Andritz has launched CircleToZero, a holistic program for the pulp-producing industry with the goal of providing strong support to customers in their efforts to achieve maximum, sustainable production, aiming at zero emissions and zero waste production.
Swedish forestry group Södra's three pulp mills in Värö, Mörrum, and Mönsterås, Sweden, are jointly making a major investment in one thousand wireless Airius vibration sensors with temperature measurement that transfer vibration data via the cellular network.
DS Smith has adopted Trimble’s data mining platform, Wedge, at its paper mill in Kemsley in Kent - the largest mill for recycled papers in the UK.
BID Group announces that Rockwell Automation, Inc. selected BID as the first company, and only company in the wood processing industry, to be designated as a Platinum OEM Partner in the newly evolved global Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Partner Program.
Smurfit Kappa has announced the opening of a new International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) certified lab at its new eCommerce packaging facility in Northampton, UK.
James Jones & Sons Timber Systems Division has announced its latest release of its JJI Design Software. The new features include a number of design efficiencies in addition to a 3D model export.
BID Group has received an order from Roseburg Forest Products to deliver its first greenfield sawmill complex project in the southern United States.
Lesprom Network today announces the launch of a beta version of the wood export and import data analysis service Lesprom Analytics. The service collects data on the export and import of wood products around the world.
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.