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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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ANDRITZ to supply innovative logyard cranes to Metsä Fibre

International technology group ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre, part of the Metsä Group, have signed a preliminary agreement under which ANDRITZ will supply two fully autonomous logyard cranes to the planned Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland

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PCMC unlocks critical machine documentation for customers

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has launched an innovative online documentation portal, designed to elevate customer trust and ensure the safe operation, maintenance and ownership of all PCMC machines.

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ABB L&W Tearing Tester for strength measurement

ABB has launched its L&W Tearing Tester with enhancements to ease operator use and safe handling, expand on tearing resistance testing capabilities and improve digital connectivity.

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OnCall.Video: Voith adds new tool for remote video support to its digital service portfolio

Voith has added a new tool for remote video support to its service portfolio, offering customers access to expert support at any time and from any location. OnCall.Video enables fast problem-solving and cuts downtimes, resulting in improved machine availability and productivity. With this tool, Voith is playing an important role in making processes even more efficient and sustainable through the use of digital solutions.

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Toscotec-supplied hoods achieve top performance at WEPA Mainz

Toscotec successfully completed a hood rebuild on PM 1 at WEPA Mainz in Germany. After a tight shutdown timeframe, PM 1 started up on schedule last year. Following a period of stable running conditions, it successfully completed the performance test, and outperformed the technical guarantees of the rebuild by having excellent results for drying capacity and gas consumption.

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Valmet strengthens its business by acquiring PMP Group

On September 11, Valmet has entered into an agreement to acquire PMP Group in Poland. The enterprise value of the acquisition is approximately EUR 64 million, plus a conditional and capped earn-out component. The acquisition is estimated to be completed on October 1, 2020 at the earliest.

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Rethink Paper: Emtec Electronic at MIAC 2020

The German company emtec Electronic GmbH develops, produces and sells testing technologies worldwide and celebrates its 25th anniversary, starting at MIAC 2020 in October in Lucca, Italy, at booth no. 103. The company is proud of what has been achieved over the past few decades and looks back on successful businesses as well as great partnerships.

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ANDRITZ to supply four PrimeLine Compact M 1600 tissue machines to Guangdong Hengan in China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangdong Hengan Paper Co., Ltd. (Hengan) to supply four tissue machines to its new mill in Yunfu, Guangdong, China, for the production of high-quality facial, toilet, handkerchief and napkin tissue grades made of virgin market pulp.

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Toscotec launches new Optima rewinders for top winding quality and efficiency

Following a complete design upgrade of its rewinder line, Toscotec launched the new Optima rewinders. The new line has achieved recognition in the market with eight rewinders already sold in Europe, North America and Asia, including single and double width machines.

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ABB supplies electrical package and drives automation to new Grupo Gondi mill in Monterrey, Mexico

ABB has supplied and commissioned a full electrical solution for major packaging paper producer Grupo Gondi at its greenfield site in Monterrey, Mexico. The project includes switchgear, transformers, motors, drives, and automation for the paper machine drive system with the distributed control system, ABB Ability™ System 800xA.

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Metris DryQ from ANDRITZ improves performance at Montes del Plata

The new intelligent solution for pulp drying, Metris DryQ, developed by international technology group ANDRITZ, is operating successfully at the Montes del Plata pulp mill in Punta Pereira, Uruguay. It was installed in September 2019 as part of a mill-wide service agreement called SYNERGY, which includes remote support and local assistance by ANDRITZ experts, with the aim of boosting dryer performance and stabilizing the process.

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