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Metso-supplied paper machine exceeds design capacity


September 1, 2010
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Less than five months after its start-up in March, the new PM 2 paper machine at Propapier PM2 GmbH in Eisenhttenstadt, Germany, exceeded its design capacity of 2,090 tonnes per day.

Less than five months after its start-up in March, the new PM 2 paper machine at Propapier PM2 GmbH in Eisenhttenstadt, Germany, exceeded its design capacity of 2,090 tonnes per day.

On July 23, 2010 PM 2 produced 2,099 tonnes of corrugating medium (Wellenstoff) and testliner 3 at an average basis weight of 109 g/m2. Machine efficiency reached 99.2 %. This achievement was made possible by optimization work performed by the whole Propapier team in co-operation with Metso.

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Propapier PM2 GmbH is part of Progroup AG, a group of companies offering products and services for the corrugated board-converting industry. After the start-up of PM 2, the annual tonnage of Progroup AG’s two paper mills equals 1 million tonnes of containerboard.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. Metso, www.metso.com


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