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.
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.
Segezha Packaging, which consolidates the European paper packaging production facilities of Segezha Group (part of Sistema JSFC) continues the implementation of the digital industrial technologies into the production processes.
The 2020 World of Wood Convention is being reimagined as the first-ever Virtual World of Wood Convention from April 1-3. IWPA Executive Cindy Squires is confident that IWPA will be able to deliver the value of World of Wood attendance utilizing video conferencing tools.
Remsoft announced that a new Transportation Scheduling module will be available by mid-year for Remsoft Operations, the company’s cloud-based operational planning system for forestry.
A special SAP module for warehouse management was integrated at Segezha Packaging production plants in Germany and Denmark. The development and implementation was successfully completed by Serkem (Germany).
DoubleHelix, Sourcemap, Bluenumber launch timber traceability platform. A new technology partnership brings to light the journey of wood products from forest to consumer. The new Timber Traceability Platform enables a full suite of services including traceability, verification, and presentation in a stunning database v...
Tigercat launches LogOn, a powerful onboard information system to optimize machine performance and reduce downtime. The LogOn system collects data automatically and provides extensive built-in reporting and analytics.
On-the-ground experts check supply chain practices, supported by a suite of scientific tools such as DNA and isotope testing to independently verify data.
Dieffenbacher has purchased a financial stake in APPbyYOU GmbH, the company that developed the MyMessenger ticket and messaging app, a key component of the MyDIEFFENBACHER digital service platform.
In order to gain an overview of the spread of the spruce bark beetle, Holmen has developed an analytical tool showing actual areas of damage on a map. Now, the forest company is offering its private wood suppliers a map of this kind.
OptiFreeze has signed an agreement with BCC, a leading company in the forest industry. The companies will together investigate the possibility to apply the OptiFreeze technology on forest plants.
Estonian company Timbeter, whose solutions help the forestry sector adopt digital technology to bring transparency and efficiency to forestry management, has closed $1 million seed round. Timbeter has built the world’s largest database of photometric measurements of roundwood, which allows live online tracking of timbe...
These three focus topics will be reflected at individual trade show stands as well as throughout the various forums and special displays – as well as at the Ligna Guided Tours.
Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is participating in a joint project called SEED, led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, in which forest companies are developing new digital solutions together with companies in the ICT industry.
Valmet and Fabio Perini have established an Industrial Internet ecosystem partnership to strengthen collaboration in the tissue industry. The target is to allow tissue producers and converters to work together more efficiently, and to exchange knowledge and resources for the benefit of their customers.
The binderholz.information.system B.I.S was developed to improve service quality and optimise logistics processes. This information system makes it possible to automatically announce and track the exact arrival time of cargoes, which are usually delivered directly to construction sites or for construction projects acco...
Tieto has been selected to continue as UPM’s strategic IT service delivery partner in an expanded capacity. The new extended and broadened contract scope covers IT application management services for the majority of UPM business areas and functions.
Valmet has launched a new Valmet Visible Thermal Imaging System, which provides the highest quality lime kiln process monitoring for pulp mills.
Valmet will supply an energy management solution to optimize production and energy consumption at Kemira Chemicals’ bleaching chemical plants in Äetsä and Joutseno in Finland. The solution will be delivered to the customer in November 2019 and commissioned in May 2020.