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Metso will supply Hamburger-Rieger GmbH & Co. KG with a rebuild of their PM 1 paper machine at their Spremberg mill in Germany. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2011. The value of…
Poor runnability at Stora Enso Anjala PM2 (bookpaper) drying section created problems in higher machine speeds. In the double felted section sheet fluttering caused wrinkles. In single felted section it was impossible to increase the speed, because the web did…
PMPoland S.A. – a member of the PMP Group will deliver a reel rebuild including extended reel rails and a safety package to the Kimberly-Clark - Aranguren mill. The scope of supply for the dry end rebuild covers Extended Reel…
Kemira Oyj's subsidiary Kemira Chemicals Oy (former Finnish Chemicals Oy) has today received documents where it is stated that CDC Project 13 Sa (CDC) has filed an action against four companies, including Kemira, for violations of competition law applicable to…
Ahlstrom, a global high performance materials company, will invest into additional capacity in filtration material for gas turbine and high efficiency air applications at its site in Tampere, Finland. The investment will be completed by the end of September 2011.…
Metso will supply new Metso IQ quality control systems to two supercalenders on paper production line 6 at Stora Enso’s fine paper mill in Oulu. Both systems have optical caliper sensors with associated paper profile controls. Metso is globally a…
Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) pre-commercial plant offers lighter and stronger materials for renewable packaging and potential future applications Stora Enso is taking a significant step forward in renewable materials innovation by building a pre-commercial plant at Imatra in Finland for the…
Caroline Sundewall and Marie Hallén were elected as new board members of Södra at today's Annual General Meeting. Caroline Sundewall started out as a financial controller, then switched to journalism and is today a consultant and board professional with years…
Every Swedish krona invested in improved quality can yield 5-10 kronor in payback For years ABB has offered its optimization service, Paper Machine Fingerprint, to the paper industry. This solution gives papermakers an assessment of their entire production process so…
Thursday, 19 May 2011 09:45

ABB's Listening for red flags

A new early-warning system finds problems with large induction motors before disaster can strike. Motors and generators manufacturer ABB is offering a new condition monitoring service for large induction motors, ABB MACHsense-P, that acts like a skilled doctor with a…
Södra Cell is to start producing and selling the biodegradable composite material, DuraPulp, at its Värö mill. Production is scheduled to commence after the summer. "DuraPulp is a material that is making a very timely appearance. It can replace plastics…
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received another order from Holmen AB’s subsidiary, Iggesund Paperboard Ltd., to deliver a wood-based biomass receiving and handling system for Iggesund’s paperboard mill Workington in Cumbria, UK. The start-up is scheduled for April 2013. The…
Södra Cell has announce a price increase for Softwood Pulps in Europe. New price valid from June 1st is USD 1040, price valid until further notice.
M-real Corporation, part of Metsäliitto Group, plans to divest the entire Gohrsmühle mill in Germany or alternatively parts of the mill separately based on a Paper Park concept. In case the divestment would turn out to be unsuccessful M-real commences…
Stora Enso’s Fine Paper Business Area is re-evaluating its working methods and building a new business model to increase cost competitiveness. According to the plans, Stora Enso would restructure operations at Nymölla Mill in Sweden. At Uetersen Mill in Germany…