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ANDRITZ launches new intelligent instrument portfolio at Pulp & Beyond in Helsinki

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International technology group ANDRITZ is responding to the pulp and paper producers’ need to meet their process efficiency and environmental sustainability targets by launching a portfolio of intelligent instruments called the Smart Series at the Pulp & Beyond exhibition in Helsinki on April 11.

The portfolio includes a comprehensive range of measurements, analyzers, machine vision systems, condition monitoring solutions as well as robotics and mechatronics. They provide customers with an intelligent instrumentation foundation, paving the way for advanced process optimization.

and“With the introduction of the Smart Series, we are laying a solid foundation for an autonomous future, enabling our customers to significantly improve their process efficiency, reliability, safety and environmental sustainability – and ensuring these improvements are sustained over time," says Johanna Newcomb, Vice President, ANDRITZ Automation and Digitalization – Smart Solutions.

The Smart Series: Valuable Data - Predictive Maintenance - Enhanced Safety with Robotics

Emission and gas analyzers, process measurement and vision systems complement pulp and paper plants by providing a deeper understanding of the process and machine condition than possible before. With condition monitoring solutions for a wide range of process equipment and process areas, the Smart Series helps manufacturers move toward predictive maintenance, reducing unplanned downtime and extending the lifetime of equipment and components. Integrated robotics and mechatronics applications reduce the need of human intervention in hazardous areas of pulp and paper mills, reschedule regular tasks and contribute to optimizing maintenance.

The Smart Series complements and is integrated with Metris, ANDRITZ's digitalization platform that leverages the latest IIoT technologies to improve plant efficiency and profitability.

The use cases at the Pulp & Beyond exhibition include the autonomous log yard and robots for the recovery boiler area. More information will be shared at our booth A48 in exhibition room B6-3.

ANDRITZ GROUP

International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydropower and Environment & Energy. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 30,000 employees and over 280 locations in more than 80 countries.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER

ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.

The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.

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