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ANDRITZ Acquires Machine Vision Specialist Procemex in Finland

Procemex web inspection

June 4, 2024 - ANDRITZ today announced that it has acquired Procemex, a provider of integrated web monitoring and web inspection solutions for the pulp and paper industry. The company is based in Jyväskylä, Finland.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ANDRITZ noted that Procemex's smart camera-based solutions help customers ensure product quality and minimize costly production downtime. With 20 years of industry experience, Procemex has delivered over 1,000 systems to customers worldwide. It has a team of more than 100 vision systems experts and operates from Finland and subsidiaries in Germany, Japan, and the US.

"Procemex's advanced solutions perfectly complement our product portfolio for improving plant operations in the pulp and paper industry," said Jarno Nymark, ANDRITZ Executive Board Member responsible for the Pulp & Paper business area. "Machine vision systems are a fundamental building block for plant autonomy. We look forward to welcoming the Procemex team to ANDRITZ and working together to provide the best customer support."

The integration of Procemex solutions complements ANDRITZ's portfolio of intelligent instruments that enable customer mills to operate more efficiently and more autonomously.

ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue.


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