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A rotary joint or “steam joint” is a mechanical seal that connects steam piping to rotating drying cylinders.

An “insulating sleeve” is a flanged tube that extends through the bore of a paper dryer journal.

Paper manufacturer Laakirchen Papier AG demonstrated its future focus and adaptability by rebuilding its PM 10 from recovered magazine paper to corrugated medium in 2017. 

New heat exchangers and better measurement make West Fraser more competitive

Metsä Tissue is dedicated to improving its energy efficiency by 10 per cent by 2020 from the 2009 level

Pohjolan Voima’s values – skillfully, boldly and together – came to life when the company succeeded in reducing NOx emissions and improving energy efficiency through combustion optimization and data analyses at its two biopower plants.

Bearing problems in the pulp boiler flue gas recirculation fan motors of a modern, integrated pulp and cartonboard mill were causing productivity problems.

TICONDEROGA | International Paper’s Ticonderoga mill will stage its annual maintenance shutdown this fall, a relatively routine procedure under normal circumstances that has become a Gordian Knot of logistical angling in the world of the coronavirus.

We know that we need the support of operations in order to reach top-notch reliability in our plants. Does your operations manager know exactly what your expectations are? Have you identified, communicated and agreed upon exactly what you need operations to do?  

Toscotec successfully completed a hood rebuild on PM 1 at WEPA Mainz in Germany. After a tight shutdown timeframe, PM 1 started up on schedule last year. Following a period of stable running conditions, it successfully completed the performance test, and outperformed the technical guarantees of the rebuild by having excellent results for drying capacity and gas consumption

HEIDENHEIM, Germany. Voith has added a new tool for remote video support to its service portfolio, offering customers access to expert support at any time and from any location.

Valmet and Metsä Board have signed an agreement on data-driven optimization of paperboard quality of the board machine at Metsä Board’s Kemi mill. The machine produces premium quality white top kraftliner. Valmet will supply the mill with Valmet Industrial Internet VII Data Discovery and VII for Paper Quality solutions.  

Sustana Fiber Fox River reaches safety achievement for operating one year without a recordable incident.

Safety is a combination of culture and attitude at UPM’s pulp mills in Finland. Each year, its Kymi, Kaukas and Pietarsaari mills produce impressive safety records across an industry with accident potential.

Many work incidents or accidents happen in confined spaces each year. In many instances, victims are not aware of the risks and that the control measures were inadequate.

We offer a wide range of renewable and recyclable wood-based fibre solutions to EU citizens: from packaging to textile, hygiene and tissue products, printing and graphic papers as well as speciality papers, but also bio-chemicals for food and pharmaceuticals, bio-composites and bioenergy.

AES, Black Clawson, Dry-Con, Johnson, Lamort. Do these names sound familiar? It’s very likely they do, given these are the biggest names in the equipment manufacturing industry, and have been so for the last 100 years. But what you may not have known is that many of these players, and a number of others as well, now operate under Kadant Inc, and Kadant Canada.

There are several key factors to consider when choosing the right package for a product. This includes everything from deciding upon the most suitable raw materials to optimising the packaging design based on every step in the industrial value chain.