SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 16, 2016 (Press Release) -American specialty paper manufacturer Little Rapids Corporation has signed a contract with Voith Paper Brazil to purchase a new tissue paper machine. This new machine will replace the existing PM3, located in Shawano Wisconsin (USA).
Besides significantly improvement of paper quality, the new machine will produce 119 metric tons per day at a speed of 1830 m/min. Except for the existing Yankee dryer, which will be reused, all other machine’s components will be new and based on Voith's machine model VTM 3.Read more
GREEN BAY/SHAWANO, WI, April 26, 2016 (Press Release) -Little Rapids Corporation will invest $40 million to install state-of-the-art tissue making technology at its Shawano Paper Mill in Shawano, Wisconsin. The new crescent forming tissue machine will replace the existing tissue machine and significantly increase capacity.
“At a time when there is little good news coming out of the paper industry, we are very happy to be able to announce this project,” said Little Rapids CEO Kirk Ryan. “This is a very positive, strategic expansion of capacity as we look to the future.”Read more