Rockwell Automation supplies drives and controls to SCA Tissue
Rockwell Automation will supply PowerFlex 700S drives, ControlLogix master control and Rockwell Automation Premier System Human Machine Interface utilizing PanelView 1500 drop-in panels with RSView graphics. TeamSupport 360 continuous live monitoring will be provided by the Rockwell Automation Cleveland, Ohio command center. The project also includes Quality Control and DCS Systems by Voith Paper Automation utilizing Rockwell Automations ControlLogix equipment.
We chose the combination of Voith Paper Automation and Rockwell Automation because we felt their equipment and technology was the best currently available in terms of accuracy, an intuitive operator interface, and the ability to self-maintain, stated Mark Phiscator, director of engineering and technology, SCA Tissue. Furthermore, Voith Papers business is paper, so there are a lot of synergies and embedded technologies available." The SCA Tissue Barton mill currently manufactures 100,000 tons of tissue each year. With the new machine, annual production is expected to increase to 170,000 tons. Start-up of the new machine is planned for late summer of 2008.
SCA Tissue North America is one of North Americas largest manufacturers of disposable napkin, tissue, towel and wiper products made from 100% recycled materials for the away-from-home market. With annual sales of $1 billion, the company employs 2,400 people. SCA Tissue is headquartered in Philadelphia and has sites in Neenah and Menasha, Wis.; South Glens Falls and Greenwich, N.Y.; Barton, Ala.; Alsip, Ill., and in Flagstaff and Bellemont, Ariz.
SCA Tissue NA is a division of SCA Americas and is owned by SCA, a global consumer goods and paper company with headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Globally, SCA produces tissue, packaging solutions, publication papers and solid wood products. Additionally, SCA manufactures and distributes personal care products such as Serenity and TENA. It conducts business in 50 countries, employs 50,000 people, and has annual sales of $13 billion.
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage in their businesses. The company brings together leading global brands in industrial automation which include Allen-Bradley controls and services and Rockwell Software factory management software. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., the company employs about 19,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.
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