Parenco contracts with Voith to deliver rebuild of newsprint paper machine to packaging paper production line
The complex, turn-key scope of work includes a new stock preparation with the rebuild and upgrade of existing equipment. The project will utilize the existing TMP and Deinking plant buildings.
Voith will provide a rebuild of the recycled fiber plant and the Wet End Process. The paper machine will be equipped with a new two-layer headbox, NipcoFlex shoe press, SpeedFlow sizing unit and after dryer section. The Process Line Package includes all auxiliaries, electrics, DCS, starch preparation, pumps and piping, automation control system and engineering. Besides civil works and all erection, training and start-up services will be carried out by Voith.
Once completed, the project will increase the mill's capacity by approximately 385,000 t/a, with production focused on testliner and medium grades. The conversion from newspaper to packaging grades will help to position Parenco as a highly competitive supplier in the packaging market, and broadens Parenco’s paper making activities.