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North West Manufacturing Under Threat Again

Iggesund

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<p>Ulf Lofgren, Managing Director of Iggesund Paperboard’s paperboard mill in Workington, Cumbria</p> (photo: Rolf Andersson, Bildbolaget)

/ins The North West of England has long been the lifeblood of the UK’s heavy industries and its manufacturing sector. Despite its recent resurgence, with 15,000 manufacturing jobs created since 2010, the region now faces a new potential blow from the energy regulator, Ofgem. 

WELAND EXHIBITS AT HANNOVER MESSE

Weland Solutions AB

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/ins   Sweden is the partner country of the world’s leading and largest industrial trade fair in Hannover 2019. Just like the other Swedish exhibitors at the trade show, Weland stands for quality and innovation.

Avoid blurred image documentation during quality control with Focus Stacking app from TAGARNO

TAGARNO

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/ins   One main advantage of using a digital microscope during quality control is how easily operators can create photo documentation of their work. However, issues arise when the object is not flat, resulting in blurred or out of focus areas on the image. Solution? Stacking photos with varying focus heights on top of each other for one ultra-sharp image.

Iggesund Paperboard’s mills get top marks

Iggesund

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/ins The Holmen Group’s paperboard manufacturer, Iggesund Paperboard, has received the highest rating for sustainability in an evaluation done this year by the rating firm EcoVadis. The paperboard is produced at Iggesund Mill in Sweden and at Workington, England. EcoVadis is the leading system for assessing and rating the suppliers of global companies and has done more than 45,000 evaluations in 150 countries. Companies using EcoVadis include Coca Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Nestlé, L’Oréal and Heineken.

Horyong picks Strenx steel for tallest truck-mounted aerial lifts and ladder cars in South Korea

SSAB

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 (photo: Jun Michael Park)

/ins South Korean-based Horyong Ltd boasts 28 years of know how in the production of truck mounted aerial lifts, used in construction and other work sites. To meet customer demand, and possess the competitive edge needed on the global market, the company almost exclusively uses SSAB’s Strenx performance steel in the special purpose vehicles manufactured.

Inspect and document seed coating quality

TAGARNO

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/ins   Digital microscopes are excellent tools for evaluating the seed coating application process. When zooming in on the coated seeds, it is easy to determine whether the film coating is evenly distributed and to create photo documentation that can be shared with customers and coworkers.

Weland Solutions sets focus on automation: New fully automated Compact Dynamic to Hillerstorp

Weland Solutions AB

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/ins   Even before officially launching the new product, Compact Dynamic, Weland Solutions has received a first signed purchase order. In the summer of 2019, the facility will be operational at Axelent based in Hillerstorp, with customers worldwide.

An early diagnosis for the crane under a microscope: A deep look into the crane machinery at Germany’s Palm paper factory

Konecranes

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 (photo: Kurt Taube)

/ins   Konecranes investigates the hoisting gears of the critical overhead cranes at the Palm paper factory, with Oil Analysis and Crane Reliability Study (CRS)

Upgraded fittings meet your hygienic demands and ensure superior corrosion-resistance

Alfa Laval AB

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/ins   Did you know that more than 90% of the contact surfaces in a hygienic production line come from tubes and fittings? With smooth, crevice-free interiors and secure, self-aligning joints, Alfa Laval’s comprehensive range of DIN tubes & fittings is specifically designed for the food, dairy, beverage, home/personal care and biotech/pharma process applications.

A new cash flow to local farmers

Iggesund

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<p>Caption: “Nearly 1.6 million pounds flows annually from our paperboard mill at Workington to the local farming community”, says Ulf Löfgren, Managing Director for the mill. In January 2019 the project was given the Rushlight Bioenergy Award.</p> (photo: Rolf Andersson)

/ins Local farmers’ ability to sell biomass to Iggesund Paperboard’s paperboard mill at Workington will return over 1.5 million pounds annually to the local agricultural industry. The initiative has created a totally new source of income for close to 200 farms in Cumbria and Scotland. It was recently given Rushlight Bioenergy Award. The Rushlight Awards is a set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other organisations throughout UK, Ireland and internationally.

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