In addition to the extensive rebuild of the PM 1, Voith will supply a new BlueLine stock preparation system and efficiency-enhancing services. Located in the Vosges area, the plant will produce 550,000 tons of containerboard per year with a wire width of 9.3m. The focus is on lightweight packaging papers between 70 and 135 gsm. Commissioning is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2023.
“The order confirms our good partnership,” says Martin Schmid, Vice President Projects Sales, Voith Paper. “We are delighted that Norske Skog has chosen our state-of-the-art technological solutions. As a full-line supplier, Voith provides the customer with a system that offers the highest productivity while reducing energy and resource consumption, thus aligning production optimally for the future market.”