The fear generated by the coronavirus and the closures in several countries to fight the pandemic have triggered a rush to buy, or "panic buying" as the British call it. Not only food products such as pasta, milk, flour, eggs, water, but also toilet paper and tissue products are disappearing from the shelves.
machines and equipment
BST eltromat is a leading driving force of Industry 4.0 technology in the field of quality assurance in web-processing industries. Some of the key topics include linking quality assurance all across value chains, integration with the systems of industry partners, the use of real-time data for process optimizations, resource-friendly production and continuous optimization of usability.
On 8 April, 2020, BOBST acquired a majority participation of 51% in CITO-SYSTEM, while the management of CITO-SYSTEM retains 49% in the Company. CITO-SYSTEM will continue to be run under the same management with its existing globally-recognized branding and agent network. The Company is well known for providing a multiple of components for the converting and die-making industries with expertise in paper, cardboard, and corrugated board.
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton to supply a Vertical Screw Thickener (VST) dewatering system for the RMP (Refiner Mechanical Pulp) process at the mill in Frohnleiten, Austria.
Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2020.
JSC Yarpaper, specialist in the production of paper and cardboard in Russia, signed the contract with Voith for the extension of existing recycled fiber line. A precedent plant audit was carried out by Voith in order to decide for the best solution in regard to final product quality, operating and investment costs.
International technology group ANDRITZ has recently started up the world’s first biomethanol plant using ANDRITZ’s self-developed A-Recovery+ concept at the Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in southeastern Sweden.
Given the acceleration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, recent decisions of local authorities, and to support our customers and employees, Bobst Group has taken additional measures. The decision is to focus on what matters most: respect of the safety recommendations in all countries, global employees’ health prevention, and business continuity for all customers support.
Voith has developed a new generation of sensors with regards to availability, reliability and maintenance handling. As the main components of the Quality Measurement System, the sensors measure the most important quality parameters of the paper being produced, such as basis weight, moisture, caliper and ash. The Quality Control System reduces as much as possible the variability in machine direction (MD) and cross direction (CD). This allows paper manufacturers to move quality targets in the most profitable operational zones – for example to maximize the moisture content of the paper.
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Guangxi Guoxu Group Co., Ltd. to supply a pressurized refining system for their MDF production line in Wuzhou City, Guangxi Province.
This will be the largest system ever installed in China, with a capacity of 45 bdmt/h and including an S2064M refiner. Start-up of the equipment is scheduled for the end of 2020.