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BID Group will be expanding its digital offering with its new AI-Powered Smart Vision. The system can be deployed at all stages of the process and uses Artificial Intelligence to analyze images from the cameras that constantly watch production and identify objects of interest, leading to an increase in productivity.

Kemira acquires advanced process optimization start-up SimAnalytics. Kemira announced in August 2021 its investment in SimAnalytics and has now acquired the rest of the business.

Simpson Strong-Tie adds to digital framing and building component solutions suite with acquisition of EstiFrame Technologies. EasyFrame software is designed to save the greatest amount of wood possible by managing cut completion activity and constantly re-optimizing on the fly.

Valmet introduces a new flame profiling application that enables real-time flame detection and monitoring in a pulp mill’s lime kiln environments. The system is engineered for durability and longevity and delivers visual and thermal analysis for optimizing fuel combustion and lime quality in lime kilns.

Valmet launces two new scanner models, Valmet IQ Scanner XL and Valmet IQ Scanner S. Both are designed for optimal production efficiency and superior performance in paper, board, nonwoven, and paper converting industries.

SPM International, Sweden, announces the establishment of its new subsidiary SPM Instrument PTY. Based out of Durban, South Africa, the new entity will be managing SPM business in the sub-Saharan countries, thus laying the foundation for further growth in the region.

Alta Forest Products, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood fence boards, selects XMReality Remote Guidance to reduce manufacturing downtime across its North American locations and for remote support of repair operations.

The three orders are linked to the existing framework agreement signed between RemaSawco and Moelven Timber in June this year. This framework agreement, which has a term of up to and including September 2022, can result in a business volume of a maximum of SEK 27.4 million ($2.4 million).

Bruks Siwertell is advancing the technological capabilities of its range of Bruks mobile chippers with the intelligent mobile chipping control system. The new integrated control system, under development for three years, offers in-depth, intuitive operational control, enhancing the heavy-duty hardware that serves cust...