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News (May 01, 2002)


May 1, 2002
By Pulp & Paper Canada

SOFTWARENew DivisionFOXBORO, MA — Invensys has formed its Production Management Division, to help customers maximize returns on plant investments and optimize supply chain performance.It aims to prov…

SOFTWARE

New Division

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FOXBORO, MA — Invensys has formed its Production Management Division, to help customers maximize returns on plant investments and optimize supply chain performance.

It aims to provide production technologies, services and solutions to markets for oil, gas and chemical; power generation; food, beverage and personal healthcare; discrete and hybrid manufacturing.

Enhanced Security

REDMOND, WA — MAJIQ Systems and Software released ELIXIR Web version 3.0, which enables paper companies running MAJIQ’s ELIXIR Order Management system to easily and securely share order, production and supply chain information to their customers.

The software enables mill customers to enter orders and track real-time order or shipping status 24 hours a day. It provides the mill with complete control over the data that appears on any given page. Furthermore, ELIXIR Web 3.0 gives the mill greater control over what functionality is available to each user by supporting a role-cased permissions scheme.

CHEMICAL

New Partnership

BRAMPTON, ON — L. V. Lomas Ltd. and EM Industries, Inc. announced their partnership in the Canadian industrial markets. Since March of this year, L.V. Lomas became the exclusive Canadian distributor of EM Industries’ special effect pearlescent pigments into industrial markets (plastics, coatings and ink.)

BALER

Fast Cycling

BELLEVUE, OH — American Baler’s new Ram I series of high-performance balers feature cycle times as fast as seven seconds and a baling capacity up to 60 tons/hour, while producing dense bales weighing over 2,000 lbs. The large hopper readily accepts large quantities of materials. Compaction forces of up to 215 lbs. per square inch produce dense bales 43″H by 43″W wih bale length easily adjusted during operation.

CONTRACT

Biomasse Signs for $5M

MONTREAL, QC — Biomasse International has signed a contract to sell $5 million of steam to J. Ford Inc., a Quebec-based specialized pulp and paper producer. The agreement says J. Ford will purchase steam produced by Biomasse’s innovative Waste-to-Energy Process over the next five years.

SOFTWARE

Process Knowledge System

PHOENIX, AZ — Honeywell Industry Solutions introduced Experion PKS, a revolutionary approach to comprehensive business, process and asset management.

Experion PKS contains Distributed Control, FOUNDATION* Fieldbus, Abnormal Situation Management, Asset Management, and Information Management Technologies. These technologies are paired with Honeywell’s process experience and results-generating tools to improve processes and optimize production to achieve economic targets.

SOFTWARE

Traq on Net

MONTREAL, QC –Wrapmation Inc. announced that its premier Roll Tracking System, TRAQ Manager, has been ported to the Microsoft .NET platform.

All TRAQ Manager systems will now be built from standard TRAQ Manager components that will be maintained as a set of common core functions. This will enable customization of different business rules for each mill. For the first time, mills will obtain a product upgrade path without losing the customizations done for each mill.

ENERGY

Outstanding Research

VANCOUVER, BC — DynaMotive Energy Systems Corp. received the Energy Research and Development Award from the Canadian Institute of Energy for its project, “BioTherm Technology: Renewable Fuels from Biomass Waste”. The award recognizes outstanding R&D achievement in the field of energy technology in British Columbia.

CHEMICALS

U.S. Demand Increase

CLEVELAND, OH — Demand for pulp and paper chemicals is forecast to advance 2.4% annually from a weak 2001 base to 20.5 million tons in 2006. Growth in market value will be considerably faster due to a shift in product mix toward higher-value chemicals. As a result, value demand will grow 4.5% per annum to $7.6 billion in 2006.

Gains will be most positive in the specialty additives segment, due to the paper industry’s desire to reduce production costs, improve environmental compliance and maximize productivity.

ALLIANCE

CPBIS Teams Up With Forestweb

ATLANTA, GA — The Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies announced that it has formed an alliance with online news and information provider, Forestweb. This enables CPBIS sponsors to get a discount on access to both market information, as well as mainstream media news and content on a central platform.

Rsum: Une quantit importante d’azote (N) – correspondant la quantit de N dans les missions de NOx d’une chaudire de rcupration – se transforme en ammoniaque (NH3) pendant le traitement des liqueurs verte et blanche. Le compos formant le NH3 est du cyanate (OCN-) qui provient du salin de la chaudire de rcupration. Il y a plusieurs points de rejets pour cet ammoniaque, mais ce dernier est limin du processus de rcupration au plus tard pendant les premiers effets de l’vaporation de la liqueur noire.

WINDING

Metso Inauguration

JYVASKYLA, FINLAND — Metso Paper inaugurated a new winding technology center at Jrvenp, Finland on April 18, 2002.

The new winding technology center will allow Metso Paper to research and develop practically all winding concepts, from multi-station winding to belt-bed, two-drum and modified two-drum concepts. With this new facility, Metso Paper will be even better equipped to develop winding technology and offer trial run capacity to papermakers.


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