BRUSSELS, June 12, 2013 (RISI) - By necessity, Christer Skogum, newly-appointed global manager of ABB's paper, metals and cement business unit, is a world traveler. Therefore, being based in Dubai makes perfect sense as he is almost equi-distant from all of the major forest products producing regions.
As his responsibilities cover more than pulp and paper, he is able to see trends and events in other industries that could affect the pulp and paper sector.
ZURICH, Switzerland, May 10, 2013 (Press Release) - ABB Chief Executive Officer Joe Hogan has decided to leave ABB for private reasons.
A date for his departure has not yet been decided. Hogan will continue to lead ABB until a successor is announced. He is committed to a smooth transition.Read more
Over the last 20 years, ABB has installed one thousand in-line pressure filters of the Filtercel range in paper mills worldwide for the filtration of coating colors, pigment and starch preparations, and on stations feeding all types of paper and board machinesRead more
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently launched its new High-Performance Infrared and Fiber Weight (HPIR-FW) sensor that provides precise, high resolution moisture and fiber weight measurement. The HPIR-FW sensor directly measures the most critical parameters of MD and CD control using a single sensor module, allowing tissue makers to precisely control two of their most expensive costs - fiber and energy.Read more