Equipment & Systems
Feb. 21, 2017 - Domtar makes products that people around the world rely on every day, and we make them at facilities around the world. Each location is as unique as the people who work there.
Jan. 24, 2017 - Valmet says it will supply three board machine rebuilds in North America in an effort to increase production and the use of recycled and non-bleached fibers.
Greycon and Resolute Forest Products are in the midst of a global rollout of Greycon’s X-Trim solution as the company’s standard trim optimization system. On July 4, Greycon successfully completed the second stage of a five-wave implementation at Resolute Forest Products in Montreal.
The conversion of PM2 at Parenco’s Renkum, Netherlands, mill from newsprint to packaging paper grades will help to position the company as a competitive supplier in the packaging paper market, and broadens its paper making activities.
An OCC system with no coarse screening has begun successful operation at a large paperboard and tissue mill in Ukraine.
Coldwater has sold and completed the start-up of a PCA Dryer Passivation System at a recycled mill in the southwestern U.S.
Valmet has recently received nine orders for its automated paper testing laboratory from paper mills around the world. Three of the Valmet Paper Lab units will be delivered to North America, four to Europe and two to Asia. The deliveries will take place later this year.
Kotkamills' rebuilt board machine 2 (BM2) restarted on July 22 in Finland. Valmet supplied key technology and an automation package for the extensive paper machine grade conversion project. The printing paper (MFC) production line was converted to produce a range of folding boxboards and food service boards.
Chinese papermake Sun Paper successfully started up its new kraft liner paper machine, which has an annual capacity of 800,000 tonnes, at its location in Zoucheng. The paper machine consists of the right-hand machine PM 31 and the left-hand machine PM 32, both provided by Voith.
Andritz has received an order from S.A. Industrias Celulosa Aragonesa (SAICA) to supply a FibreFlow drum pulping system for its paper mill in El Burgo de Ebro, Spain.
Stora Enso has commissioned Voith Paper to install a fully automated VariFlex winder on the BM1 board machine at its Kaukopää mill in Imatra, Finland. The winder’s innovative concept increases processing capacity and makes production safer and more reliable.
Spartan Controls Ltd. is now the exclusive distributor of BTG instruments in Western Canada. BTG is a multinational provider of process solutions for the pulp and paper industry.
There’s a giant, covered pond filled with microorganisms at the Slave Lake Pulp mill site. It’s man-made, and it’s massive, the size of three hockey rinks. This is a new addition to Slave Lake’s wastewater treatment system and the source of the methane that the mill converts to green electricity.
The challenges in blade coating of paper – quality variations, short blade lifetime and high blade costs – have been overcome by Valmet's new PermaCote eC and nC blades, says the company.
The first installation in North America of Valmet's OptiConcept M board making line has successfully started up in Indiana.
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