June 20, 2023 - Valmet will supply a new high-capacity winder to Gascogne Papier in France. The winder will be delivered for the paper machine PM 7 at their Mimizan site.
Valmet's delivery will include a high-capacity OptiWin two-drum compact winder that has a wide production range with different widths and diameters of shipping rolls. As a key solution for high-quality multi-roll winding, the winder is equipped with pro-active dual spreading.
The winder is also equipped with an automated butt-joint splicing for achieving the customer's high-capacity targets. In addition, the delivery will include a wide site service for easier project handling, maintenance master data, Slitter Management Program, a spare parts package, and Valmet Industrial Internet solutions, such as Valmet Winder Diagnostics.
PM 7 produces natural machine-glazed and sack kraft paper grades. The new winder will handle parent rolls with a width of 6,870 mm and a diameter of 3,200 mm. The paper machine's design speed is 1,300 m/min and the daily design capacity is 450 tons.
Start-up of the machine is scheduled for 2025.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.
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