PORVOO, Finland, Oct. 9, 2013 (Press Release) - In the last four weeks, innovative roll handling equipment supplier MoveRoll has received several orders for horizontal conveyors, turntables, and centralizing modules. The orders will be shipped to paper mills in Texas, Ohio, and Georgia before the end of 2013.
"I am very pleased to see that our new and innovative technology has been very well received by paper mills and system suppliers in North America. Getting this kind of acceptance is a proof of the high quality of our products." says Mikko Rantanen, CEO of MoveRoll.Read more
MOSCOW, Oct. 9, 2013 (PRNewswire) - Honeywell announced today that it has been selected to provide the process control system for a new pulp mill under construction in the Chita region of southeast Russia - the first greenfield pulp mill to be built in Russia in 35 years.Read more
CHARLESTON, SC, Sept. 26, 2013 (Press Release) - AstenJohnson's new AccuFlow II Press Fabric has so impressed its paper machine customers that 95 per cent are placing reorders; out of which 65 per cent of them place reorders while the fabric is still on trial on the paper machine. Users usually commit to a product reorder only after the fabric has come off the paper machine. AccuFlow II is the newest addition to AstenJohnson's Press Fabric portfolio and it shares the same unique 2+2 laminated structure as AccuFlow.Read more
HELSINKI, Sept. 20, 2013 (Press Release) - Kemira has signed an agreement to acquire Soto Industries Inc, a privately owned company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. Soto is a specialty chemicals and services supplier to the pulp and paper industry.
Soto supplies a broad range of specialty chemicals including digester scale control, silicone and oil-based defoamers, and polymers used in green liquor clarification and effluent treatment for pulp and papermaking.Read more
ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 16, 2013 (Press Release) - Ulrich Spiesshofer has succeeded Joe Hogan as chief executive officer of ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, following the three-month orderly transition period announced earlier this year. Hogan will continue as advisor to the Board until the end of March 2014.Read more