ABB to provide automation and power systems for New-Indy's Catawba mill
March 27, 2020
New-Indy Containerboard has chosen technology leader ABB to provide the integrated electrical and automation systems and equipment for its Columbia paper machine rebuild in Catawba, South Carolina, USA. New-Indy Containerboard is rebuilding its paper machine 3 to diversify its product capabilities.
The new technology and equipment being installed by ABB comprises paper machine and winder machine drive systems, ABB AbilityTM System 800xA Quality Control System, ABB AbilityTM System 800xA Open Control System, L&W Autoline for automated paper testing, as well as process motors and power products equipment. The integration of these systems will enable a single view of all production activities to ensure the highest levels of process efficiency, product quality, power stability and equipment reliability.
New-Indy operates three recycled brown paper mills and eight packaging facilities throughout the United States.