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Voith to supply recycled stock prep system for Domtar mill conversion


August 14, 2020
By P&PC Staff

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Domtar has contracted Voith to provide a complete recycled stock preparation system for the recently announced conversion of the Kingsport Mill in Kingsport, Tennessee.

The system includes Voith’s BlueLine products including water, sludge and reject handling systems, which the company says will maximize both efficiency and quality.

The installation of the new system is expected to be complete in 2022.

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“Domtar and Voith have a longstanding relationship in many areas and we are happy to be partnering with them as they enter the containerboard market,” says David Buchanan, president, Voith Paper North America, in a statement.

“This system will provide the machinery and technology so that their mill will operate with the highest quality fibre with minimum water and energy consumption. With our system, Domtar will be able to produce an excellent sheet quality for their end customers.”