Recycled fiber processing is all about taking the most out of the raw material. To ensure best efficiency and yield, we need to understand the optimal solutions for screening and cleaning furnish in the stock preparation process. Read our interviewed with Valmet´s Process Technology Manager, Jim Burns, to learn more about the world-leading fiber recovery technologies in the OCC process.
The global megatrends, climate change mitigation and the circular economy, are driving key forest industry players towards a major industrial transformation. The industry is moving from traditional business models and bravely embracing new technologies and strategies
In every paper and board machine project, it is important to remember you are investing in results, not just equipment. That is why expert project management is essential – it provides the structure that guides everyone toward these results, ensuring the project is delivered safely, successfully, and on schedule.
Increasing energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions have been long-term targets for the forest industry. However, the rising energy prices and the ever more stringent need to stop climate change are boosting companies in finding even more efficient solutions. This is where technological innovations have a key role.
Starting a new job is always a big change and an exciting time, and effective onboarding makes things a lot easier for people joining a new working community. The COVID-19 pandemic forced us all to re-evaluate what kind of support new employees would need when onboarding shifted from being a face-to-face process to an online one. In this article, Lévi Dovillaire, who joined Valmet in spring 2020, shares his experiences of our new normal.
In the last few years, more and more companies have included moving toward autonomous operations in their strategic objectives. But what is an autonomous mill and how will higher levels of autonomy affect the role of operators in the future?
The era of information has made us all information professionals, and our value as an employee is based on our capability to manage information. Soon, however, technology will be so advanced that we are no longer needed to manage information – machines will do it better. According to futurist Perttu Pölönen, it is high time that we start focusing on skills that no machine can learn – the human elements.
In many parts of the world, we see innovative efforts in the search to produce paper more sustainably. The development is coming on strong as tissue producers are exploring if regional and local fiber resources might be an opportunity for them.