Voith Paper to Supply Quality Control System to Productos Familia in Lasso, Ecuador

Heidenheim, Germany, 04 July 2008 -- Voith Paper has signed a contract with the business unit of Productos Familia in Lasso, Ecuador, for the supply of a quality control system (QCS). The order includes the replacement of the obsolete QCS with a more modern and efficient measurement technology of basis weight and moisture. In addition, the scope consists of the OnView software for quality management.

Voith Paper’s QCS, named OnQuality, presents a series of innovations and technology benefits, such as solid-state silicon technology detectors, which are very efficient and provide a superior signal-to-noise ratio and sensitivity. Its fast scan capabilities, coupled with fast signal processing provide high-resolution profiles for tight machine direction and cross direction control.

Voith Paper is a corporate division of the Voith Group and is one of the leading partners in the paper industry. Through constant innovations, Voith Paper is optimizing the paper manufacturing process. Over a third of the paper produced worldwide is made on Voith Paper machines. Voith is setting the standard in the paper, energy, mobility, and service markets.

Established on 01 January 1867, Voith currently has 37,000 employees, EUR 4 billion in sales, and over 270 locations worldwide and is one of the largest family-owned businesses in Europe.