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Voith to Rebuild Board Machine for Grigeo Klaipėdos Kartonas in Lithuania

corrugated medium After the rebuild, the board machine will have the capacity to produce 130,000 tonnes per year of corrugated medium and testliner in a basis weight range of 90 – 200 g/m2.

June 17, 2016 – Voith announced that it will rebuild a board machine for Grigeo Klaipėdos Kartonas AB in Klaipeda, western Lithuania.

According to Voith, the primary focus of the rebuild project is to increase the machine's capacity by 30% and improve product quality.

The rebuild of the board machine is the first step of a three-phased investment program to double the company's production capacity within the next three to five years.

Voith will rebuild the wire section and deliver new drives for the dryer section.

Voith expects to complete the project in the third quarter of 2016.

After the rebuild, the board machine will have the capacity to produce 130,000 tonnes per year of corrugated medium and testliner in a basis weight range of 90 – 200 g/m2.

Machine furnish will be OCC (old corrugated containers), Voith noted.

Voith Paper, a division of the Voith Group, offers new machines for the production of graphic papers, board and packaging grades, specialty or tissue papers. The company also offers rebuilds, and pulp and paper related products and services. For more information, visit www.voithpaper.com.

SOURCE: Voith