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Valmet to supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild to Cascades, U.S.

Valmet will supply an extensive paper machine grade conversion rebuild with a wide scope of automation and services for Cascades’ Bear Island mill in Virginia, the United States. In the project, paper machine PM 1, designed to produce newspaper, will be rebuilt to produce high-quality, lightweight, 100 percent recycled linerboard and medium grades for the North American market. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled for the end of 2022.

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Voith realizes ropeless threading for board machines in two-tier dryer sections

In board machines, threading the paper web following shutdowns or breaks in the dryer section has until now been a complicated and time-consuming process. The process of using ropes to guide the tail through the dryer section presents safety risks and involves an extensive maintenance effort. A new Voith solution offers paper manufacturers unprecedented flexibility and reliability. The TailStabilizer can now be used for the first time in board machines with two-tier dryer sections for ropeless threading of the tail, improving both efficiency and safety. The system is being used successfully at a paper mill in China, for example.

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Norway’s largest newsprint producer selects ABB for mill digitalization

ABB has been chosen by Norske Skog Skogn to supply a comprehensive new digital platform for the company’s newsprint mill in Norway. The ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System (MES) for pulp and paper will be operational by April 2021, with ABB providing five years of support as the mill undertakes its journey towards digitalization and smart operations.

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ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue production line delivered to Xuan Mai Paper in Vietnam

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line delivered to Xuan Mai Paper Co. Ltd. for its mill in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Experience and trust win contract for Voith in major rebuild project at Oji Papéis Especiais

Voith Paper, supplier of strategic solutions for paper manufacturers worldwide, has been commissioned by Oji Papéis Especiais (Oji Specialty Papers) to modernize its PM 2 and Coater PC 3 installed at the papermaker’s mill in Piracicaba, a country city in the state of São Paulo. The project also includes the rebuild and transfer of a VariPlus winder from the company’s Tomioka mill in Japan.

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ABB unveils new features with upgrades to Felt Moisture and Permeability Meters for paper mills

ABB has upgraded its industry-leading L&W Felt Moisture and Felt Permeability Meters with new software, unlocking new features that improve their value for paper mill customers as a key process measurement solution to optimize press section performance.

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ANDRITZ receives order to supply a PrimeDry Steel Yankee as well as air and energy systems to Kartogroup in Spain

ANDRITZ Novimpianti, a member of the international ANDRITZ Group, has received an order from Kartogroup España S.L. to supply a PrimeDry Steel Yankee as well as air and energy systems for their Burriana mill, Spain.

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Sun Paper started up PM 39 successfully ahead of schedule

On Nov. 20th, Sun Paper, one of the biggest players in China’s paper industry and Voith’s long-term partner, has successfully started up the XcelLine graphic paper machine PM 39 at its Yanzhou site in Shandong province, China. With joint efforts of Sun Paper and Voith, the project was completed two weeks earlier than scheduled, and after the start-up, the production is stable with qualified paper rolled out. PM 39 is the 10th Voith-supplied production line operating at Sun Paper.

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Archroma tops IPE's list of industrial chemical companies driving supply chain transparency

Archroma has been recently ranked number 1 in the “industrial chemicals” list published by the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) for driving transparency in their supply chain.

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Voith launches OnPerformance.Lab

With the OnPerformance.Lab, Voith is now offering paper manufacturers the opportunity to identify and exploit improvement potential for their production through an in-depth analysis of process data. The Remote Service Center at the Heidenheim site became operational at an interactive online event attended by customers and Voith experts.

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Toscotec to supply three tissue rebuild projects

Toscotec will deliver three tissue machine rebuilds located at different mills to a confidential global producer.

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Stora Enso has chosen BTG as its long-term partner to improve fiber line process control

Stora Enso has invested over the last two years in a wide range of BTG inline and continuous measurement systems to support control of its hardwood, softwood and fluff lines at the Skutskär mill.

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