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Packaging Paper Machines

Great packaging that conserves resources

Packaging Paper Machines

The range of use of packaging papers

    In an era of growing e-commerce, packaging paper is becoming increasingly important. As a full-line supplier for packaging paper machines we provide efficient yet resource-conserving solutions, such as production based on 100 percent recovered paper.

    Together with board, packaging paper constitutes the largest portion of packaging material, even more than glass, metal or plastic. It is multi-purpose, clean and flexible.

    Packaging accounts for about half of all worldwide paper consumption

    Among the types of packaging paper are all kinds of corrugated cardboard, kraft paper for paper bags and classic brown packaging paper, as well as the cover layers of plasterboard. As a rule, a high portion of recovered paper is common to all of them. They perform important functions in merchandise management: protection from damage during transport and storage, as information carriers or purely for image enhancement.

    For this reason, the quality and functionality requirements that packaging paper has to meet differ widely. Generally, worldwide demand for paper, cardboard and paperboard for packaging applications is rising steadily. Nowadays, packaging accounts for about half of all worldwide paper consumption.

    At the same time, the industry is facing the challenge of constantly having to adapt packaging papers to current trends in design, ecological compatibility, protective and advertising functions. In the process, numerous conditions have to be considered, such as the suitability and compatibility of the materials for the packaged goods, statutory regulations on hygiene, packaging regulation provisions, marketing aspects, and of course, cost. In this context, we work with our customers to provide tailor-made solutions for each application.

    We are experts for packaging paper machines

    As a single-source supplier for packaging paper machines, we also focus on efficient and resource-conserving solutions, such as production based on 100 percent recovered paper. By working closely with our customers, we repeatedly achieve breakthroughs in machine speed and grammage. For our customers, this has a clear economic benefit, as more goods can be produced in a shorter time.

    Packaging paper machines - How can we help you?

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      News from the world of paper

        Nextlevel online is the news portal for the paper industry by Voith Paper. We provide up-to-date information about paper manufacturing and paper technology.

        Engineered for success

          Engineered for success

            From newsprint to packaging paper: Voith and LEIPA set new benchmark with the PM 5 in Schwedt

            In Schwedt, Voith has converted the LEIPA Group’s PM 5 from a newsprint to a packaging paper machine. On 19 April 2018, the acceptance and handover of the machine of the Schwedt PM 5 project was signed early at LEIPA Georg Leinfelder GmbH, with effect on 13 April. As a result, the Voith team on site managed to bring the entire machine, consisting of a BlueLine OCC stock preparation line, DIP stock preparation line and XcelLine paper machine up to handover quality just 19 days after ‘stock on wire’.

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            Schoellershammer PM 6 gets off to a great start

            In December 2016, the new PM 6 packaging paper machine went into operation at Schoellershammer in Düren, Germany. It is designed to produce light corrugated base board. In response to the question of why the company opted for Voith to supply the technology, Schoellershammer Managing Director Armin Vetter mentioned two reasons: 'It was important for us to get a full-line supplier on board who could deliver everything from a single source, from the conveyor system for the recovered paper to the winder. Voith submitted a convincing package in the shape of BlueLine for the stock preparation and the new XcelLine paper machine.'

            Rebuild of Jass Schwarza PM 1

            Production increase thanks to web stabilization and "Clean Design"

            In September 2015, Voith rebuilt the dryer section of PM 1 at the Adolf Jass paper mill in Schwarza, Rudolstadt. The aim of the rebuild was to increase the maximum production speed for low grammages from 1,400 to 1,500 m/min and at the same time maintain the already excellent machine efficiency.

            Services and products for papermaking

              As a system vendor we aim to support our customers throughout the entire value creation process, so we are expanding our service locations worldwide, adapting our range of services to customer needs and also adopting new approaches to service with Papermaking 4.0.

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                Coating & sizing

                Coating & Sizing

                For demanding print results that are brilliant in detail, very closed and smooth surfaces are required. As this cannot be obtained optimally with even highly calendered uncoated papers, the corresponding papers or paper boards are upgraded through a coat application.

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing
                DynaLayer

                DynaLayer, Voith's latest curtain coater, enables excellent application of color with an unprecedented design that works completely without enclosure.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing
                SpeedFlow

                The Voith SpeedFlow coating unit provides ideal film application due to its multi-jet nozzles giving optimum availability.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing
                SpeedSizer AT

                SpeedSizer AT applies the film uniformly and flawlessly, thereby improving paper characteristics, penetration and surface coverage.

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                • Non-contact drying

                Non-contact drying

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                CB-Turn

                The CB-Turn is a contactless web turning system. A homogenous and controlled cushion of air turns the paper web from the coating units into the drying section.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                HCB-Turn

                The HCB-Turn is a combination hot-air drying and non-contact web turning system. It is used after coating units to ensure a stable web run.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                InfraAir

                The InfraAir systems from Voith are contact-less drying systems that transfer thermal energy to the web via radiation, ensuring uniform heating of the web.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                InfraElectric

                InfraElectric is a contactless drying system that is used in pre-drying after coating units. Continuous power control allows precise output control from 0 to 100%.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                InfraMatic

                The InfraMatic infrared drying system corrects the moisture cross profile with gas-heated infrared radiators. It facilitates continuous moisture control by zone on running webs and increases product quality.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                IntegratedDryer

                The IntegratedDryer combines infrared and air drying and is used after the coating units. As it recovers heat by means of thermal coupling, it is especially energy saving.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                MCB-Dryer

                Voith MCB dryers are hot air dryers that allow gentle, contactless drying of the paper web with high thermal efficiency.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Non-contact drying
                qDry Pro

                qDry Pro is a space- and energy-saving drying concept that combines infrared and air drying. The energetically coupled air hood is heated solely by the IR waste heat and thus does not require its own heat source.

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                • Optimization

                Optimization

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Optimization
                CleanLine

                Voith’s CleanLine offers a complete range of cleaning systems to cover every section of your paper machine.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Optimization
                SpeedRod M

                SpeedRod M is an optimization in the area of the rod holder on coating units. The system ensures fast, easy and safe replacement of wear parts. As a result, unplanned downtimes can be reduced significantly.

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                • Rolls

                Rolls

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Rolls
                EvoCoat B coater backing roll

                The EvoCoat B coater backing roll supports the paper web and guides it past the applicator and coating blade. A stable coating profile can be achieved shortly after startup.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Rolls
                EvoSize

                EvoSize applicator rolls transfer size or coating color onto web of a paper machine. The specific roll design ensures high film quality.

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                • Tail threading

                Tail threading

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Tail threading
                PrevoSystems

                PrevoSystems are fully automated threading systems that ensure the highest level of safety for the operating personnel and short threading times.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Tail threading
                Tail Threading and Cutting

                PrevoSystems from Voith are fully automated threading and cutting systems. They ensure safety, reliable threading processes and short threading times.

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                • Air Systems

                Air Systems

                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Air Systems
                Air systems for paper production

                Voith has developed a complete range of ventilation solutions for new machines as well as existing systems for the paper industry.

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                Packaging papers | Paper machine | Coating & sizing | Air Systems
                Hoods and machine ventilation technology

                The hood and associated machine ventilation system form the core of each drying section. The dewpoint of the hood has a direct impact on the energy costs for drying.

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