PMT Italia to Upgrade PM 5 at Hiang Seng Fibre Container in Thailand

March 21, 2014 - PMT Italia said that it will supply Hiang Seng Fibre Container Co., Ltd. with key components for the company's PM 5 at Hiang Seng's mill in Samut Sakorn, Thailand.

PM 5, with a 6.2 meter wide wire and a design speed of 900 m/min, will produce premium quality Liner and Fluting, mainly using locally sourced OCC (Old Corrugated Containers).

The scope of supply includes a new forming section along with two new headboxes, a top forming unit and new drainage tables. The press section will be equipped with an ÆGO™ FLX SHOE press while the dry end of the machine will see a new ÆGO SIZER P and paper run optimisation along the dryer section with new smarstabi boxes and smarstabi rolls. A new ÆGO WINDER 6000 will complete the scope.

Other parts of the machine will also be upgraded in close cooperation between Hiang Seng's and PMT's engineers.

According to PMT, the project is expected to improve Hiang Seng's production capacity.

Hiang Seng Fibre Container is one of the largest paper mills in Thailand with the capacity to produce 1,500 tonnes per day of containerboard and kraft papers.