Paper manufacturer Heinzel Group demonstrated its future focus and adaptability last year by rebuilding its PM 10 from recovered magazine paper to corrugated medium. The company is now entering the age of digitalization with a large-scale project. The partner for the project, which is expected to transform the Laakirchen plant into a model digital site, is the Voith Group, which has been actively driving digital transformation in the paper industry for years.
machines and equipment
Core board manufacturer Papertech exceeded the targets of production increase originally set for the rebuild of its PM1 at Tudela mill, Spain.
International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the first of two OCC lines, each with a capacity of 1,000 bdtm/d, supplied to Shandong Wamat Paper Co., Ltd., Shandong Province, China.
Start-up of the second OCC line is scheduled for the end of this year. Both lines produce pulp for corrugated medium as the final product.
The ANDRITZ scope comprises the entire equipment from pulping to headbox screening and includes a saveall disc filter for fiber recovery.
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Vinda Personal Care (Guangdong) Co., Ltd. to supply a stock preparation system to feed its four tissue machines at the mill in Yangjiang, Guangdong, China. Start-up is scheduled for the second to third quarter of 2021.
German containerboard manufacturer Aviretta selected Toscotec to rebuild the post dryer section of its PM4 at Ettringen mill, Bavaria. PM4 produces test liner and fluting from 60 to 130 g/m². Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.
“Customer proximity and offering a high-quality service are our top priorities.” Iñigo Pagola, Service Manager of Pasaban.
At Pasaban, we want to make sure that our clients receive excellent technical support. In order to ensure this, we have prioritised our customer services as we know this is the best way to obtain maximum performance from our paper and board sheeters and winders.
Toscotec’s automatic shaft pullers met their goal with great results at Lucart’s mill in Porcari, Italy, and at Marutomi Paper’s mill in Fuji, Japan.
Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. has been continuously working on modernizing its machine fleet for last several years. The priority is, invariably, an increase of production capacity, an improvement of final products’ quality parameters and implementation of environmentally friendly & energy-saving solutions. Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. for years have been partnering with PMP applying ambitious technological projects. In addition, both companies support the idea of "good, because it is Polish".
In collaboration with the research and service institute Papiertechnische Stiftung (PTS) Heidenau in Germany, Voith is introducing a new measuring method to detect unwanted tacky contaminants known as stickies. The measuring method, which uses a near-infrared (NIR) camera, allows the reliable detection of contaminants along the papermaking process and offers higher measuring accuracy and a wider range of applications compared to conventional methods. The associated technical rule was recently published as DIN SPEC 6745.
Cartiera di Ferrara selected Toscotec for a complete dryer section rebuild of its coreboard machine at Ferrara mill in Italy. The paper machine produces coreboard in the range of 220 to 620 gsm, processing 100% recycled paper. The delivery is scheduled for the third quarter of 2020.