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BillerudKorsnäs awards further orders to Voith: Rebuild and relocation of 2 MG paper machines

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BillerudKorsnäs has awarded Voith with another two orders. One is for the rebuild of the existing PM7 in Skärblacka, Sweden, and the other one is for the relocation of PM7 of BillerudKorsnäs from Tervasaari, Finland to Sweden. The relocated production line will become the PM10 at the Skärblacka mill.

voith logo 2013Voith will equip the PM7 in Skärblacka with a film press unit for surface treatment of the MG papers. The scope of supply for the PM7 also includes a steam-heated hot air dryer for contactless drying following the surface treatment as well as a drying-hood in the new after-dryer section.

The relocation of the production line for MG paper from Tervasaari to Skärblacka will be project managed by Voith, which will also be responsible for the entire logistics, the basic and detail engineering and the disassembly, installation and commissioning of the production line. Under the contract, Voith will carry out a safety audit on the existing machine, prepare a master plan for preserving and repairing parts to be moved and refurbish corroded components. Voith will also deliver a new soft calander and steam box for PM10.

About Voith Paper
Voith Paper is a corporate division of Voith and is one of the leading partners and pioneers in the paper industry. Through constant innovations, Voith Paper is optimizing the paper manufacturing process, focusing on developing resource-conserving products to reduce the use of energy, water and fibers. Furthermore, Voith Paper offers a broad service portfolio for all sections of the paper manufacturing process.

About the company
For 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees around the world. Founded in 1867, Voith today has around 19,000 employees, sales of €4.3 billion and locations in more than 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe. Being a technology leader, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive.

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