ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 9, 2017 (Press Release) -Valmet will supply an extensive rebuild for Sappi North America at its Somerset paper manufacturing facility in Skowhegan, Maine, USA. As a result of the rebuild, the paper machine (PM1) will be able to produce both coated paper and a variety of consumer packaging products.
GRAZ, Austria, Feb. 9, 2017 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has been selected to upgrade the brown stock washing process in the fiberline at the Altri Group’s Celbi mill in Portugal. Start-up is scheduled for autumn 2017.
Paper and packaging companies have been largely driven by output volume. However, this is no longer sufficient, and new business models and processes can illustrate a successful path into the future. Many organizations are aiming to design a system that better balances demand with production, focuses on profitability, and can also yield a more efficient operations and control system. This transformation requires real-time digital information and control in a digital paper and packaging enterprise.