YOUNGSVILLE, N.C.—Xerium Technologies Inc. received its 500th order for its Smart Technology System.
The firm said the machine automation system continues to grow on traditional paper, paperboard and tissue machines, but has also been applied in other applications—like nonwovens and the building products industries.
Xerium said the latest generation of its Smart Technology measures and displays machine direction nip with, machine direction pressure profile and cross machine direction pressure profile. It also includes enhanced connectivity software for mill computer systems and supports multi-nip roll positions for simultaneous analysis.
“Smart Technology continues to provide our customers with critical information they need to instantly monitor, adjust and troubleshoot their machines which historically was a static process requiring costly machine downtime,” Bill Butterfield, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Xerium, said in a statement.
Xerium is a global provider of industrial consumable products and services, consisting of 27 manufacturing facilities in 12 countries with about 3,200 employees.