Pulp and Paper

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Controls, safety and management systems help meet demand for renewable packaging board

Europe’s largest pulp, board and paper manufacturer, Stora Enso, is set to use process automation, safety system and manufacturing optimisation technologies  from Honeywell Process Solutions to modernise one of its key mills and help it meet rising demand for renewable packaging board.
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Complete OEM control solution for assembly machine

During the design a new fully automated version of its Jumbo Assembler machine – a partition assembler for corrugated and fibre chipboard strips for paper converting applications – it became clear to Premier Paper Converting Machinery that the its machine would need an intuitive operator interface. Like most OEMs, Premier Paper needs to ensure it utilises the latest in automation and control technologies.

Automation upgrade to boost availability and production

Metso has received an order from the Sofidel Group to upgrade the automation of Tissue Machine 1 and water treatment at its Délipapier plant in Frouard, France.


  1. 22/01/2013 Modernised press control boosts reliability in newspaper presses

    Edda Trykk, the second largest publisher in Norway, is to upgrade its Printa press control and shaftless drive systems at one of its newspaper printing facilities.

  2. 23/10/2012 Retrofitted PLC future-proofs paper converting machine

    A large paper converting machine, located at Stora Enso’s UK Stowmarket facility, has been retrofitted with Siemens S7 PLCs to address issues of control system obsolescence and faltering performance.

  3. 25/09/2012 Pulp and paper production efficiency increased

    Mondi, an integrated packaging and business paper manufacturer, has partnered with Tieto and Metso to increase the efficiency and profitability of pulp and paper production at its Syktyvkar Mill in Russia.

  4. 10/07/2012 Remote monitoring of critical instruments with wireless adapters

    The introduction of FieldKey wireless adapters from ABB has allowed Lafarge Plasterboard to monitor critical field instruments remotely from the plant control room.

  5. 25/05/2012 Optimisation solution increases chemical efficiency at pulp & paper mill

    Advanced controls together with analysers are helping a Burgo ardennes pulp & paper mill to face the challenge of running the fibre line more effectively and preserving the fibre quality properties at the same time.

  6. 07/03/2012 Printing, converting and finishing finishing machines beneift from flexible drives

    Every system made by Rotary Logic Systems is bespoke, whether it is high precision security foiling for anti-counterfeit applications, specialised in-line, high speed flexographic/gravure printing processes or sophisticated machinery for the medical industry. One factor is common throughout the machinery range and that is that Control Techniques has been chosen to supply the drives, servo-drives and servo-motors.

  7. 21/02/2012 Paper mill project win for Honeywell

    Honeywell has been selected by Kahramanmaras Kagit Sanayi ve Ticaret (KMKPAPER) a Turkish paper manufacturer, to deploy its ExperionMX Quality Control System (QCS) and Experion Process Knowledge Control System (PKS) at a new paper mill based in Kütahya, Turkey.

  8. 17/01/2012 Systems, measurement products and valves for new Stora Enso project

    Metso has received an order from the new Stora Enso containerboard production line at Ostroleka in Poland which, when completed, is expected to produce 455,000 tonnes of light-weighted testliner per year.

  9. 10/10/2011 New replaces old analyser technology at the Billerud Karlsborg mill

    The Karlsborg pulp and paper mill in Sweden has specified a Metso Kappa Q analyser to replace two old units in its bleached softwood kraft fiber line.

  10. 18/08/2011 Driving forward with energy saving compressed air system for printing machines

    Hobbs the Printers, one of the UK’s largest and oldest established specialist print firms, has succeeded in reducing its energy costs through the installation of Elmo Rietschle compressors and vacuum pumps fitted with variable-speed AC drives from Vacon.

  11. 16/08/2011 Quality control systems chosen for paper mills

    Metso is to supply four IQ systems to replace aging quality control systems in three separate Sappi mills in Europe.

  12. 08/04/2011 Yokogawa signs global partnership agreement with ANDRITZ

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has been selected by Andritz as a global partner for the provision of process control systems, field instruments, and process analysers for their customers’ metal and pulp and paper plants.

  13. 19/11/2010 Automation and valves for Russian mill project

    Mondi has completed of its STEP project at the Syktyvkar mill, which it believes is the largest mill modernisation project in the Russian pulp and paper industry in the last 30 years.

  14. 20/04/2010 Newsprint producer upgrades paper machine control system

    Aylesford Newsprint orders new process control system and commissioning services from Metso for its PM14.