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Trends & Topics
The paper industry is currently undergoing the greatest change an industry can imagine. A growing world population with new lifestyles changes markets and requires the sustainable use of natural resources. Paper from tomato plants, cosmetics made of eucalyptus or fiber-based insulating materials – the fiber industry is in motion, using new opportunities and exploring new markets for a sustainable future. Byproducts from the timber and pulp industry – electricity, biogas, turpentine – are gaining in economic significance, as are both new applications for natural fiber in the chemical and textile industries and new technologies for producing biofuels, carbon, and composite materials. If you want to succeed in this market, you need new ideas and the courage to invest in change.
Here’s the latest issue of "The Magazine" for the fiber industry.
It contains the latest topics, innovative solutions, and exciting application examples from the pulp and paper industries.
For your convenience, we have assembled relevant downloads below.
Cost pressure, environmental regulations, lower margins, and intense competition are creating an increasingly tough environment for manufacturers and are effecting the entire process chain in the pulp and paper industries. Our Siemens SIPAPER technology is supporting our paper industry customers in their daily business with products, systems, and solutions that help make paper production more eco-friendly and efficient, with intelligent process control solutions and energy-efficient drive systems, integrated engineering solutions, and optimized plant design.
In the area of drives, Siemens supplied an integrated system with over 160 drives, including industry-specific control features.
A forest plantation was established covering 900 km2, including 720 km2
as a dedicated eucalyptus plantation.
450 kilotons of liquid packaging board produced directly in China every year
since the beginning of 2016.
More than one million km of tissue are being produced in the new plant every year. That is enough to encompass the earth’s equator 27 times.
Yearly output: 1,082,025 km of tissue paper including handkerchieves, paper towels, cleansing tissues and bathroom tissue.
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Thanks to our many years of industry expertise and our cutting-edge products, solutions and services, we support our customers in making their production more environmentally friendly, resource-efficient, and profitable – with efficient drives, factory-wide process automation, data analysis, and initial cloud services.