Wood fiber insulation board manufacturer GUTEX has successfully produced first fibers with its new ANDRITZ fiber preparation system in Eschbach, Germany. This is the second system ANDRITZ has delivered to GUTEX. Oliver Bauch, Plant Manager, GUTEX, says: “The new line…
International technology group ANDRITZ will supply a complete fiber preparation line for a greenfield plant in the Toshka area in the south of Egypt. The pioneering and eco-friendly plant will produce high-density and medium-density fiberboard (HDF/MDF) from date palm fronds,…
Wednesday, 04 October 2023 10:25

Indirect heat transfer maintenance

~ How choices around the facility impact heat transfer system performance ~ Our environment has a significant impact on how we work. According to a study by the Staples Corporation, 94 per cent of workers surveyed reported feeling more productive…
Lucart has selected Toscotec for the complete rebuild of PM14’s Yankee hoods and air system at their Aranguren tissue mill in Spain. The project is scheduled for the first quarter of 2024.  Tailor-made solution for drastic consumption reduction Based on…
Valmet introduces a redesigned Valmet Rotating Consistency Measurement (Valmet Rotary) for pulp and paper producers. With the latest technology, a new user interface and easier maintenance, the transmitter continues to offer highly accurate fiber consistency measurement for critical applications.  “Built…
Valmet has signed a EUR 175 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The loan will support Valmet’s Research and Development (R&D) activities to help finance technologies that replace fossil fuels with renewables. The loan agreement is linked…
DS Smith Tecnicarton, an expert provider of industrial packaging solutions and part of the leading global sustainable packaging company DS Smith, launches MAX lamination technology. The new solution increases the resistance of corrugated cardboard packaging and optimizes stacking potential -…
Toscotec has renewed its sponsorship of Pianeta Terra Festival, a far-reaching dive into Sustainability running from 5th to 8th October in Lucca, Italy. Following the vastly successful first edition of 2022, the festival organizers, the publisher Laterza and its director,…
Lower energy consumption, cheaper energy, decarbonization, higher product quality, better asset utilization, improved safety,. . . The pulp & paper industry’s wish list is long. Yet it is also realistic. ABB provides digital solutions so that criteria like these can…
Dissolving pulp producer Sappi Saiccor signed a three-year service contract with technology group ANDRITZ for two recovery boilers operating at the mill in Umkomaas, South Africa. The two ANDRITZ boilers producing 230 tph of steam at 490°C and 86 bar…
ABB has extended its award-winning IE5 SynRM (synchronous reluctance motor) series with a brand-new addition: the IE5 SynRM Increased Safety motor. In a world-first, customers operating in hazardous area industries can now ensure safety and boost their energy efficiency by…
Metsä Group’s Kemi mills are getting ready for a maintenance and connection shutdown to prepare for the deployment of the largest ever investment of the forest industry in Finland – the new bioproduct mill and paperboard mill expansion in Kemi. The…
Metsä Group plans to boost biodiversity on its land areas in Kemi. Covering more than 650 hectares, the designated site encompasses Metsä Group’s mill area and other areas in the Kemi urban environment. Metsä Group’s operations in Kemi include a…
At the end of April, Voith unveiled a completely new disruptive concept for paper manufacturing in collaboration with hygiene and healthcare company Essity. This concept enables CO2-neutral paper production as well as fresh water savings of up to 95 percent…
REVAMP simplifies and speeds transition to a modern automation architecture, reducing capital costs by up to 15% Global technology and software leader Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is helping customers more quickly and efficiently transition legacy technology to modern DeltaV™ automation architecture…
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