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Former Voith Engineer Christian Schiel Honored Posthumously by Paper Industry Hall of Fame for Innovations in Paper Machine Technology

(IN BRIEF) Christian Schiel, a former Voith engineer, was posthumously inducted into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame for his pioneering contributions to paper machine technology. Recognized for innovations like the fabric press and flexible-nip presses, Schiel’s career spanned … Read the full press release

Voith’s Infinity Press Felts: A Global Success Story in Paper Production

(IN BRIEF) Voith’s Infinity press felts have established a global reputation for excellence since their introduction in 2011, offering superior performance and durability. Examples of their success include a significant reduction in steam consumption and a record-setting service life in … Read the full press release

Voith and Schumacher Packaging Successfully Upgrade PM 2 in Poland for Doubled Production Capacity and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Voith and Schumacher Packaging have achieved the successful startup of PM 2 in Myszków, Poland, following a comprehensive modernization project. The rebuild, led by Voith, has doubled the production capacity of lightweight containerboard grades from 500 to 1,000 … Read the full press release

Voith Secures Major Contract to Equip Angola’s Caculo Cabaça Hydropower Plant

(IN BRIEF) Voith, a technology company, is set to supply electrical and mechanical equipment for Angola’s Caculo Cabaça hydropower plant. The order includes the installation of turbines, generators, control systems, and training programs. Located on the Kwanza River, the plant … Read the full press release

Voith Composites Achieves UNECE R 134 Certification for Large Hydrogen Tank, Paving the Way for Zero-Emission Heavy-Duty Trucks

(IN BRIEF) Voith Composites has achieved a significant milestone by obtaining UNECE R 134 certification for its Type IV 700 bar and 350-liter hydrogen storage tank. This certification marks the first approval for a hydrogen tank of this size under … Read the full press release

Voith’s High-Efficiency Fan Technology Enhances Fendt Tractors’ Cooling Systems and Performance

(IN BRIEF) Voith, a global leader in the development of efficient fan units for cooling systems, continues to collaborate with Fendt on innovative cooling solutions for tractors. The fan unit, part of Fendt’s Concentric Air System (CAS), is designed to … Read the full press release

Green Bay Packaging Enhances Production Line with Voith’s OnQuality Quality Control System

(IN BRIEF) Green Bay Packaging, a prominent manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers, folding cartons, and coated label products located in Wisconsin, has achieved notable production line improvements by implementing Voith’s OnQuality Quality Control System (QCS). This customized solution, comprising innovative … Read the full press release

Voith Enhances OnCare.Health Solution with Wireless Sensors for Predictive Maintenance

(IN BRIEF) Voith has integrated innovative wireless sensors into its OnCare.Health solution to improve maintenance efficiency in papermaking. These sensors can be deployed across the entire papermaking line for various paper grades, from stock preparation to the paper machine’s rotating … Read the full press release

Voith Achieves Record-Breaking Start-Up of XcelLine Packaging Paper Machine in China

(IN BRIEF) Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper successfully initiated its high-efficiency XcelLine packaging paper machine at the Guanghan site, with Voith as the full-line supplier for the project. The start-up set a record for the fastest initiation of such a paper … Read the full press release

Voith Turbo to Power Record-Breaking 42-Mile Sand Transport System for Atlas Energy Solutions’ Dune Express Project

(IN BRIEF) Voith Turbo has been chosen by Atlas Energy Solutions to supply 21 TurboBelt 800 TPXL fill control fluid coupling drives along with customized low-noise electric motors for the Dune Express project. The project aims to establish an overland … Read the full press release

Voith Turbo Introduces Mechatronic Retarder Control Unit for Safer and More Efficient Braking in Commercial Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Voith Turbo has been continuously developing its hydrodynamic retarder system for more than 50 years, providing wear-free braking for commercial vehicles. The company has now introduced the Mechatronic Retarder Control Unit (MRCU) as a new standard feature for … Read the full press release

Voith Extends #VoithCares Program to Support Employee Volunteer Work Worldwide

(IN BRIEF) Voith has launched the #VoithCares program in collaboration with the Hanns Voith Foundation to support the volunteer work of its employees worldwide. In the first round, 50 nonprofit projects were selected and received financial support totaling 50,000 euros. … Read the full press release

SCA Implements Voith’s Digital Solutions to Enhance Efficiency of XcelLine PM 2 Paper Machine

(IN BRIEF) SCA, a prominent paper manufacturer, has successfully implemented Voith’s digital and automation solutions to optimize production efficiency on its XcelLine PM 2 paper machine. The high-performance machine, commissioned by Voith at SCA’s Obbola site, produces 725,000 tons of … Read the full press release

Voith to Lead Rebuild of DS Smith’s PM 4 Paper Machine in Portugal for Enhanced Production

(IN BRIEF) DS Smith, a global manufacturer of sustainable containerboard and specialty papers, has chosen Voith for the rebuild of its PM 4 paper machine at the Viana site in Portugal. The mill is a market leader in Southern Europe, … Read the full press release

Melbourne Workshop Focuses on Decarbonization and Operational Improvements in Paper Industry

(IN BRIEF) Voith and Visy recently organized a two-day workshop in Melbourne focused on decarbonization in papermaking. The event brought together industry leaders and experts to discuss energy efficiency, cost savings, and operational improvements. Voith showcased its technologies and international … Read the full press release

Voith’s AI-based quality solution earns finalist spot in 2023 Manufacturing Leadership Awards

(IN BRIEF) Voith has been named a finalist for the 2023 Manufacturing Leadership Awards in the category of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The company submitted a project called “Ensuring High Quality Through Analytics – An AI-Based Predictive Quality Solution … Read the full press release

Voith unveils new concept for CO2-neutral paper production, teams up with Essity for development

(IN BRIEF) Voith, a German technology company, has developed a new, disruptive concept for CO2 neutral paper production that reduces fresh water consumption by up to 95% and energy consumption by up to 40%. The process no longer requires fossil … Read the full press release

Paper Supplier Voith Targets 90% Recycling Rate by 2030 with Innovative Pulping Technology

(IN BRIEF) Voith, the full-line supplier, is supporting a 90% paper recycling rate by 2030 as part of its “Papermaking for Life” program, through developing new fiber streams and an optimized recycling process. The firm is also creating new, innovative … Read the full press release

Voith celebra 10 años de su División de Productos y Servicios en Suecia con el lanzamiento de un nuevo taller

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Voith ha abierto un nuevo taller de reacondicionamiento en Karlstad, Suecia, que ofrecerá una gama más amplia de servicios de reacondicionamiento, lo que permitirá el uso económico de materias primas y un aumento de la eficiencia al … Read the full press release

Voith celebrates 10 years of its Products & Services Division in Sweden with new workshop launch

(IN BRIEF) Voith has opened a new refurbishment workshop in Karlstad, Sweden, which will offer a wider range of refurbishment services, allowing for the economical use of raw materials and an increase in efficiency while utilizing existing resources. The new … Read the full press release

Voith y Yangi® se asocian para la innovación y el desarrollo de envases a base de celulosa

(NOTICIA EN BREVE) Voith, una compañía de tecnología global, ha adquirido una participación en la start-up sueca Yangi® AB, una empresa que ha desarrollado un proceso de formación en seco para producir envases a base de celulosa formados en 3D … Read the full press release

Voith and Yangi® partner for innovation and development in cellulose-based packaging

(IN BRIEF) Voith, a global technology company, has acquired a stake in the Swedish start-up Yangi® AB, a company that has developed a dry forming process to produce 3D-formed, cellulose-based packaging in one machine line without process water. This process … Read the full press release

Voith to rebuild a specialty paper machine in West Bengal, India for the country’s largest paper manufacturer ITC Limited PSPD

State-of-the-art production line for premium décor paper Lower operating costs due to reduced fiber, filler, energy and water consumption Best product quality with excellent printability and high opacity as well as fast and reliable grade and color changes (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Voith reconstruira une machine à papier spécialisée au Bengale occidental, en Inde, pour le plus grand fabricant de papier du pays ITC Limited PSPD

Ligne de production à la pointe de la technologie pour papier décor haut de gamme Réduction des coûts d’exploitation grâce à la réduction de la consommation de fibres, de charges, d’énergie et d’eau La meilleure qualité de produit avec une … Read the full press release

Voith Group’s operations will be climate neutral starting from January 2022

Climate neutral production confirms Voith’s role at the forefront of industry Voith products contribute to reducing carbon footprint Independent rating agency ISS ESG gives Voith an excellent sustainability performance rating (PRESS RELEASE) HEIDENHEIM, Germany, 11-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Group, … Read the full press release

Voith buys out the remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy

Voith acquires remaining 35 percent stake in Voith Hydro from joint venture partner Siemens Energy With the acquisition, Voith is continuing its expansion of the core business in the field of sustainable technologies Great potential for sustainable profitable growth through … Read the full press release

Voith to deliver inclined wire formers and high-performance dryers for Owens Corning’s massive glass mat production facility in Fort Smith, AR, United States

The full-line supplier Voith receives the order for the forming, binding and drying sections of a new glass mat production line from Owens Corning. Owens Corning’s new 50,000-square-meter manufacturing facility will sit adjacent to their existing Fort Smith site. Technological … Read the full press release

Voith supplies its latest automation technologies for high-quality paper production line at Kipaş Kağıt’s Söke site in Turkey

Voith supplied the entire production line for high-quality board and packaging papers. With the help of leading Voith technologies, the high-performance line will produce up to 700,000 tons of board and packaging papers annually. The efficient PM 2 is characterized … Read the full press release

Voith becomes the sole transmission service provider for CTRL bus fleet in Lorient, France

Voith won the tender for a four-year service contract for automatic transmissions of the municipal bus fleet in Lorient, France. Apart from repairing and replacing its own DIWA.5 automatic transmissions, Voith will also supply replacement gearboxes from other manufacturers. The … Read the full press release

Voith CargoFlex automates day-to-day operations at SBB Cargo

(PRESS RELEASE) OLTEN/ SALZGITTER, 3-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SBB Cargo, a subsidiary of Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) equipped its 25 locomotives and 100 wagons with 200 rail-car and 50 hybrid couplers from Voith, successfully deploying Voith CargoFlex in its day-to-day … Read the full press release

Voith Paper North America to install BlueLine stock preparation system at Copamex mill in Anáhuac, México

Copamex partners with Voith as the most experienced supplier to reliably process highly contaminated furnish Appleton, Wis./Anáhuac, México, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith Paper North America recently reached a deal with Copamex of Monterrey, México, for the installation of a … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö modernizes its production platform in the Beverage & Casing business with Voith paper making line

HELSINKI, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö reinforces its market position and modernizes its production platform in the Beverage & Casing business by purchasing a secondhand Voith paper making line, to be dismantled and transferred to the Chirnside manufacturing site in the … Read the full press release

Voith: NanoSelect calender roll covers now configured using special product selector software

Product selector software combines ideal product characteristics Each NanoSelect roll cover is custom-made Individually matched modules extend service life and improve paper quality HEIDENHEIM, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NanoSelect calender roll covers are tailored precisely to the specific requirements of … Read the full press release

Voith opens new East Africa Hub for hydropower projects in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

New facility in Ethiopia will coordinate hydropower projects in nine countries in the east of the continent Strategic position, customer proximity, strong economic growth and hydropower potential were significant factors in the choice of location For more than 70 years, … Read the full press release

Voith opens new office in Sydney to tap the enormous potential offered by hydropower in this area

New office strengthens Voith’s presence in a promising and dynamic energy market  Demand for pumped storage is growing to increase grid stability Support of national initiatives such as “Snowy 2.0” and “Battery of the Nation” SYDNEY, Australia, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Voith unveils new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform OnCumulus

Secure and modular IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) platform asstructured data hub for digitalization Based on open source and highly standardized technologies Further value through first proven industry applications Value-driven intelligence for companies in industrialenvironments Heidenheim, Germany, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Voith will increase the machine clothing pricing in EMEA between 1,6 percent to 2,4 percent

Voith Paper is a leading supplier to the paper industry and is well known as a reliable partner to paper producers delivered via world-class technology, services and quality.​ Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Through improvements in manufacturing … Read the full press release

Voith expands merQbiz trading platform through partnership with American logistics provider C. H. Robinson

Voith expands merQbiz trading platform with integrated logistics solutions Customers now have direct access to integrated logistics services Heidenheim, Germany/Manhattan Beach, CA, USA, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Voith continues to expand its digital agenda and extends the range of its trading … Read the full press release

Voith upgrades two hydropower plants in Sweden, making them more efficient and more environmentally compatible

New technology replaces 100-year-old turbines and power plant Graninge now generating double the amount of electricity Modernized Semla plant now more efficient and eco-friendly Fagersta/Sollefteå, Sweden, 24-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  There are a large number of hydropower plants in Europe … Read the full press release

Industrie 4.0: KUKA helped Voith with self-controlling systems at their plant in Garching

AUGSBURG, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For production systems in the age of Industrie 4.0, it is important to have information available in real time. This is now a reality in the manufacture of carbon fiber-reinforced (CFR) components at the company’s plant … Read the full press release