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Valmet to lay off 50% of its employees in Russia

Valmet to lay off 50% of its employees in Russia as part of its plan to leave the country. Company has a total of approximately 140 employees in Russia, working primarily in sales, engineering, maintenance and financial administration. Valmet does not have production in Russia.

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Sun Paper installed ABB distributed control systems at its Beihai pulp mill in China

Sun Paper, in close collaboration with ABB, has successfully launched another pulp mill, at the new Beihai location in Guangxi, China. ABB has installed three sets of its flagship distributed control system (DCS) ABB Ability System 800xA, two sets of mechanical pulp drive systems, four refiner motors and auxiliary high-voltage cabinets, and over 30 high and low-voltage motors.

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Change in Kemira Oyj's Management Board: President, Segment Pulp & Paper, Kim Poulsen is leaving Kemira

President, Segment Pulp & Paper Kim Poulsen is leaving Kemira on Wednesday May 18, 2022. He has worked for Kemira and has been a member of Kemira's Management Board since 2015.

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Valmet launches roll cover for tissue production

To broaden its offering for tissue machines, Valmet launches a new polyurethane roll cover, Valmet Press Roll Cover PL. The roll cover's wear-resistant material and adaptive structure are developed to cope with the harsh operating conditions in tissue production, thus leading to longer lifetime of roll cover and energy savings.

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Andritz to supply pressurized refining system to Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh in Vietnam

Andritz has received an order from Kim Tin MDF Chon Thanh Corporation to supply a chip washing and pressurized refining system for its new MDF production line in Minh Thanh Commune, Binh Phuoc province, Vietnam. Start-up is planned for the 3Q 2023.

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Valmet to start personnel negotiations on temporary layoffs at its valve factory in Finland

The geopolitical situation caused by the crisis in Ukraine and the intensified COVID-19 restrictions in China have reduced the orders at Valmet's valve factory in Helsinki, Finland, during spring. The exceptional situation has particularly impacted the factory's oil and gas projects. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in China also continues to cause challenges related to component availability and logistics.

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Andritz to supply LimeFlash-H lime kiln to Papelera Guipuzcoana de Zicuñaga in Spain

Andritz has received an order from the Spanish pulp and paper producer Papelera Guipuzcoana de Zicuñaga to deliver a new LimeFlash-H lime kiln for its pulp mill in Hernani, Spain. Start-up of the new lime kiln is scheduled for the second half of 2023.

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Metsä Group's and Valmet's 3D fibre product demo plant is now operating

The operations at Metsä Group's and Valmet's 3D fibre product demo plant in Äänekoski has begun. At the end of 2020, Metsä Group's innovation company Metsä Spring and Valmet announced they would be investing a total of approximately 20 million euros in the demo plant.

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Andritz successfully starts up dissolving pulp production plant for Bracell in Brazil

Andritz has successfully started up an environmentally friendly production plant for dissolving pulp at Bracell's "STAR" project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.

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Andritz starts up pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Sun Paper's new mill in Beihai, China

Andritz has successfully started up key pulping process equipment for Sun Paper's new pulp mill (Guangxi Sun Paper) in Beihai, China.

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Solenis Acquires Neu Kimya Anonim Sirketi, Providing Regional Expansion in High-Growth Southeastern Europe

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, closed on the acquisition of Neu Kimya Anonim Şirketi ("Neu Kimya") on May 26, 2022.

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Valmet launches mobile maintenance application

Valmet launches Valmet Mobile Maintenance (VMM) application to make maintenance data available at any time and to create smoother workflows in mill maintenance operations. VMM is a mobile application for both iOS and Android devices.

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Andritz to renovate white liquor production plant at Suzano Aracruz in Espírito Santo, Brazil

Andritz Brasil Ltda., a member of the Andritz Group, will carry out partial modernization of lime kiln B for Suzano Aracruz, Brazil, as part of a customized project for the white liquor production plant. Lime kiln B has the capacity to process 580 tons of lime per day.

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ABB to install automated paper testing solution at Cheng Loong's mill in Vietnam

ABB has built on its established relationship with Cheng Loong Corporation by securing a contract to bring its L&W Autoline automated paper testing solution to a mill in Vietnam.

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Part of Valmet's factory in Jyväskylä, Finland is beginning to return to normal operations

Operations in the areas unimpacted by the fire that broke out on May 7 at Valmet's Rautpohja factory in Jyväskylä, Finland, will start returning back to normal from the beginning of this week (week 21). It is believed that returning the operations back to normal in these areas will take approximately 1-2 weeks. Valmet is also evaluating the potential need to transfer certain operations to alternative locations mostly in Finland.

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Valmet to supply automation technology to Lemit Papers in Morbi, India

The target of the investment is to ensure a smooth start-up, to optimize the equipment efficiency and to achieve premium board quality, Valmet announced.

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BID Group partners with Canfor for its Urbana facility modernization

BID Group announces the continued partnership with Canfor to deliver a sawmill modernization project for its Urbana, Arkansas operation. Through its industry-leading wood processing technologies and integrated solutions offering, BID will manage, design, build, equip, install, and provide start-up services for the project. Work on site will begin in the 3Q 2022.

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Valmet to supply a major delivery to Eren Paper's Shotton Mill in the UK including OCC, stock preparation and container board lines

A project of this size and scope is typically valued at around EUR 150-170 million.

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ANDRITZ to rebuild bleach plant at Stora Enso's Skutskar Mill, Sweden

Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2023.

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ANDRITZ upgrades tissue machines at Sofidel, Sweden, to use bio-syngas in drying - a first in the tissue industry

ANDRITZ has signed an agreement with the Sofidel Group to upgrade hood technology at its Kisa tissue mill in Sweden.

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Voith to supply OCC stock preparation system to B&B Triplewall Containers in India

The rebuilt plant is scheduled to start up before the end of 2022.

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Valmet to complete biomass boiler and flue gas system works at Vilnius Heat and Power Plant in Lithuania

The total maximum value of the order is around Euro 30 million.

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Valmet delivers press technology upgrade to Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Natron-Hayat Pulp and Paper Mill in Maglaj, Bosnia-Herzegovina, has ordered a press technology upgrade from Valmet. The delivery includes two refurbished Twin Roll Presses and additional equipment and services to secure the trouble-free operation of the presses.

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Fire breaks out at Valmet's Rautpohja facility in Finland

A fire broke out at Valmet's Rautpohja facility in Jyväskylä, Finland, on Saturday, May 7, around 10:40 am ET, company said in a statement. Due to the fire, evacuation of employees was carried out. The fire caused minor injuries to one employee, who received treatment in hospital, but has already been released.

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Nippon Paper Industries invests in its Akita mill in Japan

Valmet will deliver a TwinRoll™ Evolution wash press and a screw conveyor to Nippon Paper Industries Co. Ltd. Akita mill. The start-up is scheduled for end of May 2023.

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