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Palm selects Heimbach as co-supplier for paper machine clothing

The Palm Group has selected Heimbach as co-supplier for forming fabrics, press felts, shoe press belts and transfer belts for its new PM 5 corrugating base paper machine. With this decision, the Aalen-based family-owned company has placed its trust in the expertise and technical know-how of the experienced machine clothing specialist Heimbach.

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ANDRITZ uses remote support in successful start-up of TMP line at Volga Paper Mill, Balakhna, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the PAC (Provisional Acceptance Certificate) from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, for rebuild of the existing groundwood reject line as a TMP (Thermo-Mechanical Pulping) line. Due to the corona crisis, the complete start-up work was handled remotely in order to avoid any health and safety risks.

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PMP to deliver two new Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headboxes to Smurfit Kappa Uberaba mill in Brazil

In February 2020, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) has signed a contract for delivery of two new Intelli-Jet V® Hydraulic Headboxes for Smurfit Kappa’s paper machine (PM5) located in the Uberaba mill in Brazil.

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Valmet to supply ash treatment system to L.D. Celulose in Brazil

Valmet will supply an ash crystallizer plant with a capacity of 300 tons of ash per day to LD Celulose S.A. in Brazil. The ash crystallizer delivery is part of Lenzing’s and Duratex’s joint venture LD Celulose’s project to build a new 500,000 ton/year dissolving pulp mill in Minas Gerais state, Brazil. In January Valmet announced an extensive technology and automation delivery for the project. The new mill is scheduled to start up in 2022.

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Henkel enables recyclable paper packaging with new Loctite Liofol HS 2809-22 RE

When it comes to the overall recyclability of a packaging, the choice of packaging substrates is typically being discussed. As an actor in adhesives and coatings for the packaging industry, Henkel is committed to actively support a circular economy by working closely with their partners to develop solutions that are both sustainable and functional. After launching its RE range that is “designed for recycling” last year, the company is now expanding the range with Loctite Liofol HS 2809-22 RE. The heat seal coating, which is certified for its recyclablity with paper, redefines how packaging can be designed.

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BTG introduces Pulp 4.0

Optimizing fiberline productivity and profitability is a key challenge for pulp mills across the globe. To support this objective, BTG introduces an integrated approach: BTG Pulp 4.0. With this solution, cutting-edge process measurements are combined with advanced process controls, all supported by BTG expert application and services. Pulp 4.0 improves pulp quality while decreasing process variability resulting in an optimized production cost.

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Valmet chosen by EPC Hitachi Zosen Inova AG to deliver automation for greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Moscow, Russia

Valmet will supply automation to a new waste-to-energy facility in Moscow, Russia. The order was placed by Hitachi Zosen Inova AG (HZI), the engineering, procurement and construction contractor for the facility. This is the twelfth time that HZI has chosen Valmet’s automation technology for its waste-to-energy plant projects. The plant will be owned and operated by Alternative Generating Company-1 (AGC-1).

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New L&W Autoline offers reliable automated paper testing solution

ABB announces its enhanced L&W Autoline automated paper testing system, scalable to fit any lab and user-friendly in operation for those new to automated testing. The fast, accurate solution optimizes quality control and minimizes operational costs for all papermaking operations.

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Industrial Shredders supports its tissue customers

Industrial Shredders, which builds complete systems that solve waste challenges from start to finish, has been safely and diligently supporting its customers as they manufacture the essential tissue products that are in such high demand these days.

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Voith Group successfully completes the acquisition of Toscotec

Toscotec is pleased to announce that, following the obtainment of all required regulatory approvals, Voith has successfully completed its acquisition of Toscotec. Toscotec is now part of the Voith Group. Andreas Endters, President and CEO of Voith Paper, says: “Toscotec’s acquisition matches Voith’s targets of strategic growth in a perfect way. Toscotec’s range of products and services effectively supports our portfolio and further strengthens our position as a full-line supplier in important areas of the paper industry.”

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Valmet to supply automation to AustroCel’s new bioethanol plant in Hallein, Austria

Valmet will supply automation to AustroCel’s bioethanol plant currently under construction in Hallein, Austria. The advanced automation technology will provide the plant with high operational flexibility, reliability and availability in producing biofuel to replace fossil fuel. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2020. The value of the order is not disclosed. The delivery will take place in June 2020, and the plant will start its operation at the end of 2020.

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Vaisala unveils high-end industrial Indigo transmitter

Vaisala, a global supplier in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, introduced the new industrial level Vaisala Indigo 520 Transmitter, which has been designed to bring extensive benefits and ease of use to demanding industrial applications.

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