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Wayagamack completes start-up


December 31, 2003
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Kruger Inc. has successfully started up the new PM 4 at their Wayagamack mill located in Trois-Rivires, QC.

Kruger Inc. has successfully started up the new PM 4 at their Wayagamack mill located in Trois-Rivires, QC.
The Metso-supplied machine began operation in November, 2003 with coating operations beginning on November 6. The start-up went smoothly and the first paper produced through the complete line was salable.
The new machine is one of the most sophisticated to date in North America. It is designed to produce in the range of 220,000 tons per year of ultra light-weight coated (ULWC) paper (28lb to 40 lb) at speeds up to 1500 m/min (5000 ft/min). Machine speed is currently set at 1210 m/min (3970 ft/min). Printing trials were run on production from the machine and the customer was very pleased with the results.

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