Voith introduces the concept of "papermaking 4.0”
Newspaper news The 2015 China International Papermaking Technology Exhibition (CIPTE) kicked off in Beijing on September 16. The German Voith Group, a world-renowned technology and industrial service provider, officially launched the concept of “Papermaking 4.0” for the Chinese market.Voith took the lead in introducing the concept of “Industry 4.0” into the paper industry to help the paper industry realize digital and intelligent production.At the same time, this concept also coincides with the requirements of “Made in China 2025” to emphasize green development and comprehensively promote the green transformation of traditional manufacturing industries such as papermaking, iron and steel, and non-ferrous metals.“Papermaking 4.0" will accelerate the transformation and upgrading of China's papermaking industry and intelligent manufacturing.
Voith's “Papermaking 4.0” covers control equipment and software, mainly including process optimization, equipment maintenance and intelligent services. It will lead the future of the papermaking industry from five aspects: interconnection, efficiency, predictability, intelligence and green.At present, Voith's "Papermaking 4.0" has been applied by some papermaking companies and has achieved good results.
Thomas, president of Voith Paper Asia.Hozel said, "As China's economy enters a new normal, China's paper industry is actively improving its competitiveness and seeking transformation and upgrading to seek a new growth engine.Voith's 'Papermaking 4.0’ provides the direction and path for the future development of China's papermaking industry to achieve intelligent manufacturing and sustainable development.Combined with the "Made in China 2025" plan, Voith will be committed to providing Chinese customers with personalized ”paper 4.0" solutions to help Chinese paper companies accelerate their transformation and upgrading and intelligent manufacturing."