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Fabio Perini presents the Tissue Performance Center

At MIAC, Fabio Perini presented the Tissue Performance Center, a next generation technologic environment where expert engineers, supported by company data scientists, continuously register and analyze customers’ data to supply information on the machines status and suggest improvements to maximize the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of the production lines.


Driving digital transformation: Voith launches e-learning platform DRIVE

Short for “Digital Readiness Ideation Velocity Engagement”, DRIVE is designed to future-proof manufacturing companies and to support them in harnessing the potential of digitalization to its fullest. Its programs are comprised of a wide range of web-based courses whose industry-specific and customizable contents offer a valuable tool set for upskilling employees at every stage of a company’s digital transformation.


Valmet and Whakatane Mill renew their performance agreement in New Zealand

Valmet and Whakatane Mill Ltd have signed a multiyear agreement for continuous performance service for Whakatane PM3 board line in New Zealand. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed. The original performance agreement was signed in 2014 and was later extended for another three-year period. This renewal is the second extension with continuous and systematic development of Whakatane PM3’s productivity and quality with concrete targets regarding availability and optimization.


Valmet introduces a new web-based user interface for Valmet DNA automation system

Valmet is taking process automation further by introducing a new web-based user interface for its Valmet DNA automation system. Leveraging modern web technologies, the innovative Valmet DNA User Interface (DNA UI) extends the use of automation system beyond the traditional control room. The introduction of the DNA UI is a part of the continuous renewal of Valmet DNA automation system, which is used in pulp, paper, energy and other process industries around the world.


Metso to exhibit latest flow control technology at Teknologia 19

Metso will showcase the latest flow control technology at Teknologia 19 event, taking place November 5–7 2019, at Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre in Helsinki, Finland. Meet Metso experts at stand 6F69. Reliable flow control solutions can make a significant impact on process industry production reliability, energy efficiency and emissions minimization. Depending on the application, carefully selected valve solutions and services enable the plant to increase process efficiency and achieve business benefits. Digital solutions and maintenance or replacement services make it faster and easier to maintain installed equipment and proactive maintenance planning.


Pöyry was awarded with the ABTCP 2019 Sector Award for the 9th consecutive year

Pöyry is the winner of ABTCP 2019 Sector Award in the 'Suppliers of Engineering and Consulting Services' category. Created by the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Technical Association (ABTCP), the award recognizes companies from the entire pulp and paper production chain and their role in the market.


Toscotec enters the Caribbean market with a new TT SYD for César Iglesias, Santo Domingo

The Dominican Group César Iglesias successfully started up a second generation TT SYD at its paper mill in Santo Domingo. Following start-up, the mill has observed a marked increase of production capacity and important energy savings in the drying section.


Recycled and renewable raw materials will feature strongly in future roll covers

Could roll covers be made of recycled or even bio-based materials? With less than two years' intensive R&D work, Valmet has taken a remarkable step toward a more sustainable era in the field of production consumables in paper making.


ABB donates software licensing and automation expertise to Sappi Skills Centre in South Africa

ABB is donating software solutions and pulp and paper automation expertise to the Sappi Skills Centre, based in Umkomaas, South Africa near Sappi’s Saiccor Mill - the largest single site dedicated to dissolving wood pulp. The donation supports the Skills Centre, which was established by Sappi in 2018 to equip local youth with the basic technical skills needed to prepare them for meaningful employment.


SealView from Voith: Exploit the maximum wear capacity of seal strips with no risk

SealView technology captures the development of wear on every single seal strip and can be used with conventional and Voith HydroSeal seal strip designs. Its functional principle is based on a non-electric solution, which ensures maximum reliability in the adverse suction roll environment.