will rebuild two tissue machines in Western Europe and Africa for a leading tissue manufacturer that remains confidential. The projects are on a turnkey basis and are scheduled for completion in 2021.

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Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Modern Karton in Turkey

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild and a wide scope of automation to Modern Karton Sanayii Ve Ticaret at its Tekirdag Mill in Turkey. In the project, paper machine PM 3 which is currently producing recycled containerboard, will be rebuilt to produce high quality coated containerboard grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for the beginning of 2022.

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Toscotec starts up two AHEAD 2.0L tissue lines at Sofidel America

Two Toscotec-supplied AHEAD 2.0L tissue machines came online at Sofidel America’s mill in Inola, Oklahoma. Shortly after start-up, the two lines met Sofidel’s quality standards, and have been running at a high operation efficiency, producing premium quality tissue.

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Tissue specialists of the Körber Group now offer unique portfolio under a common brand

With the strategic aim of becoming the “most advanced and complete supplier in the world of technologies dedicated to tissue”, Fabio Perini, Casmatic and MTC reach out to the market with one strong brand: Körber. The companies of the Körber Groups Business Area Tissue offer holistic solutions for the converting and packaging of toilet rolls, kitchen towels, and folded products.

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CurvedBar: Voith presents new screen plate

Voith introduces a new screen plate design for pulpers used in recovered paper pulping. The CurvedBar screen plate extends service life in Voith's IntensaPulper IP-R by more than 50 percent and improves the quality of fiber suspension. The results are less maintenance effort and material use, as well as fewer downtimes, leading to a more efficient overall process and lower costs. Chinese paper manufacturer Shanying International Holding Co. LTD. has tested the CurvedBar screen plate on its PM 5 in Maanshan and is now equipping other pulping systems with the innovative solution.

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Södra Cell chooses ABB to supply new Quality Control System for eco-friendly, specialty pulp mill in Sweden

Swedish pulp manufacturer Södra Cell has appointed ABB to supply and install a new, state-of-the-art Quality Control System (QCS) at its specialty mill in Mörrum, southern Sweden, which produces paper pulp and hardwood dissolving pulp for customers throughout Europe. Delivery is planned for October 2020.

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Toscotec’s tissue line exceeds production target at EuroVast Group

Italian tissue manufacturer EuroVast fired up a new Modulo-Plus tissue machine supplied by Toscotec at its Cartiera della Basilica paper mill in Villa Basilica, Lucca, Italy. PM5 is running efficiently at the speed of 1,600 m/min and since its start-up in February, it has exceeded the project’s production targets with excellent results in energy consumption.

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ANDRITZ to supply sixth P-RC APMP system to Sun Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Sun Paper Co. Ltd., part of the Sun Paper Group, to supply a chemi-thermomechanical pulping system for its new mill in Beihai, Guangxi, China. Start-up is scheduled for autumn 2021.

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Voith successfully executes start-up of five BlueLine OCC stock preparation lines for Nine Dragons Paper

In early 2017, Voith received an order for six BlueLine OCC stock preparation lines from Nine Dragons, the largest manufacturer of packaging paper in Asia. With the recently commissioned PM 41 at the customer’s Hebei site, five Voith BlueLine OCC lines, each with a production capacity of 2,000 tons per day, have now been successfully launched. The handover of the sixth line is planned for 2022.

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ANDRITZ to complete and start up the folding boxboard production line at JSC Management Company

ANDRITZ has received an order from JSC Management Company of the Holding Belorusskie oboi, Belarus, to complete and start up its production line for folding boxboard. Start-up is scheduled for 2021. The board machine is designed to produce 200,000 tons per year of folding boxboard, with basis weights ranging from 170 to 400 g/m2.

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Grupo Gondi expands automated paper testing to include second ABB solution at its Monterrey mill

ABB has been chosen to supply Mexican packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi with a robust and reliable automated paper testing solution for its greenfield site in Monterrey. The comprehensive order - which focuses on improving quality and efficiency at the mill - includes L&W Autoline, with a wide range of testing modules and sample trimmer and L&W benchtop testing instruments. Engineering and installation of the project is planned for completion in Q3 2020.

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