Pulp and Paper

From Woodyard to Winder

control system engineering for paper and pulp industry

Quad Plus is an industry leading system integrator providing sectional drive systems and industrial process control systems for the pulp and paper industry. We offer a full range of integrated solutions, including conceptual design, project engineering, and project management. We also provide solutions for system hardware, panel build, installation services, and commissioning services along with post installation support. Once you’re up and running, we stay with you to provide extensive after sales service, remote support, and onsite service to keep your systems operating efficiently.

We have completed projects on containerboard, uncoated recycled paperboard (URB), fine paper, and tissue & towel.

Why Quad Plus?

Our in-depth knowledge of products and applications allows us to provide the best solution for your specific operation. We will take the time to understand your individual needs and install systems from the ground up, including 3D modeling of control system enclosures to ensure your requirements are met.

We partner with major hardware manufacturers and offer integrated solutions that include the precise hardware solutions you need. Our strategic relationships with hardware manufacturing partners also allows us to provide your preferred solution at competitive pricing.

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Pulp and Paper System Solutions

We have proven concepts that have been successfully applied to sectional paper machines, winders/rewinders, stock prep and process control, basis weight and moisture gauging control, and roll handling. No matter what stage of industrial paper system integration you are in, we can help. Our service team has the expertise to build, power, and maintain every system from the most clear-cut setup to the most complicated.

Proven Process Design

analyze and engineer your pulp and paper production control system

Our 3D modeling process provides a visual representation of your setup so problems can be anticipated and solved before production begins. Whether you supply the specifications or our team works directly with your maintenance manager to learn about existing equipment, we can create diagrams and plan the next steps.


paper production control system cabinet

During the conceptual stage of your project, we start with prototype development to detect problems before they happen. We test theories on a small scale and work out problems before production. The result is lower costs and greater accuracy with your final installation.

Turnkey Integration

turnkey control system services for pulp and paper industry

Coordinating with multiple vendors is frustrating and stressful at best. With a single point of contact, you’ll enjoy a fully-integrated solution from design and development to manufacturing and implementation. We also offer complete system integration via interfacing with many converting peripherals including web guide systems, coating delivery systems, dryers, treaters, UV & E-beam curing, and gauging systems.

Premium Support

repair service on primary paper production equipment and industrial control systems

We provide secure, remote diagnostics and on-site service and repairs. That means faster troubleshooting and less downtime. Plus, we partner directly with control systems parts manufacturers to save you time and money.

Your Pulp and Paper Plant Experts

Our process engineers are industry experts, not general engineers. They understand the paper chemistry and paper production process. We know the business inside and out because we have experience across many companies and other clients. We have also worked on old and new machines, and we have a strong history of paper mill process improvement.

Integrated Mill

paper production systems integrator

We understand all steps required in the new paper creation process, from debarking all the way to the final drying and rolling process. Quad Plus process engineers can help your paper plant run smoothly and efficiently, minimizing downtown and increasing profitability.

Recycled Paper Mill

post-consumer product and paper recycling industrial control systems

Recycling is important for our communities as well as our industries, that’s why Quad Plus specializes in the post-consumer product recycling process. From the initial grind up to de-inking and beyond, we understand the movement to bring process improvement and automation to life.

Technical Expertise

Quad Plus will enhance, automate, and increase production of your paper mill. Our specialists work with you to improve stock preparation with new and proven design techniques, automation and instrumentation improvements. We can assist you with machine controls upgrades utilizing the latest in drive control technologies. Quad Plus goes beyond your primary paper needs by supporting all your secondary paper and converting needs as well. Learn more by visiting our Converting industry page.

Machine Drives and Controls

drives and controls systems for paper and pulp mill

Quad Plus is an industry leader for drive, drive system, process automation, control packaging, and power delivery solutions. Application expertise, specific to the pulp and paper process, provides the Quad Plus team with the knowledge base to deliver superior engineered solutions.

Gauging Systems

gauge calibration for primary paper and pulp mill production

Paper gauges can ensure proper paper thickness and weight, but they must be calibrated. Quad Plus has expertise in gauge calibration for exceptional results. Our gauging systems can improve Machine Direction (MD) and Cross Machine Direction (CD) profiles using the latest in Beta or Terahertz technology.

Winder Processes

paper and pulp slitter and rewinder alignment using industrial controls

Our engineers will ensure the winder can unwind large parent rolls, slit & trim them, then rewind the product into usable customer-sized rolls. To prevent creeping, wrinkles, corrugations, and baggy ends, our team will make sure proper tension is maintained.

Machine Upgrade and Automating Processes

machine and system upgrade for industrial paper production in a pulp mill

Older machines may be on the verge of a shutdown. We put automation processes in place to modernize old equipment, reduce the cost of production, and make them profitable.

We are at our best when presented with a problem from our clients. We help improve processes to save our customers time and money.

Services Available

Quad Plus offers a wide variety of services to assist you no matter where you are in the system integration lifecycle. For new builds, we offer design and project management services, for existing plants, we can make your operation run smoother and more efficient. For plants with obsolete control systems, we can assist with retrofits and upgrades. No matter your business need, we have you covered!

control system integration life cycle
control system integration life cycle

Let’s Get to Work

Quad Plus Auto Shredder Drive Solutions Booth at the ISRI Recycling Trade Show

Do you need old manufacturing system equipment modernized? A fresh build from the ground up? Are malfunctions or inefficient processes getting in the way of meeting your paper and pulp production goals? No matter what stage of pulp and paper you are in, we can help. Our team has the expertise to build, power, and maintain every integrated system from the most straightforward setup to the most complex. Once your manufacturing line project is complete, our experts are available to make sure you stay up and running.

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