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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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

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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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ANDRITZ and Mondi discuss major technology trends for the pulp and paper industries
2019-11-29

At the beginning of this week, international technology Group ANDRITZ welcomed a delegation of more than 25 experts from different mills and locations of the Mondi Group at its headquarters in Graz to discuss major technology trends and the latest innovations in the pulp and paper industries.

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Smart solutions for the beer-brewing process at BrauBeviale 2019
2019-09-24

International technology group ANDRITZ is presenting its unrivalled range of separation and filtration technologies for the beer industry at BrauBeviale in Nuremberg, Germany, from November 12 to 14, 2019, hall 7, booth 7-421.

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ANDRITZ presents smart solutions for powder and bulk solids applications at POWTECH
2019-03-19

International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its wide range of proven separation technologies and services for powder and bulk solids as well as innovative automation solutions at the POWTECH fair in Nuremberg from April 9 to 11, hall 3, booth 313.

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ANDRITZ launches Metris addIQ control systems – intelligence for machine and process control
2018-12-07

International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully launched Metris addIQ, a state-of-the-art digital control system for separation applications. Metris addIQ provides added value by enhancing availability and minimizing production costs through increased equipment efficiency and fewer operating errors.

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ANDRITZ presents smart solutions for beverage production at BrauBeviale
2018-10-22

International technology group ANDRITZ is presenting its unrivalled range of separation and filtration technologies for the beverage industry at the BrauBeviale fair in Nuremberg from November 13 to 15, 2018, Hall 7, booth 7.421.

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ANDRITZ to optimize plant operations at Zellstoff Pöls pulp mill with Metris OPP
2018-05-16

International technology group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Zellstoff Pöls to optimize operations at its pulp mill in Pöls, Austria. The goal is to increase production, while stabilizing the pulp mill’s production process and optimizing chemical use at the same time.

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ANDRITZ presents comprehensive digital product portfolio at the Hanover Trade Fair
2018-04-20

International technology Group ANDRITZ is presenting its innovative IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) solutions, which have been tried and tested worldwide in many reference plants, at the Hanover International Trade Fair from April 23 to 27, 2018, Hall 12, Booth C 57.

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ANDRITZ presents its innovative digitalization solutions at the Hanover Fair
2018-04-12

International technology Group ANDRITZ presents its innovative IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) solutions, which have been tried and tested in many reference plants around the world, at the international Hanover Fair (April 23 to 27, 2018, Hall 12, Stand C 57).

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