Tag : Pulp and Paper Mills

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ABB’s Digital Sheet Break Analysis Helps Maximize Operational Performance in Paper Mills

Digital sheet break solution provides a root cause analysis within one minute and acts as early warning system in a way not possible with current manual solutions. April 14, 2021 ABB has released Sheet Break Performance, an ABB Ability™ Performance Service that automatically curates, calculates and contextualizes key data points......
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Practical Strategies to Reduce Pulp and Paper Mill Energy Use

Energy expert Richard Reese outlines the energy audit process, and shares strategies identified by mills that have reached their energy reduction goals. It is difficult to plan more than a couple of years out when it comes to energy sources. This leaves frustrated mill managers with one solution: use as......
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Profits Bubbling Up in Champagne — From Waste!

Manik Seth
New ideas for fiber yield, composites, re-use of heated process water and recovered raw materials are producing results worthy of celebrating with quality champagne at the Kadant Technology Centre in Champagne, France. Highly confidential developments with non-wovens, tissue, banknotes, luxury and containerboard are ongoing at Kadant. Everyone in industry wants......
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Innovations in Steam systems in Pulp and Paper industry

Manik Seth
Qualifications: Master of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India Technical Specialization: Steam engineering, Two phase flow, thermal & Fluid dynamic aspects of plant design including Automation and Instrumentation packages Abstract The objective of any Utility manager in a Pulp and Paper mill is to minimize his losses, whether in......

Resolute to permanently close Laurentide Mill in Quebec

Manik Seth
September 2, 2014 Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced the permanent closure of its Laurentide paper mill in Shawinigan, Quebec. The restart of a competitor’s mill at the end of 2012, the high cost of fiber, as well as higher transportation and fuel costs, have affected the mill’s competitiveness. “We made......
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Making Indian Pulp & Paper Industry World Class

Manik Seth
An energy and water intensive sector, the Indian pulp and paper sector has unlimited scope for improvement in its environmental performance. Pulp and paper manufacturers are therefore increasingly on the lookout for appropriate technologies and best practices for improving their performance and reducing their ecological footprint. With the support of......
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Waste Paper Collection Mechanism in India: Current Status and Future Requirement

Manik Seth
There are 750 pulp and paper mills in India producing many varieties of paper, namely writing and printing paper, packaging paper, coated paper and some specialty grade paper. Currently, the paper, paperboard and newsprint production in the country is 10.11 million tons against an installed capacity of 12.70 million tons.......

Paperex 2013 – The Curtain Rises

Manik Seth
Day 2 Newsletter, 25th October 2013 The first day of the eleventh Paperex exhibition – Paperex 2013 – saw many pulp and paper and companies and allied companies not only from India but also from across the world showcasing their products. Representatives of these companies also got a golden opportunity......