Tag Archives: energy consumption

Liquid-cooled drives: turning a new page for pulp and paper

Jarkko L. Mattila, and Roger Ekstrom, Global Product Managers, ABB System Drives explain why liquid-cooled drives are the ideal solution for challenging pulp and paper environments. The pulp and paper industry has long used variable speed drives (VSDs) to achieve greater energy efficiency and precise motor control. However, some places within a mill present challenges […]

Essel Kâğıt achieves maximum production efficiency with Toscotec’s tissue line

Turkish tissue producer Essel Kâğıt’s new AHEAD 2.2L machine has exceeded its guaranteed production by a large margin and surpassed bulk and softness parameters. Supplied by Toscotec on a turnkey basis, PM3 had come online at Essel’s Osmaniye mill in Turkey in October 2021. After start-up, Toscotec has provided continuous support to fine-tune the whole plant and achieve top performance. Ahmet […]

New study shows paper industry could increase on-site renewable electricity and heat generation

A new study commissioned by Cepi to AFRY, a Scandinavian firm supplying engineering and advisory services, shows the untapped further potential for paper mills to function as renewable energy hubs. The pulp and paper industry could increase its on-site renewable electricity and heat production and, through a ‘swing capacity effect’, sell any excess energy production […]