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Many papermakers look at the life of the closing or the cost of the clothing per ton. Long clothing life and low clothing costs are good, but, on their own, neither of these are good metrics for clothing performance.

Recently I met a young and enthusiastic engineer who declared that “ We are already done with the reliability and maintenance management strategy, it is well developed and documented by a group in our company” “That sounds good “ I replied, “That means that you are done with about 5% of the work”.

A bubble tube system is a simple, accurate, reliable and a low cost method of measuring liquid level in an open or a vented tank.

DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, and energy provider E.ON have today announced the signing of a major agreement to construct a state-of-the-art combined heat and power (CHP) facility at Kemsley Paper Mill in Kent.

Investment in recovery boilers and other energy efficient systems has increased electricity self-sufficiency of Mondi's mills far beyond EU requirements, also enabling contributions to local power grids.

CASE STUDY - Four of Thermal Energy International's (TEI) engineers travelled to the Resolute FP Canada Inc. ("Resolute") pulp and paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario to conduct an onsite survey and specification process to properly size and replace the facility's existing mechanical traps with high-efficiency GEMTM Steam Traps.

Some of the jobs being performed by today’s technicians don’t even have names or descriptions, yet, and are being added on the fly to keep up with today’s innovative tools and advanced equipment condition-monitoring techniques.

At the heart of the typical suction roll, hidden within layers of steel, lies the internal bearing. One of the most sensitive components of the roll, it is not only difficult to maintain, but also the least forgiving when it fails.

Here are some basic steps when troubleshooting hydraulic problems:

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line, including stock preparation, delivered to Africaine Paper Mills (APM) in Algeria.

Recently Kadant achieved a sales milestone with 1,000 M-clean systems sold worldwide. M-clean Papertech AB was acquired by Kadant Inc. in 2011 for its patented technology, predominately in dryer screen cleaning in the paper and pulp industry.

HEIDENHEIM, Germany. With SupremeFilm, Voith is enhancing its product range for film presses with a new high-performance roll cover made from polyurethane (PU).

A person’s physical and mental health directly affects her or his ability to work safely. This is why our well-being and safety initiatives go hand in hand. By helping to keep our colleagues healthy, we’re creating a safer workplace at Domtar.

At DS Smith Tecnicarton we are committed to prevention and the internal training of our employees as a guarantee of safety at work

On Tuesday, June 25, our Fox Creek Wood Products Division celebrated a huge milestone: a full year of operation without a single lost-time, medical-aid or first-aid incident.

A successful business is often one that takes good care of details. And when it comes to roll handling and wrapping, every detail counts. Automatic Handling takes care of every possible paper roll handling and wrapping detail by offering complete and tailored solutions to the pulp and paper industry.

Automatic Handling has been providing material handling technology to the paper industry for decades. The Erie, Michigan based company focuses its expertise on improving paper manufacturing operations.

Sustana Group has brought back an historic Canadian papermaking name while developing some groundbreaking technology.

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