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For over five years, customers across the globe have been relying on the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio. Our digital solutions offer enormous potential to increase efficiency and availability of paper production lines. Thanks to individual packages customized for each customer worldwide, we offer the best possible solutions with fast amortization, in less than a year. Our success story continues!

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With over 300 digital installations to date, Voith is the world’s leading provider of digital solutions. Our customers benefit from this experience in ongoing projects.

Join us and help shape the future of paper production. Benefit from the huge potential offered by the digital transformation of the paper industry to boost efficiency, quality and productivity, and gain an important competitive advantage.

Let’s make papermaking digital.

PAPER IS ON
Dr. Jürgen Abraham comments on digitization at Voith.
With our digital product portfolio, we support you in creating your production processes faster and more efficiently. Our digital technologies optimize your paper machines over their complete life cycle. We enable you to utilize your machine data for the continuous improvement of your business performance.
Dr. Jürgen Abraham, Digital Business Officer
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Let’s win together.
The holistic way.

As a full-line supplier, Voith delivers holistic solutions tailored to the customer’s needs. In concrete terms, this means that Voith takes responsibility for operational technology, IT implementation and long-term support, as well as maintenance and paper technology. As a result, we make improvements on a holistic level. This approach is also reflected in our modern business models, which ensure we work together with our customers to achieve the right goals. Full-line, full service, full benefit.

Benefit from our holistic solutions from a single source for all aspects of Papermaking 4.0!
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Let’s win together.
The holistic way.

As a full-line supplier, Voith delivers holistic solutions tailored to the customer’s needs. In concrete terms, this means that Voith takes responsibility for operational technology, IT implementation and long-term support, as well as maintenance and paper technology. As a result, we make improvements on a holistic level. This approach is also reflected in our modern business models, which ensure we work together with our customers to achieve the right goals. Full-line, full service, full benefit.

Benefit from our holistic solutions from a single source for all aspects of Papermaking 4.0!

Availability increase

    Asset management
    Asset management involves taking an inventory of all devices, components and available systems of your paper machine. Efficient asset management also provides an overview of the software history with all individual installations, remote and updated programs and applications. This means you always have an up-to-date overview.

    OnCare.Asset

    Extended control and planning of maintenance processes and materials

    OnCare.Asset offers optimized management of your paper machine and its processes through advanced systems and solutions. Maintenance activities and replacement requirements can be predicted, conveniently planned and efficiently carried out. This makes maintenance faster, safer and more cost efficient.

    Machine uptime and productivity are increased to a great benefit for the manufacturer. Additionally, machine and process transparency are provided to allow the producer higher control over production. Improved and extended services are offered to provide expert remote and on-site services at all times and to great effectiveness.

    OnCare.Asset Paper

    Improving maintenance service and support

    OnCare.Asset for paper makers offers a software solution to enable transparent maintenance and material stock management across the paper mill. With mobile functionalities and existing interfaces, OnCare.Asset Paper can be combined with OnCare.Health Paper to pave the way to predictive maintenance.

    Thanks to the software, maintenance activities can be coordinated, managed and controlled. Team efforts can be displayed in parallel in a work order to achieve optimal planning and scheduling. Critical information on all your paper machine assets can be easily displayed via a graphical navigation. The results of your maintenance performance can be shown adapted to your individual needs in a KPI overview. Service experts can support you face to face or remotely at all stages.

    OnCare.Mex (Maintenance Excellence) is a smart service module that is a new form of training, organizing maintenance and support activities. This module supports implementing best practices for shutdown, as well as non-shutdown planning and scheduling.

    OnCare.pmPortal

    A man and woman work together on a visual representation of a paper mill.

    Inventory management of the future

    The pmPortal makes inventory management of your paper machine simpler and more efficient.
    Retrieve all the data you need in one tool and keep an overall view. Manage all consumables and rolls centrally – for the simple and easy coordination of your preventative maintenance measures.
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    SmartBasket

    The screen basket is illustrated in the digital layer.

    The easiest way to manage your screen baskets

    With SmartBasket, Voith introduces a game-changing solution for asset and lifecycle management. Voith screen baskets are the first to be equipped with RFID, giving you complete control of all your baskets, at all times, across all your mills worldwide. Smart technology creates transparency, reduces inventories and costs. Voith turns screen baskets into SmartBaskets, making your work noticeably easier.
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    Condition monitoring
    By continuously measuring data, we record the condition of your paper machine. Based on sensor data, which are analyzed in real time, a reliable and very fast response is guaranteed. Machine and plant downtimes can be minimized by stopping the paper machine only at desired times according to plan and restarting it smoothly. This scheduled downtime can be used for maintenance and repair work.

    DuoShake DG

    The DuoShake DG is installed in the paper machine.

    Designed for optimum operability and the future of paper production

    DuoShake DG enhances the physical production process by exploiting the options offered by digitalization and the use of smart data. The product update has many new features such as real-time data monitoring, including remote monitoring via mobile devices, condition-based maintenance, trend analyses and a cloud connection.
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    OnCare.Health

    A man is working on a tablet and through the digital layer it becomes clear that this is a digital product.

    Prediction and planning of maintenance activities

    OnCare.Health, our efficient maintenance tool, registers the condition of the roller bearings of your paper machine via installed or mobile data acquisition units. The data gathered are monitored with a monitoring system. In case of any irregularity, the cause is automatically identified and suitable condition-based maintenance measures are initiated. This preventive maintenance therefore helps avoid breakdowns and ensures maximum availability of your paper machine.
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    Your benefits

    • Simple and cost-effective system expansion
    • Modular structure
    • Ability to include additional measuring points
    • Fast data exchange with other systems

    Digital Tools

      Virtual Reality

      Whether planning your infrastructure or informing stakeholders, benefit from greater transparency, efficiency and safety throughout the entire life cycle of your paper machine. You can also train your employees with this technology. They will be perfectly prepared for operation and maintenance of the system even before startup, thus guaranteeing the highest availability.

      Digital Services

        Webshop

        In the Voith Paper Webshop, you can quickly and easily purchase Voith products and services around the clock, worldwide. The possibilities of the online platform are not limited to purchasing alone. As a registered user, you can view all the information on your system – from the original delivery to the order history to the operating manual.

        OnPerformance.Lab

        Our Remote Service Center helps you to increase the efficiency and availability of your system. To this end, process and machine data are continuously analyzed using data mining methods and artificial intelligence supplemented by technology and automation expertise. In combination with the industry-specific paper know-how of Voith experts, potential for improvement is then identified and tapped.

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        Let’s increase efficiency.

        By bringing quality within target range while simultaneously reducing operating costs, the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio can optimize efficiency throughout the production process. And it has never been easier to implement. While building a virtual sensor used to be a data science project, now, anyone can do it with just a few mouse clicks. In addition, Voith offers digital services that help you reduce operating costs.

        Make your paper production process even more efficient now with our leading digitalization solutions.
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        Let’s increase efficiency.

        By bringing quality within target range while simultaneously reducing operating costs, the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio can optimize efficiency throughout the production process. And it has never been easier to implement. While building a virtual sensor used to be a data science project, now, anyone can do it with just a few mouse clicks. In addition, Voith offers digital services that help you reduce operating costs.

        Make your paper production process even more efficient now with our leading digitalization solutions.

        Efficiency increase

          Advanced process control

          Voith’s advanced process control (APC) portfolio enables you to increase your profit by ensuring the production of the targeted paper quality at the lowest cost and with highest productivity.

          Advanced process visualization

          Advanced process visualization is the new way to visualize process data.
          Cloud-based apps running on OnCumulus offer intuitive user interfaces that are optimized for the different users in a paper mill.

          Digital Tools

            OnCall.Video

            OnCall.Video enables you a live audio-visual communication with a qualified Voith service specialist. The corresponding experts analyze your problems, derive suitable recommendations for action and support you in troubleshooting.
            Video - More languages BROCHURE SUCCESS STORY REQUEST DEMO

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            Let’s boost sustainable papermaking.

            As your trusted partner, we take responsibility for ensuring that as few resources as possible are used in the paper production process. Our digital solutions help you to exploit every available opportunity to reduce water, fiber and energy use. This is how we maximize your resource-efficiency and minimize your carbon footprint.

            Take advantage of our digitalization solutions to balance economic and environmental requirements in perfect harmony!
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            Let’s boost sustainable papermaking.

            As your trusted partner, we take responsibility for ensuring that as few resources as possible are used in the paper production process. Our digital solutions help you to exploit every available opportunity to reduce water, fiber and energy use. This is how we maximize your resource-efficiency and minimize your carbon footprint.

            Take advantage of our digitalization solutions to balance economic and environmental requirements in perfect harmony!

            Efficiency increase

              Advanced process control

              Voith’s advanced process control (APC) portfolio enables you to increase your profit by ensuring the production of the targeted paper quality at the lowest cost and with highest productivity.

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              Let’s go cloud.

              Our cloud solution OnCumulus allows you to digitally record and analyze paper production data in real time. The virtual machine model generated in the cloud provides you with important insights for a sustainable increase in production capacity and quality. OnCumulus provides app support for, among others, predicting production quality, preventing paper breaks, and prioritizing operational improvement opportunities.

              Use our cloud solution OnCumulus and join us in the digital future!
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              Let’s go cloud.

              Our cloud solution OnCumulus allows you to digitally record and analyze paper production data in real time. The virtual machine model generated in the cloud provides you with important insights for a sustainable increase in production capacity and quality. OnCumulus provides app support for, among others, predicting production quality, preventing paper breaks, and prioritizing operational improvement opportunities.

              Use our cloud solution OnCumulus and join us in the digital future!

              OnCumulus

                The starter pack for digitalization

                With OnCumulus, we ensure the smooth flow of information between your paper machine and the cloud, so you can call on your data anytime, anywhere – and from any device.
                OnCumulus is also the basis for new, advanced process control applications that will be released soon. And some of them you will even be able to test for free!

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                Let’s bring automation
                to the next level.

                For years, Voith Paper has been building production facilities worldwide that incorporate extensive automation processes. Our digitalization solutions exploit this enormous wealth of experience and, as a result, deliver more added value for our customers. This is how we’re creating the future of automation.

                Are you ready for QCS 4.0? Let us help you discover some unexpected opportunities.
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                Let’s bring automation
                to the next level.

                For years, Voith Paper has been building production facilities worldwide that incorporate extensive automation processes. Our digitalization solutions exploit this enormous wealth of experience and, as a result, deliver more added value for our customers. This is how we’re creating the future of automation.

                Are you ready for QCS 4.0? Let us help you discover some unexpected opportunities.

                Automation

                  OnControl.FieldInstruments

                  Field instruments such as valves and sensors are an essential part of any plant and are decisive for the optimal functioning of the production plant. Our proven OnControl.FieldInstruments are tailored to applications in the paper industry. We offer a completely integrated and standardized field instruments package, which means you benefit from simplified order processing and reduced spare parts inventory. In addition to reliable and punctual deliveries, you can also count on high product quality and reduced interfaces.

                  OnQuality
                  We provide comprehensive automation solutions for the pulp and paper industry worldwide. The core of the automation systems is the OnQuality Quality Control System (QCS). This reliable system is an intelligent and integrated concept that enables manufacturers to control and optimize production processes and product quality. This increases productivity and at the same time reduces operating and maintenance costs.
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                  OnQuality.Sensors

                  Close-up of the OnQuality.Sensors in a scanner.
                  OnQuality.Sensors are compact, robust and equipped with state-of-the-art technology. This includes an intelligent sensor and extensive diagnostic functions. In addition, easy access for maintenance purposes and system expansion is provided. The interfaces are user-friendly. All sensors feature the new processor card with powerful signal processing and standardized communication.
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                  OnQuality.Scanners

                  OnQuality.Scanners in a factory building.
                  All OnQuality.Scanners are developed and manufactured by experienced engineers thus guaranteeing high-quality products. The robust design with an integrated, stable measuring platform enables operation in the demanding environment of a paper mill. The high traversing speed of the scanners in combination with the fast signal processing delivers high-resolution profiles.
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                  OnQuality.Actuators

                  A number of OnQuality.Actuators are shown.
                  In paper production, the quality of the paper produced is highly dependent on the cross-profile of the product. As in many other manufacturing industries, the more uniform the better. In order to achieve optimum CD profile and thus good profile accuracy, Voith has developed the actuators of the OnQuality product family. They convince with their accuracy, even under the most demanding conditions, and are characterized by high-precision positioning.
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                  Let’s change the world – of paper.

                  Digital innovations are defining our era. At Voith, we remain focused on our customers’ needs. We work with you to exploit the opportunities of digitalization in paper manufacturing and, at the same time, make a vital contribution to increasing your long-term competitiveness. With our automation products and digitalization solutions from the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio, we offer state-of-the-art solutions. In agile, customer-centric development processes, we connect the user and engineering experience.

                  Shape the future of papermaking with us!
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                  Let’s change the world – of paper.

                  Digital innovations are defining our era. At Voith, we remain focused on our customers’ needs. We work with you to exploit the opportunities of digitalization in paper manufacturing and, at the same time, make a vital contribution to increasing your long-term competitiveness. With our automation products and digitalization solutions from the Papermaking 4.0 portfolio, we offer state-of-the-art solutions. In agile, customer-centric development processes, we connect the user and engineering experience.

                  Shape the future of papermaking with us!

                  OnEfficiency.BreakProtect

                    Detect, understand, and prevent paper break causes

                    Thanks to a unique AI algorithm and the process knowledge of Voith, OnEfficiency.BreakProtect not only warns of critical process states, which can lead to breaks, but also instructs how to get rid of them to prevent breaks.

                    Vision for future user interface

                      Optimized efficiency and user-friendliness

                      The new user interface with a modern style guide is part of Voith's design study for the paper production line of the future, in which digital innovations are used to significantly increase the competitiveness, efficiency and speed of paper production.

                      PAPER IS ON
                      37986000
                      So far, our customers saved 37.986 TEUR with OnEfficiency.DIP and OnEfficiency.Strength.
                      25
                      Using OnCare.Asset reduces your administrative effort by up to 25 %.
                      1000000
                      More than 1 million parts are available worldwide via the Voith Paper Webshop.
                      1200000000
                      Estimated savings potential with advanced process control in paper industry: 1,200 MEUR/year.

                      Product overview

                        References

                          The PM 11 of Laakirchen Papier.

                          Laakirchen Papier and Voith launch joint flagship project to digitize paper machines

                          Paper manufacturer Laakirchen Papier AG demonstrated its future focus and adaptability by rebuilding its PM 10 from recovered magazine paper to corrugated medium in 2017. The company is now entering the age of digitalization with a large-scale project. 

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                          How can we help you?

                            Asset Management

                            Richard Birkhold

                            Global Product Manager Asset management

                             

                            t +49 7321 37 3671

                            Condition Monitoring

                            Katja Benz

                            Global Product Manager Condition Monitoring

                             

                            t +49 7321 37 7105

                            Efficiency solutions

                            Maria Knauer

                            Global Product Manager Efficiency Solutions

                             

                            t +49 7321 37 9429

                            Automation

                            Oliver Kunerth

                            Global Product Manager Automation

                             

                            t +49 7321 37 7026

                            Digital Services

                            Service Hotline

                             

                            t +49 7321 37 3000

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