HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Aug. 11, 2015 (Press Release) -DS Smith, an Italian market leader in containerboard production, has reduced maintenance costs and increased its paper quality and machine productivity thanks to the OnQ Profilmatic control system and OnQ ModuleJet headbox actuators from Voith.Read more
BOSTON, MA, Aug. 11, 2015 (Globe Newswire) -
Rethink Robotics and Sonoco Alloyd, a unit of global packaging leader Sonoco, have entered into a strategic alliance to deliver complete, innovative manufacturing solutions to Sonoco Alloyd's packaging customers.Read more
BRUSSELS, June 1, 2015 (PPI Magazine) - Stora Enso has taken advantage of the digital revolution while focusing on growing market opportunities
Digitization is bringing significant changes to the paper industry. In fact, the changes are the largest the sector has seen since its industrialization. On the one hand, in media and in the office environment, digitization is displacing paper. On the other hand, paper is enjoying a boom as a result of packaging - interestingly enough also as a consequence of digital media.Read more
The world's leading paperboard producer Metsä Board has chosen Tieto to deliver a complete manufacturing execution system (MES) to its mill in Husum, Sweden.
Tieto is a strong player in the board and paper industry: Tieto has installed more than 220 manufacturing execution systems worldwide. Tieto's TIPS is the leading manufacturing execution system covering sales, logistics and production management for the pulp, paper, board and tissue industries. It integrates business, planning and production processes in real time.Read more
Valmet has launched a new and intuitive roll cover online tool in April 2015. This interactive application enables users to locate and select the correct roll cover for any paper, board or tissue production line roll positions, as well as for pulp drying machines.Read more
ZURICH, April 16, 2015 (Press Release) -ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk (Fajar Paper), a leading packaging paper manufacturer in Indonesia. The contract was booked end of 2014.Read more
BRUSSELS, Oct 31, 2014 (RISI) - Stora Enso has invested Euro 9 million ($11 million) in a new sorting line for paper for recycling (PfR) at its Langerbrugge mill in Belgium. The line will separate the PfR into paper and paperboard. Stora Enso will use the paper as raw material for its own paper production at the mill, while the paperboard will be sold to the nearby packaging industry.Read more
PORTLAND, OR, April 30, 2014 (Press Release) -With space at a premium in paper reel warehouses, the compact Hyster ‘S7' forklift is flexing its 7 tonne strength with just a 4 tonne equivalent footprint.
"In the paper supply chain, paper reels are usually stacked vertically, directly onto clean warehouse floors," says Matthew Allen of Hyster Europe. "As stacking heights are limited according to widths and dimensions, businesses are typically looking to reduce warehouse aisle widths to pack more in."Read more
HELSINKI, Dec. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -Mondi SCP a.s. has placed an extensive order with Metso for advanced automation technology for its Ružomberok pulp and paper mill in the Slovak Republic. The mill is building a new recovery boiler and a turbine, as well as extending its evaporation plant and lime kiln, which will be run with Metso's automation system. High-tech automation contributes to lower costs, raw material usage, energy consumption and environmental load, while enabling the mill to achieve its targeted quality and performance.Read more