Remsoft to support TANAC with optimization modeling technology that will help to maximize forest health, diversity, and productivity, supporting sustainable growth.
Valmet will deliver two Valmet Paper Labs, automated board and paper testing laboratories for Brigl & Bergmeister’s paper mills in Niklasdorf, Austria and Vevče, Slovenia. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Both analyzers are scheduled to be delivered during the 4Q 2021.
Valmet will upgrade Mercer Rosenthal’s mill’s Valmet IQ Quality Control System with the new scanner and related measurements. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The commissioning will take place in September 2021.
AFRY has acquired MosaicMill Oy, a leading, Finland-based company that applies drone and satellite image data for forest inventory services. The company will be consolidated into AFRY from June 2021.
AFRY has acquired Simosol Oy, a Finland-based company that specialises in advanced simulation and optimisation solutions for forest and agricultural assets. Simosol Oy will be consolidated into AFRY from June 2021.
ABB has been contracted by manufacturer of forest products, Arauco, to modernize its Licancel cellulose plant in Chile to deliver faster response times, greater cyber security, upgraded operator interfaces, enhanced process reliability and flexibility for remote working.
Following a successful test installation, Norra Timber has chosen to move forward with a condition monitoring solution from SPM Instrument for its new high-tech band saw line at the Sävar sawmill in Sweden, aiming to ensure high machine availability and long pre-warning times.
11Foundry offers a compliance software solution named FiberTrace, developed for their industry peers to process, organise, and manage supply chain documents. DoubleHelix will help to ensure that all information and data entered into the FiberTrace system is authentic and trustworthy, all the way back to forest source.
Valmet has delivered the world’s first fully virtual paper mill to Mondi’s new production line at the Mondi mill in Ružomberok, Slovakia. Virtual mill is a training simulator and a part of Valmet’s industrial internet and Learning services offerings, and more closely extended reality learning.
IFS’s Cloud ERP solution to help UK offsite timber frame manufacturer Stewart Milne Timber Systems digitize value chain and increase efficiency.
Lesprom Network, the leading marketplace for wood products, announced the value of the offers and inquiries for the wood products in the marketplace in the 1Q 2021 reached $196.6 million including $78.2 million for lumber, $48.2 million for logs and $70.2 million for wood pellets.
Sveaskog and CollectiveCrunch cooperate to enhance forestry with AI in Sweden. The cooperation with CollectiveCrunch aims to start feeding data from Sveaskog’s forests into CollectiveCrunch’s artificial intelligence-tool ‘Linda Forest’ in order to improve forest inventories.
Metsä Group will be renewing its ERP solution in 2021–2025. The large-scale Euro 150 million project aims to harmonise the Group’s current ERP solutions with a unified modern solution. It supports management of the Group as a one company with unified processes.
James Jones & Sons Ltd has launched a new fencing app to help customers with their fencing projects.
The wood industry company Derome is investing Euro 29.6 million to increase production capacity. The first step in the investment program consists of two Valutec lumber kilns. The delivery also includes the 4.0 Valmatic control system.