Start-up is scheduled for 2021.
The start-ups of PM 28, the BCTMP line and the fiberline are scheduled for the second quarter of 2023.
ABB has been selected by Sappi Limited (sappi.com) to support a major digital transformation project across its global manufacturing footprint in Europe, North America, and South Africa.
The Heli-Drum system handles a broad range of recycled fibers and efficiently processes kraft paper, carrier board, and aseptic packages, among other furnishes.
Botnia Mill Service, part of Caverion, will start as maintenance partner at the Metsä Fibre's new sawmill at Rauma, Finland. The agreement covers all sawmill process phases.
Andritz has received an order from Nine Dragons Paper Industries to supply two chemi-thermomechanical pulping systems for their mills in China. The start-ups are scheduled for spring and summer 2022.
Solenis will increase prices by 5-15% on all water treatment, process and pulp & paper product lines across the EMEA region, effective immediately.
Andritz has successfully started up a complete, innovative reject handling line as well as key stock preparation equipment at Sun Paper Savannakhet, Savannakhet Province, Laos.
The three lines will further strengthen the paper manufacturer's leading position in the packaging paper segment. The commissioning of the machines is planned for 2022 and 2023.
Kemira has opened a new dry polymer production plant in Ulsan, South Korea in May 2021. The plant produces high quality dry polyacrylamide (DPAM) products primarily for retention and drainage applications which are critical in modern, fast paper and board production. The investment is a joint venture between Kemira and Yongsan Chemicals.
Andritz Ingeniería, SA, part of international technology Group Andritz, has received an order from Smurfit Kappa Nervion to provide industrial maintenance services for their mill in Iurreta, Spain.
ABB has been contracted by manufacturer of forest products, Arauco, to modernize its Licancel cellulose plant in Chile to deliver faster response times, greater cyber security, upgraded operator interfaces, enhanced process reliability and flexibility for remote working.
Valmet has been chosen as the third most attractive employer by engineering students in Finland. The ranking was published in Universum's annual survey, which is the biggest employer survey in Finland. In 2020, Valmet was ranked fifth in the same category.
The facility, producing SPINNOVA® fibre, is the first step towards scaling production volumes to one million tonnes annually within ten years. Spinnova's annual capacity could be 50,000 tonnes of textile fibre by 2024.
Valmet will supply two Valmet Advantage DCT tissue lines, including automation system and three tissue rewinders, to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd. in China.
Kadant Fiberline (China) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., announced it successfully started up its OCC system on PM1 at the Tangshan Jiluan Paper Industry mill in Tangshan. The new line has a capacity of 900 tons per day.
The new fiberlines will have a capacity of 1,000 admt/d each and process eucalyptus wood chips to produce semi-chemical pulp, an intermediate grade between kraft pulp and mechanical pulp. Semi-chemical pulp provides excellent fiber properties for corrugated boards, such as fluting paper and other grades produced at the mill.
ANDRITZ will install a FibreFlow drum pulper, type FFD450EE, as well as various fiber cleaning and reject handling equipment to upgrade the existing OCC line and expand the mill's production of lightweight recycled packaging papers. The stock preparation system features a capacity of 1,200 bdmt/d and processes a mix of OCC and mixed waste as raw material.
Valmet will supply a new Valmet Defibrator EVO system to the Brazilian company Guararapes. The system will be used for the company's medium density fiberboard (MDF) production as part of its major expansion at Caçador plant in Santa Catarina state.
The Environmental Paper Assessment Tool (www.epat.org) is a web-based platform that allows suppliers and buyers of paper and paper-based packaging to share key sustainability metrics.
International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded orders from Nine Dragons Paper, China, to supply equipment and key process technologies for five of their mills.
Kadant Fiberline (China) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Kadant Inc., announced it successfully started up two OCC systems at Sun Paper's PM1 and PM2 in Muang Phin, Laos. The OCC systems each have a capacity of 400,000 tons per year.
Valmet introduces the new Valmet Fiberline Analyzerto enable pulp makers to improve total pulp quality management, boost process stability and gain major savings in chemical costs from the digester blow line right up to final pulp storage.
The target is to improve the overall efficiency and profitability of the entire mill by coordinating and optimizing across process islands.
Simka Kagit Sanayi VE Ticaret AS, a Turkish manufacturer of various converted paper and paperboard products, has commissioned Voith to supply its OnQuality Quality Control System (QCS) of scanners and sensors to the company's PM 1 in Kayseri, Turkey.