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Select Products Holdings invests in full tissue solution from PCMC

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced the recent milestone sale of a full tissue solution to Select Products Holdings LLC.

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PTS Corrugated Board Symposium 2020

From 09/08 to 09/09/2020, the PTS Corrugated Board Symposium 2020 will take place in Dresden with an international orientation for the first time. Participants can look forward to speakers from industry, business & science who will discuss and present interesting and future-oriented topics.

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Valmet to deliver machine vision system to ITC in India

Valmet will supply a new-generation machine vision system to ITC in India. The new Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) will be installed on ITC’s packaging board machine - BM7, replacing the existing WIS system. The new Valmet IQ WIS will enable the mill to inspect and improve paper quality in greater detail.

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Toscotec shaft pullers achieve top results at Lucart and Marutomi

Toscotec’s automatic shaft pullers met their goal with great results at Lucart’s mill in Porcari, Italy, and at Marutomi Paper’s mill in Fuji, Japan.

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Voith and PTS Heidenau: New standard for measuring stickies and non-tacky contaminants

In collaboration with the research and service institute Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS) Heidenau in Germany, Voith is introducing a new measuring method to detect unwanted tacky contaminants known as stickies. The measuring method, which uses a near-infrared (NIR) camera, allows the reliable detection of contaminants along the papermaking process and offers higher measuring accuracy and a wider range of applications compared to conventional methods. The associated technical rule was recently published as DIN SPEC 6745.

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Mondi upgrades paper bags facility in Hungary

Mondi has successfully completed the implementation of a new state-of-the-art paper sack converting machine at its Nyíregyháza site in Hungary. The machine – a Windmöller & Hölscher AD 8320 / AM 8115 – allows the plant to produce a new line of sophisticated paper sacks for food packaging. The site will be capable of producing more than 130 million sacks annually.

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New ABB Strength Virtual Measurement enables mills to optimize quality with accurate, online strength prediction

ABB has launched Strength Virtual Measurement, an ABB Ability™ Performance Service that enables mills to predict strength properties through accurate online measurements – also known as a soft sensor – resulting in a stronger, lighter product that costs less to produce.

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Pure Performance by KM7

BillerudKorsnäs launches Pure Performance, a White Top Kraftliner that combines high strength, excellent printability and purity in one material. Pure Performance is a unique paper product that offers packaging material reduction thanks to its 3-ply construction.

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Haptik Award 2020: Go ahead!

The Haptik Award competition by the trade magazine Paperazzo is back for 2020. The award honors high-quality paper and print products with a focus on tactile experiences.

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Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of PM1 at Cartiera di Ferrara, Italy

Cartiera di Ferrara selected Toscotec for a complete dryer section rebuild of its coreboard machine at Ferrara mill in Italy. The paper machine produces coreboard in the range of 220 to 620 gsm, processing 100% recycled paper. The delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.

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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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Södra announces further expansion of Värö

Södra is planning a new investment for its state-of-the-art pulp mill in Värö which will allow the mill to increase capacity yet further, in steps toward 850,000 tpy.

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