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ANDRITZ to supply pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper’s new mill in Beihai, China

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sun Paper to supply pulp dewatering and white liquor plant technologies and key process equipment for their new pulp mill in Beihai, China.

Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021.

The scope of supply on EPS basis includes the following equipment:

Andritz to supply Compact Press Washer to BillerudKorsnäs

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from BillerudKorsnäs, Sweden to supply key process equipment to complement the main brown stock washing system preceding the side line for their board machine at the Gruvön mill, Sweden.

Start-up is scheduled for April 2021. The scope of supply includes an ANDRITZ COMPACT PRESS® Washer, one MC pump and a standpipe.

SmartGrinder: Voith introduces new refurbishment service for screw presses

Voith’s new refurbishment service for screw presses enables the full restoration of screw performance and reduces downtimes by up to 20 percent compared to conventional repair methods. With SmartGrinder, the new refurbishment service, customers can restore original screw performance and achieve an optimum balance between operating costs and technological performance – a decisive factor for paper quality and cost efficiency in paper production.

The key to handling surges in e-commerce packaging demand: during COVID-19 and beyond

E-commerce was already a booming market before COVID-19, hitting sales of over 3.5 trillion US dollars in 2019 and projected to reach 6.5 trillion US dollars by 2022.

But since the pandemic hit, online spending has increased even further. There has been a 20% surge in sales worldwide  and in some countries, the figure is even higher. For example, in the US, online sales of consumer packaged goods (CPG) grew 56% for the one week ending April 18th, compared to the same period a year earlier. It’s a pattern being replicated in countries all over the world.

ANDRITZ to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply a complete PrimeLineCOMPACT S 1300 tissue machine with stock preparation system to Xuong Giang Paper Mill, Vietnam, a subsidiary company of Bac Giang Import Export JSC.

The new line has a design capacity of 54 tons/d, a design speed of 1,300 m/min and a paper width of 2.85 meters. It will process virgin pulp as raw material to produce high-quality facial and toilet tissue as well as napkins. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.

ANDRITZ uses remote support in successful start-up of TMP line at Volga Paper Mill, in Balakhna, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the PAC (Provisional Acceptance Certificate) from Volga Pulp and Paper Mill in Balakhna, Nizhnij Novgorod Region, Russia, for rebuild of the existing groundwood reject line as a TMP (Thermo-Mechanical Pulping) line.

Due to the corona crisis, the complete start-up work was handled remotely in order to avoid any health and safety risks.

Latest generation of Voith dispergers: InfibraDisp sets standards with hydraulic gap adjustment

Voith is expanding its product portfolio in the BlueLine stock preparation line with the launch of a new disperger with hydraulic gap adjustment. InfibraDisp is characterized by precise, infinitely variable gap adjustment, automated zero-point adjustment and user-friendly handling. The newly developed, smart control unit enables monitoring of filling wear and prevents any risk of plate contact with vibration sensors.

Smooth operation and excellent product quality with ANDRITZ tissue technology at Vajda Papír, Hungary

The ANDRITZ tissue machine at Vajda Papír, Dunaföldvár, Hungary, has been in full operating mode for a few months now, and the results are impressive:

“We are really satisfied with the quality of our paper. We have received very positive feedback from our customers, who are impressed by the softness and handfeel,” says Attila Vajda, CEO, Vajda Papír.

High packaging volume due to seasonal factors: Large ripper handles up to 1,000 kg of cardboard articles per hour

According to the Federal Environment Agency, 107 kilograms of packaging waste are produced per capita per year in Germany. A large proportion of this arises from cardboard elements of all sizes, which play an essential role in the safe transport of goods. But it is not only the end user who has to deal with packaging waste, but also the companies themselves - because the number of returns is rising steadily, so that in 2018 there was a total of around 280 million returns. To counteract this problem, sustainable and effective solutions must be found for the recycling of packaging.