Stora Enso Narew Mill Producing Testliner and Fluting on New PM 5

Stora Enso's new PM 5 in Poland has the capacity to produce 455,000 metric tons per year of testliner and fluting.

July 15, 2013 - Voith said that a paper machine, PM 5, that it supplied to Stora Enso Narew in Ostroleka, Poland, successfully went into operation earlier this year.

Along with installation and start-up, various services such as Mill Consulting and Total Roll Management were included in the delivery.

“Our focus was on low investment costs and energy saving during operation of the mill,” said Ari Saarnio, Project Director for Stora Enso Narew PM 5. “Within the first few weeks, the PM 5 was already operated with 100% of its design capacity.”

With a wire width of 8,600 mm, PM 5 produces around 455,000 metric tons of testliner and fluting annually in a basis weight range of 65-140 g/m˛. The operating speed is 1,600 m/min.