PMT Italia to Rebuild PM 1 for United Paper Industries in Kuwait

Nov. 30, 2012 - United Paper Industries Co. has selected PMT Italia as the supplier of a major rebuild of their PM#1, located in Shuaiba Industrial Area, Kuwait.

The 2.6 meter-wide machine produces sack kraft as well as fluting and test liner and uses locally sourced OCC (Old Corrugated Containers) as its primary raw material.

According to PMT, the rebuild is expected to improve the paper machine's production capacity and enhance paper strength properties.

Start up is planned for the fourth quarter of 2013, PMT said.

PMT is a global paper machinery producer, able to provide suppliers of every kind of paper with advanced equipment from headbox through winder, including integrated projects with basic or detailed engineering of associated auxiliary plants.