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AFT delivering new approach flow system to Smurfit Kappa Mexico

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AFT is set to deliver a complete approach flow system to the Smurfit Kappa board mill in Cerro Gordo, Mexico. Representatives from the mill visited AFT’s Varkaus Service Center to tour the facility and inspect their equipment – including a new MaxFlow™ HB 2200 headbox screen and POMp™ degassers. “Everything we saw was great. We really liked the quality of manufacture, welding, and design”, remarked Alberto Monterrubio, Process Engineer (Projects & Engineering) for Smurfit Kappa Mexico.

2023 12 13 090504In addition to the new approach flow system, AFT is also supplying system engineering, conceptual 3D layout and piping, and on-site services.  Designed with ease of maintenance, process optimization, and reduced power consumption in mind, all AFT products are supported by a global team of process and service experts. 

 AFT is pleased to have been selected for this project and looks forward to bringing the new equipment online safely and efficiently for Smurfit Kappa, a leading global provider of sustainable packaging solutions.

About AFT

AFT is a global supplier specialized in stock preparation, screening, refining and paper machine approach flow systems. With over 100 years of experience, we offer expert solutions that help mills produce more while using less energy, water and chemicals.  Our solutions are tailored to the customer’s furnish, their application and the end product being produced in order to optimize their return on investment.  For more information, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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