The Ilim Group in Russia had been planning for a long time to upgrade the PM 4 at its plant in Koryazhma by adding a new MasterJet Pro headbox. However, due to pandemic-related travel bans the installation team from Heidenheim was not able to get to the site by the scheduled date. Nevertheless, a clever solution was found: Using the remote video support tool OnCall.Video, the Russian team on site was able to access Voith expertise in Heidenheim in real time.
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International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Sun Paper to supply two tissue machines for its new mill in Beihai City, Guangxi Province, China.
Start-up is planned for 2021.
The installation and commissioning of a new eCon precision folio-size sheeter at the Belarus customer Minskaya Tipografiya was successfully carried out within 10 days as scheduled.
In June 2020, Toscotec successfully rebuilt the approach flow and wet end of PM4 at Papeterie Le Bourray in Saint-Mars-la-Brière, France. After two months of stable production, PM4 exceeded the performance targets relating to the improvement of sheet formation quality and cross direction basis weight profile. After the rebuild, the operating speed of PM4 increased by up to 10%.
In early 2017, Voith received an order for six BlueLine OCC stock preparation lines from Nine Dragons, the largest manufacturer of packaging paper in Asia. With the recently commissioned PM 41 at the customer’s Hebei site, five Voith BlueLine OCC lines, each with a production capacity of 2,000 tons per day, have now been successfully launched. The handover of the sixth line is planned for 2022.
Toscotec will supply a second-generation TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer to the Colombian tissue manufacturer Cartones Y Papeles Del Risaralda. The new TT SYD will replace a cast iron Yankee on PM1 at its Risaralda mill in Western Colombia.
Toscotec’s Steel Yankee dryer will increase PM1’s production capacity, while reducing its overall specific consumptions through a substantial reduction of the hoods’ drying contribution.
How to avoid unexpected interruptions of the production line and minimize scheduled downtime thanks to the services included in the A.Celli maintenance contract.
Toscotec will rebuild two tissue machines in Western Europe and Africa for a leading tissue manufacturer that remains confidential. The projects are on a turnkey basis and are scheduled for completion in 2021.
Varel trust Pasaban for the supply of a new high production sheeter and upgrades its old duplex sheeting machine.
Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) is continuing to consistently implement its strategic program, which comprises a total of 280 million Euro, with future-oriented investments in its cartonboard production.
In a very wide range of cartonboard products, the high grammages have always been a specialty of Varel.
The supply of A.Celli tissue and paper rewinders for the Shandong Sun Holdings Group continues with the sale of another 3 top of the range tissue rewinders for the Beihai plant, in the province of Guangxi, China.
Shandong Sun Holdings Group, a leading cross-national papermaking group integrating forestry, pulp and papermaking, has signed the purchase contract for three E-WIND® Tissue Rewinders for the Beihai plant located in Guangxi province.