Voith to Supply Bank Note Paper Mill India with Two Paper Machines

Bank Note Paper Mill India's mill site at Mysore, Karnataka, India.

August 27, 2012 - Voith said that it will supply Bank Note Paper Mill India (BNPM) with two bank note paper machines for the company's new paper mill in Mysore, India.

The project involves two entire production lines, including all paper machine clothing.

Each of the two machines has a wire width of 2,800 mm and produces high-quality bank note paper with a basis weight of 90 g/m, Voith said.

The annual production capacity per machine is 6,000 metric tons, Voith added.

BNPM a joint venture between Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India Limited, a wholly owned Public Sector Undertaking of Government of India under Ministry of Finance and Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India, engaged in setting up of a Bank Note Paper Mill at Mysore, Karnataka, India with a capacity of 12,000 tons per year.

The mill construction project will be completed in two phases (production capacity of 6000 tpy in each phase), with the commissioning of the 1st phase scheduled for October 2013 and the 2nd phase by April 2014.

SOURCE: Voith and BNPM