BillerudKorsnäs has awarded Voith with a fully equipped XcelLine board machine. The machine with a design speed of 1,200 m/min producing liquid packaging board, carton board, food service board and white kraftliner will be one of the largest board machines of its kind.
Start-up of this new production line with a wire width of 8.8m will be first quarter 2019 and it will be installed at the existing site of BillerudKorsnäs in Gruvön, Sweden. The XcelLine machine offers fast and easy start-up, excellent value for money, pioneering technologies, ease of use and integrated solutions. The new board machine in Gruvön will become one of the most efficient and largest production lines for board grades.
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.