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Voith to completely rebuild and upgrade QCS of scanner and sensors at Veracel Celulose's facility in Eunapolis, Brazil

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Voith to completely rebuild and upgrade QCS of scanner and sensors at Veracel Celulose's facility in Eunapolis, Brazil

July 09, 2021 - 05:30
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    HEIDENHEIM, Germany and EUNAPOLIS, Brazil , July 9, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • OnQuality QCS from Voith contributes to efficient and resource-saving production at PDM 1
  • Upgrade of one of the biggest Voith Scanners in South America

Veracel Celulose S.A., one of the biggest pulp producers in Brazil and part of Europe’s second largest paper producer Stora Enso, has commissioned Voith to upgrade its Quality Control System (QCS) of scanner and sensors for the company’s PDM 1 in Eunapolis, Brazil. The upgraded system will keep on stabilizing and optimizing product quality of the produced Market Pulp, contributing to a high standard production process at PDM 1. The upgrade comprises a complete rebuild of one of the biggest scanners supplied by Voith to a customer in South America that will ensure the system’s precise and effective functionalities for many more years to come.

The upgrade of Veracel’s QCS includes the newest generation of OnQuality.Sensors for high accuracy reading of important quality parameters, such as basis weight and moisture. The sensors are compact, robust and feature state-of-the-art technology. They include a smart sensor with comprehensive diagnostic functions and provide easy access for maintenance and system extension. The modular and proven automation platform ComCore rounds off the scope of supply. ComCore allows an easy integration of the QCS into the customer’s automation system, providing clear information and easy access to papermakers.

About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of plants, products, services, and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets for energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials, and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of €4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide, and is thus one of Europe’s larger family-owned companies.

The Group Division Voith Paper is part of the Voith Group. As the full-line supplier to the paper industry, it provides the largest range of technologies, services, and products on the market, and offers paper manufacturers integrated solutions from a single source. The company’s continuous stream of innovations facilitates resource-conserving production and helps customers minimize their carbon footprint. With its comprehensive automation products and leading digitalization solutions from the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio, Voith offers its customers state-of-the-art digital technologies to improve plant availability and efficiency for all sections of the production process.