Monthly Archives: May 2022

Canfor to continue reduced operating schedules for Western Canadian sawmills

Canfor Corporation is announcing the continuation of reduced operating schedules at its Western Canadian sawmills due to the ongoing global supply chain challenges. The Company has been  operating at approximately 80% of production capacity since late March 2022.   These capacity reductions are expected to result in an incremental impact of approximately 275 million board […]

Brigl & Bergmeister announces price hike

Brigl & Bergmeister (B&B) has announced a price increase of at least €200/t for its entire product range comprising label, packaging and specialty papers, according to Euwid. The increase will be valid for all deliveries from 1 July 2022. The step was unavoidable due to continuously rising prices for pulp, chemicals, energy and natural gas, […]

Valmet launches roll cover for tissue production

To broaden its offering for tissue machines, Valmet launches a new polyurethane roll cover, Valmet Press Roll Cover PL. The roll cover’s wear-resistant material and adaptive structure are developed to cope with the harsh operating conditions in tissue production, thus leading to longer lifetime of roll cover and energy savings. Tissue machines represent the most […]

Andritz to supply LimeDry lime mud filter to BillerudKorsnäs’ Frövi mill in Sweden

Andritz has received an order from the Swedish pulp and paper producer BillerudKorsnäs to deliver a LimeDry lime mud filter for the recausticizing plant at its Frövi/Rockhammar pulp mill in Örebro, Sweden. Start-up for the new LimeDry lime mud filter is scheduled for the second half of 2022. The ANDRITZ lime mud disc filter LimeDry […]

ABB increases Asian automated paper testing footprint

ABB has built on its established relationship with Cheng Loong Corporation by securing a contract to bring its L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution to a mill in Vietnam. Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company’s mill in the southeast of Vietnam will now have the market’s fastest and most reliable automated paper testing solution to […]

Rengo Group to acquire Thimm Packaging Systems

Thimm Group, headquartered in Northeim in Lower Saxony, Germany, will orient the family business towards the consumer goods industry over the next few years. As recently reported, over the next five years, Thimm is planning investments of EUR 400 million in automation, digitalisation, modernisation, and the expansion of all its locations to achieve this objective. […]

Port Townsend Paper, Washington, USA, awards order for Dryer Fabric Cleaners to ProJet

ProJet received an order for 3 Power Cleaners (dryer fabric cleaners) from Port Townsend Paper, Pt. Townsend, Washington state, USA for their Paper Machine # 1. The order was received in May 2022 and the value of the order will not be disclosed. The Cleaners will be installed on the 1st Unirun and 2nd Dryer […]

De Iuliis make successful re-build of Jumbo Roll Press, ensuring safety and performance

DJM recently undertook the rebuild of the Jumbo Press at Industria Cartaria di Tivoli paper mill. The project was entirely managed by De Iuliis: from design to construction including assembly assistance and start-up support in order to guarantee the results demanded by the customer. After an initial DJM audit, the old press was found to […]

ProJet to deliver two new wet end Tail Cutters to Andritz

ProJet will deliver two new wet end Tail Cutters to Andritz, Austria for the new Pulp Lines to be delivered to Suzano, Cerrado, Brazil. The order was included in ProJet’s second quarter 2022 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The pulp lines will located in the municipality of Ribas do […]

Andritz presents smart dewatering and drying solutions for chemicals production at ACHEMA 2022

Andritz will be exhibiting its broad range of proven and new technologies, services, and automation solutions for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries at the ACHEMA 2022 show in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in hall 12.0, booth C19. Showcase includes: The newly launched ANDRITZ screen scroll centrifuge HX – designed to enable flexible dewatering, even under […]