Valmet to supply an off-machine multinip calender for UPM Specialty Papers in Germany

Valmet will supply an off-line multinip calender for UPM Nordland Papier at its Dörpen Mill in Germany. The new off-line calender including Valmet's machine control system will be designed to give the final high quality for the demanding release and glassine paper grades after the grade conversion rebuild. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for the end of 2019. more...

TerraSpeed Supreme: New thermal coating impresses at Hamburger Austria and Mondi

erraSpeed roll coatings from Voith have been used successfully for many years. The product range now has a new addition – TerraSpeed Supreme, featuring new and impressive design parameters that give the coating outstanding performance values. TerraSpeed Supreme is already being used successfully in more than 15 installations worldwide. more...

Valmet launches a digital collaboration space - Valmet Customer Portal

Valmet is launching a unique digital space for continuous collaboration and real-time sharing of information with customers. The Valmet Customer Portal is a collaboration space that brings Valmet's expertise and online services into one platform to make working together with customers easier and more transparent than ever before. more...

Toscotec to supply a dryer section rebuild to Papertech PM1 in Tudela Mill, Spain

Toscotec was selected to rebuild the dryer section of Papertech PM 1 at Tudela mill, Spain. The customer has recognized Toscotec is the right partner to provide the best technology available in the drying process and to accomplish the company targets. more...

Andritz to reconfigure TMP bleach plant for Kruger Trois-Rivières

Andritz has received an order from Kruger’s Trois-Rivières Mill, located in Québec, Canada, for a major reconfiguration of their TMP (thermo-mechanical pulp) peroxide bleach plant. Start-up is scheduled for the final quarter of 2018. more...

Andritz claims remarkable results for premium tissue at its PrimeLineTIAC

The Andritz PrimeLine Tissue Innovation and Application Center (PrimeLineTIAC) in Graz, Austria, has developed very successfully since its official launch in March 2018. Many international and renowned customers from the pulp and paper industry as well as from research laboratories and universities have visited the world’s most modern research center for tissue°– with the focus on trials and test runs, for example to optimize fibers for a specific product, improve product qualities, increase dryness, and reduce energy consumption, in order to develop new products and processes in the tissue sector. Andritz has also carried out several R&D projects and achieved remarkable results. more...

Cellwood to supply a Pulper installation to Södra Cell Mörrum Sweden

The Board of Directors of Södra decided to invest SEK 1 billion in the pulp mill at Mörrum. The investment is the second stage of a long-term initiative at Södra Cell Mörrum, and will increase the mill’s capacity by 45,000 tonnes. more...

First Fespa Digital Corrugated Experience Delivers Unique Learning Event

The first Digital Corrugated Experience at FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 (15-18 May 2018) delivered a valuable, 'hands-on' learning environment for visitors interested in digital printing on corrugated board, including brand owners, packaging converters and graphics producers. more...

Mondi partners with TU Graz on a third Christian Doppler lab to research paper porosity and consumer impact

Mondi launched its third scientific cooperation to date with the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria. Mondi is the corporate partner and sponsor of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for ‘Mass Transport through Paper’, which will research the porosity of paper and how particles – such as gases, compressible liquids and microorganisms – travel through paper. The findings are expected to have practical applications for Mondi packaging and paper solutions, for example for food packaging. more...

WOULDWOOD develops systems for environmentally friendly construction and vehicle manufacturing

Building in wood has become increasingly interesting from a climate perspective. Additive manufacturing means potential for near-production that reduces environmental impacts. Now the WOULDWOOD project is being launched aiming for a new 3D system for sustainable design and manufacturing in the construction and automotive industries. more...

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