June 29, 2021 - ANDRITZ has received an order from Mayr-Melnhof Karton to rebuild its KM3 at its mill in Frohnleiten, Austria. The aim of the rebuild is to increase production as well as improve quality and the ecological footprint.
KM3, which produces recycled folding boxboard (chromo duplex quality) in a range of 230 - 450 gsm, has a design speed of 800 m/min and a wire width of 5 meters.
The scope of supply comprises:
ANDRITZ will also adapt the automation system of the stock preparation lines for board machines KM2 and KM3 in Frohnleiten. The upgraded automation system will enable high equipment availability as well as fast and easy operation and maintenance. The modifications will be made in several stages, with final completion planned for 2022.
Start-up of KM3 is expected in 2023.
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides equipment, systems, complete plants and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. To learn more, visit: www.andritz.com
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