Towards an autonomous future

Automation and cybersecurity are vital to the future of every mill. By combining advanced digital solutions with in-depth process and equipment expertise, we help to keep your operations at the forefront in quality management, process efficiency and more.

Discover the stories, solutions and services that are making the future of pulp and paper more predictable, profitable and reliable.

Customer automation journeys

Explore cases of successful digital transformation and next-generation automation.

Keeping it Safe: Machine Learning in Water Leakage Detection

In the search for maximal safety in recovery boiler operation, ANDRITZ has developed its state-of-the-art Metris Water Leakage Advisor (WLA) to reduce the risk of explosions in the furnace of the boiler. Smurfit Kappa Nettingsdorf in Austria is the first mill to receive delivery of the WLA and has been instrumental in the co-development of the new solution.

Predicting the Future

Metsä Fibre’s Äänekoski bioproduct mill in Finland is predicting the future utilizing the latest digital technology from ANDRITZ for its white liquor plant.

Improving Safety in the Recovery Boiler – ANDRITZ Smelt Spout Cleaning Systems

ANDRITZ Smelt Spout Cleaning Systems are proving to be something of a hit with recovery boiler operators world-wide, with several successful installations and more than 20 new systems on order. Nevertheless, the work never stops in developing the robotic systems further; ANDRITZ experts have devised a number of new features that help to provide an even safer working environment, as well as new intelligent tools for managing efficiency in a recovery boiler.

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Metris OPP optimizes Suzano Jacareí's digester

Suzano's Jacareí Mill saw the cooking process being standardized with Metris OPP. Learn how ANDRITZ's advanced controls were able to reduce the standard deviation of the Kappa number and to increase pulp mill productivity.

Suzano increases availability in Drying with intelligent control systems in partnership with ANDRITZ

The Suzano Unit in Imperatriz was able to reduce the unproductive time in Pulp Drying by applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced controls in the tail threading system on its pulp drying machines. The partnership with ANDRITZ has contributed to advancing the pulp mill's digital transformation process.

Smart Woodyard - Autonomy as a side product

Utilizing deep process knowledge and with many years of successful deliveries to woodyards around the world, the ANDRITZ Smart Woodyard has combined all its experience with the latest in IIoT technology. The result is an ongoing revolution of the woodyard.

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.

Suzano: Smart bleaching = Major chemical savings at pulp mills

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.

Eldorado: BIG THINKING - BIG RESULTS. A self-operating mill

Autonomous automobiles use a variety of techniques to gather data about their surroundings and feed this data to advanced control systems that interpret the inputs and identify appropriate navigation paths. The development of autonomous pulp mills using Metris OPP is following a similar path – and Eldorado Celulose is an early adopter of this technology. The results have had a big economic payback.

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Our leading portfolio of industrial measurement, control and optimization solutions.

Digital evolution across the recovery island

We are in the middle of a massive digital transformation in all areas of our lives – at home, at work, even in our cars – as digitalization fully enters our lives. The pulp industry has by no means been ignored, and now there are already promising results being seen at pulp mills as the latest in Metris Digital Solutions from ANDRITZ bring major advantages to process islands.

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ANDRITZ to supply Logyard Crane Simulator to Metsä Fibre

ANDRITZ Wood Processing has received an order from Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill project in Kemi, Finland to supply the world first ANDRITZ SIM600 Logyard Crane Simulator.

Sensing wear level to increase plant uptime

The Metris DryQ Sensing Sealing Lip is able to determine its own wear status and thus fosters the ability to provide predictive maintenance to plant operations.

Autonomous power boiler solution - Metris BOA

Metris BOA is the industrial internet of things (IIoT) web application for smart power boilers, which utilizes big data (B), to optimize (O) and analyze (A) the power plant processes and monitor the installed equipment.

Metris Vibe

Wireless condition monitoring to analyze the status of machines and plants.

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.

Metris Performance Center

Experts on demand. The new Metris Performance Center expands service to papermakers around the world by putting an ANDRITZ expert virtually in the mill’s control room whenever needed.

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