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Hamburger Hungaria Starts-up New Voith PM

July 24, 2009 - Hamburger Hungaria Ltd, member of the Prinzhorn Group, has started up a new containerboard machine in Dunaujvaros, 70 km South of Budapest.

The new PM 7 – delivered by Voith – has a wire width of 8,600 mm and design speed of 1,500 m/min. The machine has an annual production capacity of about 400,000 tons of corrugating medium and testliner in a basis weight range of 70-150 g/m2.

According to Voith, start-up was on schedule with paper production in mid-June 2009.

The packaging paper machine delivered by Voith produced the very first paper of 90 g/m˛ with a record speed of 1,225 m/min. The owner, Hamburger Hungária Kft. Containerboard, is part of the Austrian Hamburger Group and operates Hungary's largest paper mill at the Dunaujvaros site.

PM 7 runs on a 100% recycled stock basis, Voith said.

The project also included an extensive automation package from Voith.

Hamburger Hungaria is part of the Austrian Hamburger Group and operates Hungary's largest paper mill at the Dunaujvaros site.

SOURCE: Voith




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