Voith supplies complete process line for corrugated board base papers to Schoellershammer
The new PM 6 will be designed to a wire width of 6,300 mm and a speed of 1,200 m/min. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2016. Voith’s scope of delivery includes the entire production line featuring state-of-the-art technology: The complete stock preparation to produce short and long fiber stock from 100% recovered paper, a DuoFormer Base with a MasterJet Pro G headbox including ModuleJet and a DuoCentri NipcoFlex press to increase surface quality on the face side, as well as a SpeedFlow sizing unit. The dryer section will be equipped with ProRelease+ and DuoStabilizers, ensuring stable web pickup. The scope of delivery further includes a MasterReel winder for master reels with a diameter of 3.8 m and a VariFlex winder.
Voith will also supply the entire automation and clothing package. The order is rounded out with a five-year contract comprising services, fabrics and screen baskets.
Key points for Schoellershammer in selecting its supplier were Voith’s reference projects in the field of sophisticated, light packaging papers, the supply of the entire manufacturing line and the overall concept, which takes the energy efficiency of the process into account.
The Schoellershammer paper mill, of Heinrich August Schoeller Söhne GmbH & Co. KG, was founded in 1784. Today, the mill produces approx. 230,000 metric tons/a corrugated board base papers on a paper machine with a width of 5,000 mm. The company employs 229 staff and has annual sales of some 100 million euros. The new PM 6 will provide employment for 85 staff in Düren, Germany.