HELSINKI, July 2, 2013 (Press Release) - Metso and UPM have agreed to continue their mill maintenance outsourcing agreement at the UPM Plattling mill in Bavaria, Germany. Metso will provide maintenance systems and procedures and be responsible for optimizing maintenance costs and developing technical availability at the mill. The agreement, covering three paper production lines, will be effective as of July 1, 2013. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed.Read more
BRUSSELS, June 6, 2013 (RISI) - Cascades will suspend its virgin fiber cartonboard production for three weeks for maintenance at its Djupafors mill in Sweden.
The mill will be stopped from June 21 to mid-July, management at Careo, Cascades' sales subsidiary, said, adding that the usual annual maintenance downtime was being extended in order to include workers holidays and enable a smooth restart from mid-July. The management ruled out any market-related downtime, saying that the mill is currently fully booked.Read more
IMMINGHAM, UK, May 3, 2013 (Press Release) -We are delighted to confirm that Peter J Douglas Engineering Ltd (PJD), under the auspices of their framework agreement with Metso, recently carried out mechanical service works to the wood-fuelled boiler installed at UPM Kymmene Caledonian Mill, Irvine in Scotland. The initial scope of works was to be carried out at peak using a workforce totalling 32.
PJD were able to rapidly mobilise with a team that is highly experienced in carrying out works on a similar boilers in Scotland.Read more
HEIDENHEIM, Germany, April 4, 2013 (Press Release) - With PrintForm IQ, Voith has brought a forming fabric to the market that combines stability and fineness with very high dewatering capacity in the production of high-quality graphic papers. PrintForm IQ is used mainly in paper machines with very stringent quality requirements and/or fast machine speeds.Read more