Metris success stories and news

ANDRITZ Automation has supplied many digital automation solutions for various kinds of process industries.

Find a selection of some success stories, recent projects and press releases below.

Success stories

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Electrical system supply of the new Coalspur mine in Hinton, Alberta, Canada

ANDRITZ worked with Coalspur to prioritize and fast track key equipment acquisitions and delivery, expediting the engineering process to ensure that Coalspur‘s construction schedule was met. ANDRITZ designed and developed 12 prefabricated electrical houses (E-houses) furnished with VFDs, MCCs, PLC panels, HVAC and fire suppression.

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Suzano optimizes the evaporation process in partnership with ANDRITZ

Learn about this history of one of Suzano's Units in São Paulo that has generated significant savings in the plant's evaporation process by using ANDRITZ's Metris UX technology for digital transformation of its processes.

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Does digitalization make production more efficient?

Plant start-ups can be outsourced with ANDRITZ Digital Solutions.

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How to make intelligent & efficient use of data?

Metris DryQ, an innovative system for pulp drying, analyzes data, links experts and derives improvements.

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Picture this: Critical data from live feed in the recovery boiler

ANDRITZ has utilized visual technology, combined it with the latest in digitization methods and created the Metris AVA Recovery Boiler Toolbox, designed to revolutionize the monitoring and managing of critical boiler operations and activities.

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Planning ahead with Industry 4.0

It´s all about the data

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Metris Vibe - a health check for your plant

To avoid unplanned plant shutdowns, it is important to know at an early stage when vital components need to be replaced or maintained. Condition monitoring enables operators to work proactively and keep shutdown time to a minimum.

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Smart bleaching = Major chemical savings

Suzano Imperatriz, located in Maranhão, northern Brazil, is one of the new breed of giant pulp mills. The mill has recently undergone a number of improvements including the implementation of a smart bleaching system from ANDRITZ that is making a real difference when it comes to chemical consumption.

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Montes del Plata: Strengthening drying line performance

Running a pulp mill successfully requires that all processes, technology, and equipment work in harmony across the entire system with the whole chain being only as strong as its weakest link. Metris DryQ™ is the new intelligent solution from ANDRITZ, designed for monitoring data from drying systems, helping to strengthen a vital link in the production chain to optimize the drying performance.

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How do you control industrial plants and entire factories or mills very efficiently?

ANDRITZ has developed its own DCS (Distributed Control System), a control and PLC system based on the latest technology, and is thus driving its digitalization strategy systematically forward.

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A better way to boost screen performance

An innovative concept – ANDRITZ Screen Booster – helps any mill upgrade the performance of its Screen Room. The Booster modules – Basket, Bearing Unit, Rotor, and Dilution Rotor – were created to enhance any of four critical components in a screening system. Any one, or all, of these upgrades can be easily installed on a screen as needed, regardless of the original equipment manufacturer.

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Gaining your Automation Independence

Customers confide in us that a major source of pain is being locked into a single automation supplier with a control system that cannot be easily upgraded. Why can’t it be like their smartphone with an App Store where they can download and add functions with ease?

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Digital gold

In the largest gold mine in the eastern USA, the ANDRITZ Digital Twin technology is being used to optimize many facets of the gold mining process.

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Foresee digitally with Metris

A portfolio of ANDRITZ digital solutions.

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Metris OPP

Imagine the ability to produce the best product at the lowest cost every hour of the day – that is optimization in a nutshell.

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Automation: Metris condition monitoring

We are living in a century where digital devices monitor every move and our own mobile devices know everything about us – where we go, what we do, our health status, and much more. The data available on our lives transfers mobile phones into our private assistants and supports us in many endeavors with helpful functions and hints. Industries are being enabled in a similar way to monitor and control all assets and plants and improve performance in an effort to achieve perfection.

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Turning a shutdown into a pitstop

Just like super-fast pit stops in Grand Prix Formula One racing, ANDRITZ has been concentrating on helping customers to minimize shutdown times, utilizing its Metris OPP platform. The dedicated Metris Planning App is integrated into the platform and is already achieving remarkable results in shutdown efficiencies.

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Cybersecurity

ANDRITZ and OTORIO: a perfect combination for ensuring safe digital growth

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IDEAS Digital Twin in Process Industries

The improvement in accuracy has made simulation a fundamental predictive and diagnostic tool in process industries.

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TechNews: A-Recovery+ chemical recovery solution

Allows mills to see the chemical cycle in a shining new light.

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Automation: Enhanced. Embedded. Eco-friendly.

A totally integrated automation solution for tissue producers is on display at the PrimeLine Tissue Innovation and Applications Center in Graz.

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Automation MobileApps: Information in the palm of your hand

Mobile capabilities of the Metris Platform can be scaled to the information needs of each customer.

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Automation: Metris Augmented Reality Glasses

Foresee digitally – enhanced potential for interactive operation and maintenance

Current press releases

Metris addIQ RheoScan, patented, optical measurement system for automatic polymer dosage
ANDRITZ launches AI-supported polymer dosage system for reduced OPEX
2021-09-30

International technology Group ANDRITZ has introduced the next generation of its unique Metris addIQ RheoScan, the world’s first patented, optical measurement system for automatic polymer dosage in belt presses and gravity belt tables.

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ANDRITZ to supply tissue plant to Astrabel, Croatia
2021-09-01

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Astrabel d.o.o. to supply a tissue plant for cost-efficient production of high-quality grades to its mill in Belišće, Croatia.

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ANDRITZ completes Multi Motor Drive upgrade at Hamburger Containerboard, Austria, in shortest time
2021-07-14

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully installed a new Multi Motor Drive (MMD) and drive control system for paper machine 3 at Hamburger Containerboard Group’s mill in Pitten, Austria, completing this demanding retrofit project within a very short time.

Bracell’s Project “STAR” in Lençóis Paulista
ANDRITZ is supplying major pulp production technologies and key process equipment for the world’s largest DP pulp mill
2021-07-06

International technology group ANDRITZ is supplying major energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “STAR” in the city of Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo state, Brazil.

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ANDRITZ presents heavy-duty filter press for mining concentrates and tailings
2021-06-30

International technology Group ANDRITZ introduces the ME2500 filter press, thus completing ANDRITZ’s proven A4F and the SE series filter presses for the mining and minerals industry that feature highest efficiency, durability, and outstanding operating safety.

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ANDRITZ launches educational cooperation with Graz University of Technology
2021-06-29

International technology Group ANDRITZ and Graz University of Technology’s Institute for Biobased Products and Paper Technology have agreed on close educational cooperation.

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ANDRITZ presents high-speed tissue machines with 2,200 m/min design speed for maximum capacity
2021-06-10

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents two new tissue machines with a design speed of 2,200 m/min for high production capacity.

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ANDRITZ Nonwoven offers innovative solutions for optimization of raw material consumption
2021-04-28

International technology Group ANDRITZ has always been at the forefront in providing innovative and sustainable solutions for the global nonwovens industry.

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Metris DryQ from ANDRITZ improves performance at Montes del Plata
2020-09-03

The new intelligent solution for pulp drying, Metris DryQ, developed by international technology group ANDRITZ, is operating successfully at the Montes del Plata pulp mill in Punta Pereira, Uruguay.

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ANDRITZ completes the world’s largest P-RC APMP production system at Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry, China
2020-07-20

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received the Final Acceptance Certificate from Jiangsu Bohui Paper Industry Co., Ltd in Yancheng, Dafeng, China, for its chemi-thermo-mechanical pulping system.

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