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Valmet to provide advanced process control and service agreement to Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd in China

Valmet will supply Valmet Recovery Boiler Optimizer advanced process control (APC) solution to Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp and Paper Co., Ltd in China. The solution will be installed on the company’s pulp line (dubbed PL12) recovery boiler, helping the customer to reduce operating costs, eliminate process variations, optimize control, and improve production efficiency.

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ANDRITZ to supply pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper’s new mill in Beihai, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper to supply pulp dewatering and white liquor plant technologies and key process equipment for their new pulp mill in Beihai, China. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021.

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PCMC’s Xcut saw enhancements offer improved downstream performance

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced that the Xcut saw, its newest tissue log saw, now includes two new technologies to improve the performance of both the saw and downstream packaging equipment.

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Sofidel buys 4 Gambini lines for Europe and USA

Between April 2018 and May 2019, Sofidel bought and started – for some of its US-based plants – four tissue paper converting lines manufactured by Gambini. Now, four more lines are going to join those first four, thus confirming Sofidel’s appreciation of Gambini’s technical quality and its trust in them as technological partners: a collaboration which has been binding for years these two companies, both established and proudly kept in Lucca, Italy.

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ANDRITZ to supply Compact Press® Washer to BillerudKorsnäs

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from BillerudKorsnäs, Sweden, to supply key process equipment to complement the main brown stock washing system preceding the side line for their board machine at the Gruvön mill, Sweden.

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ABB selected to supply new automated paper testing solution at Progroup’s most environmentally friendly mill

ABB has been selected by Progroup - a European containerboard and corrugated board manufacturers - to supply and install its latest L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution for a new 750,000 tonne-capacity PM3 paper machine at Progroup’s third ultra-modern mill in Sandersdorf-Brehna, Germany.

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SmartGrinder: Voith introduces new refurbishment service for screw presses

Voith’s new refurbishment service for screw presses enables the full restoration of screw performance and reduces downtimes by up to 20 percent compared to conventional repair methods. With SmartGrinder, the new refurbishment service, customers can restore original screw performance and achieve an optimum balance between operating costs and technological performance – a decisive factor for paper quality and cost efficiency in paper production.

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Valmet to supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog in Austria

Valmet will supply a complete steam boiler plant to Norske Skog’s paper mill in Bruck an der Mur, Austria. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2020. The value of the order is approximately EUR 40 million. The boiler plant will be handed over to the customer in 2022.

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ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply a complete PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine with stock preparation system to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC.

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Record 2,200 mpm constant speed at WEPA Giershagen

WEPA Giershagen is steadily operating its Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-2.0S tissue line (PM19) at the speed of 2,200 mpm. PM19 came online in October 2015 and after a machine speed-up, reached the constant speed of 2,200 mpm. Based on this result and according to them, WEPA sets a new world record in the tissue industry for machine speed in continuous running conditions.

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Voith will provide two complete BlueLine OCC systems for China customer’s overseas project

Jingxing Paper, a listed Chinese papermaking company, selected Voith Paper to provide two complete stock preparation systems for its greenfield mill in Malaysia. Voith will provide the full scope of BlueLine OCC systems as a full-line supplier, including automation and Papermaking 4.0 products. The two Voith BlueLine OCC systems will be AOCC furnished and are scheduled for startup at the end of 2021, with a combined capacity of 2,400 tons/day.

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Smooth operation and excellent product quality at Vajda Papír

The ANDRITZ tissue machine at Vajda Papír, Dunaföldvár, Hungary, has been in full operating mode for a few months now, and the results are impressive: “We are really satisfied with the quality of our paper. We have received very positive feedback from our customers, who are impressed by the softness and handfeel,” says Attila Vajda, CEO, Vajda Papír.

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