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PulpEye overcomes pandemic obstacles with a special service package

To minimise the spread of Covid-19, mills are very restrictive to receive visitors unless critical to mill production. On top of that, several travel restrictions are in place and even changing from time to time which makes personal visits very difficult. PulpEye has therefore created a special service package including weekly follow-ups on remote basis to overcome these problems.

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Valmet to supply IQ quality management system to PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill in Ukraine

Valmet will supply Valmet IQ quality management system to PJSC Kyiv Cardboard and Paper Mill in Kiev, Ukraine. The new system will be installed in the corrugated packaging plant of the mill which is undertaking modernization actions. The investment is targeted to improve the quality of the corrugated board, and to increase productivity and profitability in converting operations.

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Successful startup of cutting-edge packaging paper machine Propapier PM 3

German paper manufacturer Progroup AG has successfully commissioned the PM 3, one of the most modern packaging paper machines in the world, at the company’s Sandersdorf-Brehna facility in Saxony-Anhalt. The PM 3 is set to produce 750,000 tons of testliner and corrugated medium annually. A comprehensive sustainability concept ensures the least possible consumption of resources.

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Waggeryd Cell selects AFRY Pulse to help improve efficiency and digitalisation

The pulp manufacturer Waggeryd Cell AB has selected AFRY’s digital software and system platform, AFRY Pulse, to increase productivity and efficiency at their mill located in Vaggeryd, Sweden.

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Valmet to supply automation to ECOFARIO’s technology that removes up to 99.9% of microplastics in wastewater

Valmet has signed a development, cooperation and service agreement with Ecofario GmbH regarding automation for its first industrial pilot plant. The German startup company has developed a technology, which removes up to 99.9 percent of microplastics, including the inherent and adhering pollutants from wastewater. According to the agreement, Ecofario will exclusively offer Valmet’s automation for its future installations.

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New ABB Ability™ digital solution continuously monitors paper machine drive health to prevent failures and boost productivity

ABB launched Paper Machine Drives Performance, a pioneering digital data analysis solution providing pulp and paper manufacturers with detailed insights into their drive system health to improve runnability and reliability, reduce sheet breaks and ultimately improve paper quality.

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Valmet to supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso’s Oulu Mill in Finland

Valmet will supply start-up clothing to Stora Enso’s Oulu Mill in Finland. The start-up clothing includes forming fabrics, press felts, shoe press belts and dryer fabrics. The clothing order is related to Stora Enso’s paper machine (PM 7) grade conversion project delivered by Valmet. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2020. The clothing will be delivered for the start-up of the rebuilt BM 7, which is scheduled for the end of 2020. The value of the order is not disclosed.

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Domtar orders Voith BlueLine recycled stock preparation system for Kingsport Tennessee Mill Conversion Project

Domtar has chosen Voith to provide a complete recycled stock preparation system for the recently announced conversion of the Kingsport Mill in Kingsport, Tennessee. The system includes Voith’s BlueLine products including water, sludge and reject handling systems which will maximize both efficiency and quality.

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ABB’s new analytics and AI software helps producers optimize operations in demanding market conditions

The ABB Ability™ Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite is a scalable advanced analytics platform with pre-built, easy-to-use applications and services. It collects, contextualizes and converts operational, engineering and information technology data into actionable insights that help industries improve operations, optimize asset management and streamline business processes safely and sustainably.

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100 Constellation™ sold in 5 years all over the world

After 5 years from its launch on the market, the Constellation™ technology, patented by Fabio Perini, has reached the milestone of 100 lines sold to about 40 different customers based in 5 continents.

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ANDRITZ receives follow-up order from Knauf Petroboard, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from AO Knauf Petroboard to install a new reeling section for the KM2 board machine at its mill in Kommunar, Russia. Start-up is scheduled for 2021.

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Toscotec receives forth turnkey order from WEPA

Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2S tissue line on a full turnkey basis to WEPA Piechowice mill in Poland. The project is planned in a short time frame, with start-up set for the third quarter of 2021. This is a repeated turnkey order for WEPA Piechowice mill, where an AHEAD 2.0S machine supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis came online in 2017.

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