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Thursday, June 9, 2022 - Member In This Issue
Weekly Spotlight
From The Experts
Market Roundup
Pulp & Paper
New Products
Weekly Spotlight
RunEco EP1000 Turbo Blower is the biggest of RunEco models. It features an integrated 1,000 kW high-speed drive with a speed up to 11,500 rpm. EP1000 is now available with active magnetic bearings.
Motion Industries is pleased to announce the formation of its fluid power business brand: Mi Fluid Power Solutions (Mi FPS).
PulPaper 2022, the international trade event for the forest industry, presents new innovative solutions and brings together forest industry professionals for discussions. All large Finnish forest industry companies will participate in the event.
DS Smith Spain, S.A, Dueñas Paper Mill, will modify the existing vacuum system on PM2 with three EP Turbo Blowers. Delivery also includes EcoDrop water separators, EcoFlow Multi dewatering measurement with eight measurement points and detailed engineering.
Extended Uptime in Contaminated Environments: Molded-Oil™ Bearings.
NSK Americas®
Under conditions of liquid or dust contamination, even sealed conventional bearings will fail prematurely. Molded-Oil Bearings with DDU seals from NSK deliver continual, clean, no-leak lubrication for dramatically increased service life and maintenance intervals.
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From The Experts
By Steve Lundberg, Oregon State University

Increasing sustainable use of the world’s forests would support economic recovery while providing environmentally friendly wood construction materials, according to a United Nations report co-authored by an Oregon State University researcher.
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Market Roundup
The exports of paper and paperboard exports from India have grown by nearly 80 percent to touch the highest-ever figure of INR 13,963 crore in FY 2021-22, as per the data released by the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics (DGCI&S).
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Pulp & Paper
ABB announced that it has successfully implemented an Ability™ System 800xA® distributed control system (DCS) at Sun Paper's new Beihai pulp mill in Guangxi, China.
Kruger announced that its affiliate Kruger Specialty Papers Holding L.P. today completed the acquisition of Domtar's pulp mill in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
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.
Stora Enso has started a feasibility study at its paper production site in Langerbrugge, Belgium, for the conversion of one of the two paper lines into a high-volume recycled containerboard line.
Optimize Your Starch Cooking Capabilities
Hydro-Thermal Corp®
Starch cooking is a vital component in successful paper production. Hydro-Thermal’s original Jetcooker™ ensures that producers have a reliable supply of consistently cooked starch for improving wet end sheet strength, size press surface properties, and overall coating quality.  Learn more about how Hydro-Thermal is the right pick in Starch Makedown, Starch Cooking, and Cooked Starch Handling.
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Food packages fulfil their most important tasks when they protect food and minimise waste. Thin plastic films are nevertheless difficult to recycle, and they often end up in the wrong places after use. 
Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. has established a new local subsidiary in Australia to further strengthen the liquid packaging carton business and facilitate global business expansion.
Zeus, the Irish-owned packaging company, today announced the acquisition of two UK packaging companies — Swanline Group and its sister company BoxMart — in an agreement worth in excess of EUR 25 million.
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New Products
OnQuality.Scanners and OnQuality.Sensors are successfully used in over 750 installations worldwide to continuously improve production and quality processes. Thanks to their compact design, the scanners can be installed extremely flexibly in existing and new plants.
The PLR slurry pump range is designed to handle liquids with a high solids content. Its wide selection of high-quality construction materials ensures exceptional resistance against wear in all pumping applications for abrasive and corrosive liquids.
Mondi has collaborated with Austrian mechanical engineering company EW Technology to launch a new machine for paper pallet wrapping that is more efficient and sustainable on small-to-medium production lines. The two companies worked together to design the innovative machine, which fills a gap Mondi identified in the pallet wrapping market.
Lubrication Engineers
Having joined together with Pulpex, some of the world's largest consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) are now harnessing the power of collaboration to develop a widely recyclable and renewable paper bottle.
Paper Excellence Canada has published its second sustainability report: Building Strong Relationships.

Building Strong Relationships reviews 2021 and looks at both our achievements and our opportunities to do better. In particular, it highlights the work we did in building relationships with the Indigenous communities in whose traditional territories we operate and our corporate giving campaign which had a greatly increased budget in 2021.
Free Webinar: Effectively Measure Total Dissolved Solids
Vaisala Oy®
The pulping industry can use liquid concentration or density as a key parameter for controlling processes such as brown stock washing and black liquor management. This can be done using refractometer technology or density meters, but what are the operational and economic benefits of both techniques? Register today for Vaisala’s upcoming webinar on November 15th at 10am ET to learn how measuring refractive index can optimize energy efficiency and safety.
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Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. announced that De Lyle W. Bloomquist has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately.
The PEFC Board of Directors has appointed Michael Berger as PEFC Secretary General/CEO.
TAPPI Fellow, Professor Ragauskas is honored as the 2022 Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division open award winner.
PPSA’s Safety & Health Conference to include a special cybersecurity presentation.
Register today for the “Cellulose Nanocrystals in Cementitious Systems – Pilot and Commercial Scale” webinar held Tuesday, June 28th 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (ET).
First industry-recognized and designed safety orientation and verification program celebrates ten years of service during national safety month.
Get a full view of the circular economy and broaden your knowledge of fiber recycling at this interactive course.
TAPPI eLearning offers more than 40 eLearning Courses and 500 Modules for Continuing Education.
ND Paper is looking for applications to fill the position of Manager (Safety & Security) in Rumford, Maine. Are you interested? If so, apply today.


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