Tag Archives: Distributed Control System

ABB wins automation and drive system scope of supply for Gascogne Papier’s new paper machine project

ABB has been selected as a project partner for the installation of the world’s widest uncoated machine-glazed (MG) paper machine at Gascogne Papier’s kraft pulp and paper production plant in Mimizan, France. Replacing three older machines, the facility’s PM7 will be fully integrated and standardized using the ABB Ability™ System 800xA® distributed control system (DCS), […]

ABB to expand its EUREC center serving the pulp and paper industry

ABB’s European Regional Execution Center (EUREC), which provides project management and strategy support to the technology leader’s pulp and paper teams across the continent, has reached its 10th anniversary of operations and benefited from an expansion to meet growing customer demand. With regional project governance and lead execution resources in the Czech Republic, EUREC teams […]

Asia Symbol brings in ABB to provide manufacturing execution system at three tissue mills in China

As Asia Symbol Group, one of the biggest wood pulp producers in China, expands its pulp and paper business into tissue manufacturing, it has selected long-term strategic partner ABB to deliver the ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and system integration at three of its tissue mills in China.   This latest contract for mills […]

Zain Paper Industry to implement a new tissue production park supplied by Overmade

Overmade has been committed by Zain Paper Industry, an important player in the Middle East, to realize the new tissue production park in DOHA QATAR. The first phase of the project encompassed the installation of two complete tissue plants for the production of high-quality facial tissue. Zain Paper Industry has commissioned the complete lines to […]

ABB Opens Its Mexico technology and engineering center

ABB has established a new regional operations center for North America, bringing technology expertise closer to customers and building on its similar resources globally. An initial $1 million investment has been made for the new Mexico Technology and Engineering Center (MXTEC) in the city of Merida, Yucatan, to help the technology leader to reach higher […]

Valmet acquires NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business

Valmet entered into an agreement on November 9th to acquire the U.S.-based NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business. The value of the acquisition will not be disclosed. The acquisition is estimated to be completed on January 1st, 2023 at the earliest. NovaTech Automation’s Process Solutions business specializes in process control and optimization solutions for batch, continuous […]

ABB creates spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper

ABB has successfully devised a spare parts and maintenance program for Saigon Paper, Vietnam’s leading paper manufacturer, enabling the company to drive productivity in their mills. The ABB team created a recommended spares and gap analysis using mySpareParts Manager, an ABB-facing tool that built a custom report with required distributed control system (DCS) spare parts […]

Valmet to supply automation and quality control systems to Norske Skog Bruck

Valmet will supply Valmet DNA Automation System and Valmet IQ Quality Control System to Norske Skog’s paper machine PM 3 in its Bruck facility, located in Austria. Norske Skog Bruck selected Valmet’s automation systems based on good references in technology, service support and low ownership costs. The installation is scheduled to start in the fourth […]

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec has launched the new generation design of its shoe press TT NextPress, featuring superior drying performances and energy savings, resulting from R&D activities in cooperation with Voith. TT NextPress delivers a stable after-press dryness rate of more than 47% on a tissue line operating above 2,000 mpm speed. This dryness level ensures a substantial reduction of […]

Toscotec introduces new shoe press generation design for tissue

Toscotec has launched the new generation design of its shoe press TT NextPress, featuring superior drying performances and energy savings, resulting from R&D activities in cooperation with Voith. TT NextPress delivers a stable after-press dryness rate of more than 47% on a tissue line operating above 2,000 mpm speed. This dryness level ensures a substantial […]