Valmet introduces a renewed Valmet IQ Quality Management System for pulp, tissue, paper, board, and converting industries. The renewed system lets papermakers optimize quality through the entire value chain from fiber to finished product, enabling improved process performance and increased savings through the process.
Logset to close production for April 2020 due Corona virus pandemic. The entire production staff will be laid off in April. Most of other Logset personnel will also be laid off or work limited hours in April.
Year 2019 was record-breaking for forest machine manufacturer Logset Oy. The turnover was Euro 48 million, compared to Euro 40.1 million in 2018. FY 2019 operating profit landed on Euro 2.5 million, compared to Euro 1.6 million in 2018.
Kesla has relocated its spare parts storage in Southern Finland to Maantec Oy's premises in Kauklahti, Espoo. At the moment there are approximately 2000 items available for timber and City cranes directly in Kauklahti.
Due to the closure of suppliers of critical components, Komatsu Forest will temporarily shut down its production of forest machinery at its factory in Umeå, Sweden. The company agreed with IF Metall on short-term work from April,13 through June, 21 for employees in production.
Valmet will supply a new sizing section with a hard nip sizer to Asia Paper Manufacturing at Sihwa Mill in the Republic of Korea. The main target for the rebuild of paper machine PM 1 is to increase strength properties of produced container and gypsum board grades. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine is scheduled...
Valmet and Orora Limited have signed a multi-year Mill Maintenance Outsourcing (MMO) agreement to continue taking care of the site maintenance of Orora’s Botany B9 board making line in New South Wales, Australia.
New-Indy Containerboard has chosen technology leader ABB to provide the integrated electrical and automation systems and equipment for its Columbia paper machine rebuild in Catawba, South Carolina, USA. New-Indy Containerboard is rebuilding its paper machine 3 to diversify its product capabilities.
JSC Yarpaper signed the contract with Voith for the extension of existing recycled fiber line. The order includes Voith BlueLine stock preparation components such like protector system, HiClean HCL5 EcoMizer cleaner system, thickener EFK and several IntegraScreens for coarse screening, fractionation and fine screening.
Valmet will supply key board making technologies to Sri Andal Paper Mills for its new containerboard making line, located in Tamil Nadu, India. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for the first half of 2021.
A.Celli Group announces that Massimo Ardito has been appointed as the new General Manager of the American branch A.Celli International.
Ponsse's FY 2019 consolidated net sales amounted to Euro 667.4 million, which is 9% more than in 2018. Net sales were regionally distributed as follows: Northern Europe 38%, Central and Southern Europe 19.7%, Russia and Asia 17.6%, North and South America 24% and other countries 0.7%.
Due to the spread of coronavirus in Germany, Homag Group AG will not hold its annual general meeting as scheduled on May 7, 2020. The company is following a directive passed by the state government of Baden-Württemberg, which prohibits all meetings and other events, initially until June 15, 2020.
Homag Group AG and 3Tec automation GmbH & Co. KG have signed a cooperation agreement and intend to work closely together in future. The aim is to achieve optimum software integration of machines from different manufacturers.
ABB to will replace the dry end drive system for paper machine 12 (PM12) at WestRock's paper mill in Longview, Washington. This includes upgrades to PM12's drives and motors, and the installation of the ABB Ability™ System 800xA control system.
Valmet has completed the co-determination negotiations in the Fabrics Business Unit’s operations in Tampere, Finland. Valmet will relocate the dryer fabric and wide filter fabric production from Finland to Portugal. As a consequence of the relocation and re-organizing of the work, the need for workforce reduction in Ta...
Ponsse Plc's employee co-operation negotiations have been concluded today. During the negotiations was agreed about lay-offs for a period of a maximum of 90 days and they apply to the entire personnel.
Morbark, LLC will debut the 2400X and 3000X Wood Hog horizontal grinders at this year’s CONEXPO/CON-AGG show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ideal for niche markets like municipal solid waste, pallet recycling, sawmills, nurseries, and tree care debris, both grinders are perfect for processing yard waste, brush, and other mixed ...
Bergene Holm Nidarå in Norway placed an order with Renholmen AB for a modern and powerful green sorting line with a sticker stacker that match the saw line.
VDMA expects 5% decrease of real production in 2020 amid virus outbreak.