From a tight cooperation between Värö mill and Heat Management, a specific solution was developed that will materialize in a seamless integration of Heat Managements patented solution HISS.
Thierry Magne is the regional contact for Heat Management in Asia and France. We managed to catch him in his busy life in the fast-moving Asian Pulp and Paper industry. Thierry moved to Asia from France 13 years ago. He had a big interest in developing markets and loves the personal challenge to build something new. The Asian pulp and paper industry represented all that compared with the relatively slow growth in Europe in this field. Thierry: There is a big cultural difference between Asia and Europe. In Asia, the focus is on being fast and not wasting time in long discussions about improvement. In Asia, they always start to talk about how to solve problems and challenge the status quo. Thierry has spent almost 20 years of his professional life working with different types of solutions in the pulp and paper industry. He started as a sales manager for a Swedish company in 2007. Since 2019 he is representing Heat [...]
We’ve previously introduced Pontus Linder, Product Manager for the High Impact Soot System, and Martin Ellebro, our Chief Technical Officer. Now it’s time to introduce Erik Fors, Project Manager and implementation manager for our patented HISS solution. In this interview, we ask Erik about the projects he’s currently working on, the evolution and progress of HISS, and what companies need to know before even thinking of implementing the High Impact Sootblowing System (and how to utilize all the excess steam that comes with the implementation) Q: You work as a project Manager for HISS, how’s that like? Erik: I would say it is both exciting and stressful at the same time. The technology is exciting, and the projects have great potential for the customer, but we do install on sensitive equipment and we constantly must make sure everything works as intended. Q: The customers are starting to show more and more interest in HISS, can you explain why? Is it a coincidence that it happens [...]
The new orders are for a black liquor boiler in Iggesund, Sweden, and for a waste incineration plant in southern Sweden. What the customers have in common is that they want to use HISS to gain better control over their boiler and in this way improve the function. At the waste incineration plant, they want to reduce the wear caused by the steam sootblowers. They also want to reduce the amount of steam consumed and use it for generating energy. At Heat Management, we now have a strong tailwind partly due to sales of the HISS portfolio. Another thing that’s positive is how satisfied our existing customers are with their installations, showing improvements in many aspects, not only regarding steam savings, wear reduction, reduced pressure pulsations and increased load but also other improvements that are related to the stability of the boiler Details about the Iggesund black liquor boiler project: This project will include upgrading the existing control system for the 92 [...]
In our last interview article, we introduced Pontus Linder, our new Product Manager for HISS. In this newly written article, we’re focusing on Martin Ellebro, our CTO at Heat Management. Martin has been with us since the Infrafone years and has been a key asset for our progression. In this interview, we ask Martin about upcoming projects, the evolution of Heat Management and what the future holds for the Greentech industry Q: What does it mean to be CTO at Heat Management? Martin: It means you are involved in a lot of technical aspects in a field having a large impact on energy efficiency etc. The work involves evaluating the specific details at a plant looking for improvements, finding the optimal solutions, making theoretical models, evaluating operational data after having performed projects, developing our solutions, and also supporting our digital marketing. Q: What do you enjoy most about your work? What motivates you? Martin: I enjoy the interdisciplinary aspects in our projects and [...]
Spain is an interesting market in many aspects for Heat Management, partly because of its strong chemical pulp production industry, but also due to having many biofuel boilers. Since the olive oil industry is strong in Spain, a common fuel is based on olive residues. The fuel is rich in energy but can cause severe problems with deposits and fouling in the boiler system. In order to reduce downtime for manual cleaning, Infrasound cleaning will now be used to minimize the problems. Heat Management has now taken the first order within the Spanish olive-based fuel industry. The target is to improve efficiency, reduce downtime and generally improve the process. The fuel is renewable and environmentally friendly, which makes it attractive to use. Big thanks to our partner Per Hörnstein Per Hörnstein has a long experience in the process industry and a lot of knowledge of combusting systems and boilers. He graduated from Chalmers Technical University, in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1974 [...]