Efficient, digital, sustainable

    Rebuilds or optimisations? Voith offers you the right solution with decades of experience in the paper industry and expertise in rebuilding all kinds of paper machines – from major rebuilds to the optimisation of individual process steps.


    Rebuild rather than new investment

      With our rebuild solutions, we offer you attractive alternatives for increasing the profitability and competitiveness of existing machines. A rebuild can achieve the same objectives as a brand-new machine – without major new investment.

      What we offer:

      Expert support with customised delivery volumes
      Innovative components, technologies and digital service concepts
      Appropriate packages for spare and wear parts

      Your journey to a successful rebuild

        1. Advice

        We advise our customers with our decades of experience in the paper industry and expertise in rebuilding all kinds of paper machines.
        For a rebuild, we focus on our customers’ ROI.

        2. Definition

        We use the latest technologies, such as 3D scans, to come up with the ideal offer.

        3. Execution

        Our expert teams support the execution phase with professional project management in order to achieve the agreed project targets.
        Once the rebuild is complete and up and running, we stay in contact with our customers and focus on the achievement of further targets.

        Well positioned for Varel rebuild

          The Varel paper mill is increasing the web width on the pope roller, making use of Voith’s extensive expertise. The Voith team will increase the widths of the first dryer group, the existing headboxes, the wire and press sections and the Fourdrinier wire. Innovative technologies allow total output to be increased by 15 per cent and energy costs to be reduced.

          Our decision to go with Voith out of several conceivable rebuild solutions paid off. The cooperative and excellent rebuild planning ensured that the rebuild was completed on time.
          Ulrich Lange, Managing Director of Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel GmbH

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          Individual optimisation

            There is no minimum or maximum scope for our optimisation solutions – we are guided entirely by your needs and requirements. Our aim is always efficient and resource-saving papermaking for our customers.

            What we offer:

            Individual project offerings for your optimisation
            Increased efficiency through adjustment to market requirements
            Quality assurance for stock preparation, paper machines and winders

            Benefits for you

              1. Voith expertise

              Our expert knowledge is based on 150 years of experience as the paper industry’s leading plant provider. We have the experience required to carry out optimisations as quickly as possible, restricting downtime to a minimum.

              2. Assured quality

              Products that exceed your expectations. We work to ensure optimal performance and safe operation of process line equipment, systems and machine sections.

              3. Next-level service

              We offer our customers access to expert support at any time and from any location. This means fast availability, individual service solutions and the use of our extensive knowledge.

              Robust product solutions for your needs

                Everything from a single, reliable source. Individual optimisations from Voith allow you to improve your competitiveness, increase your flexibility, reduce downtimes and web breaks, and increase efficiency. Discover our unique product and service portfolio.



                With its new product DuoShake Digital Generation, Voith is taking the next step on its journey to Papermaking 4.0. A paper mill in the United States that produces recycled linerboard wanted to optimise the sheet strength and basis weight of its product while maximising machine speed.

                With the application of DuoShake DG, the mill has seen the following improvements:

                • A boost in machine speed, which means increased production
                • Enhanced sheet stability
                • Improved availability and serviceability
                • Overall better sheet appearance
                CleanLine Extract4D SmoothRun

                CleanLine Extract4D SmoothRun

                CleanLine is a comprehensive range of fabric cleaners that meets the challenging demands and conditions across the entire paper machine.

                Your benefits with CleanLine Service include:

                • Ensured equipment availability, reliability and safety
                • Increased runability and productivity of your paper machine
                • Minimised maintenance efforts and increased efficiency
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                This partial optimisation plays a key role in the rebuild for Papierfabrik August Koehler SE.

                Reliable and short threading processes with the fully automated PrevoSystem.

                • Higher runability and productivity
                • Increased safety for operating personnel
                • Reduced production loss after a restart of the paper machine


                As full-line supplier for the entire papermaking process, Voith assumes comprehensive responsibility for building a new paper machine for the Obbola paper mill in Umeå, Sweden.

                Voith’s technology is a crucial factor here.

                • Significant capacity increase with higher production speeds
                • Better winding results by avoiding winding defects
                • Reduced mechanical stress on the winder minimises maintenance requirements

                Your contact at Voith

                  Our worldwide network offers you a wide range of tailored services, individual offerings and innovative products with highly qualified experts on-site.

                  Voith Paper


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