Solenis is honored to have been selected as the Gold award winner for this year's prestigious ATIP Innovation Award for its OPTIX™ Applied Intelligence. The award was given by the French Paper Industry Technical Association (ATIP). The innovation contest was arranged in connection with the ATIP Conference and Exhibition in Lille, France on November 26-27, 2019.
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After all required regulatory approvals were received, Voith successfully closed on the acquisition of BTG on December 1, 2019. The Swiss-based company offers a high-value portfolio of optimized and customized solutions for a range of applications, primarily for paper manufacturers.
“The acquisition of BTG is an important strategic step for Voith. With BTG and its portfolio that is highly complementary to our own products and services, we strengthen our position as a full-line supplier,” states Andreas Endters, CEO of Voith Paper.
Gambini delivers TOUCHMAX.AIR to Byness Company: the quality of the TouchMax embossing enhanced by AirMill technology.
This new version, born from the integration of the TouchMax.Twin embosser-laminator with part of AirMill technology, allows to transfers more bulk to the tissue paper while maintaining its high quality values in terms of softness, absorbency and tensile strength, and also making the products more stable during the production phase, thus optimizing the efficiency.
At the beginning of this week, international technology Group ANDRITZ welcomed a delegation of more than 25 experts from different mills and locations of the Mondi Group at its headquarters in Graz to discuss major technology trends and the latest innovations in the pulp and paper industries.
On the road to drupa 2020, it is important to acknowledge global trends such as global urbanization, shifting demographics, the rapid acceleration of technology and the digitalization of the global economy. At the same time, it is important to heed the need for stronger consumer engagement, increased differentiation and greater sustainability.
At drupa 2020, as a leading technology company in the packaging world, it is our duty to deliver expertise to shape the future of the packaging industry.
Valmet and Metsä Board have signed an agreement for the supply of key technology for the planned renewal of the Husum pulp mill in Sweden. The supply covers a new recovery boiler and an upgrade of the existing evaporator with a new super concentrator. The contract is conditional for Metsä Board making the final investment decision after receiving the environmental permit, which is estimated for the second quarter of 2020, at the earliest.
On October 26, 2019, ANDRITZ Brasil Ltda. successfully completed concreting work for the base of the Line 5 debarking drum, which is part of the wood preparation equipment (ANDRITZ scope) being supplied in partnership with Afonso França.
This is the largest concreting volume in Klabin's Puma II project and required approximately 750 m3 of concrete, which corresponds approximately to the concrete volume needed for a 14-storey building.
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Berneck S.A. to supply a pressurized refining and evaporation system for their third MDF production line in Lages, Brazil.
Start-up of the new equipment is scheduled for the end of 2020.
The Dominican Group César Iglesias successfully started up a second generation TT SYD at its paper mill in Santo Domingo. Following start-up, the mill has observed a marked increase of production capacity and important energy savings in the drying section.