Voith rebuilds Hedemora disc filter at Sappi in Kirkniemi, Finland
Impressed by the concept for the new filter technology with BaglessPlus, Sappi decided to also commission Voith to rebuild an Ahlström disc filter at its mill in Kirkniemi during this year’s scheduled summer shutdown.
Sappi is a leading global producer of premium quality fine paper. In Europe, Sappi Fine Paper Europe has a production capacity of 3.5 million metric tons of fine paper and 1.1 million metric tons of pulp per year. At Sappi Finland Operations Oy in Kirkniemi, 70 km from Helsinki, 760,000 metric tons of coated writing and printing paper is produced annually from locally sourced wood.
About Voith Paper
Voith Paper is a Group Division of Voith and is one of the leading partners and pioneers in the paper industry. Through constant innovations, Voith Paper is optimizing the paper manufacturing process, focusing on developing resource-conserving products to reduce the use of energy, water and fibers. Furthermore, Voith Paper offers a broad service portfolio for all sections of the paper manufacturing process.
About the company
Voith sets standards in the markets for energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials, transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, Voith employs more than 20,000 people, generates €4.3 billion in sales, operates in over 60 countries around the world and is one of the biggest family owned companies in Europe.*
* Excluding the discontinued Group Division Voith Industrial Services.