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Voith to Supply BillerudKorsnäs with New Board Machine in Sweden

Voith XcelLine board machine The new machine will have a design speed of 1.200 m/min and produce liquid packaging board, carton board, food service board and white kraft liner.

Jan. 12, 2017 - Voith will supply BillerudKorsnäs' Gruvön mill in Sweden with a fully-equipped XcelLine board machine. The machine will have a design speed of 1.200 m/min and produce liquid packaging board, carton board, food service board and white kraft liner.

According to Voith, the XcelLine machine offers fast and easy start-up, excellent value for money, pioneering technologies, ease of use and integrated solutions.

The scope of delivery includes a three-ply wire section including a Duo DII hybrid former, equipped with two state of the art DuoShake units, a Tandem NipcoFlex shoe press with SolarPress roll cover and drying section equipped with EvoDry steel cylinders as well as multiple coating and calendering stations and a VariFlex L winding unit.

A core part of the delivery will be the Papermaking 4.0 features OnEfficiency Forming and OnCare which will give full online control of all process data. As a result of the OnEfficiency Forming, dewatering, retention and flocculation are stabilized and coordinated at the same time. The OnCare package ensures efficient maintenance of the entire paper machine.

Beside the delivery, Voith will provide training for operators and maintenance teams.

Start-up of the new machine is expected in the first quarter of 2019.

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