GRAZ, Austria, May 22, 2014 (Press Release) -GAW technologies GmbH has received an order from Middle East Paper Co. (MEPCO), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for a Working Station (Modernization of filtration to the SpeedSizer and for the Warmwater Supply for filter flushing) at the PM3 of the paper mill in Jeddah.
MEPCO is the largest producer of paperboard in the Middle East and North Africa and is located in the Red Sea port city Jeddah, in the western province of Saudi Arabia. MEPCO will increase its production and improve the paper quality with the upgrade of its paper machines and has a strong commitment to environmental conservation.
The upgraded PM3 will produce Testliner/Fluting and will have a width of 5.200 mm and speed of 900 m/min. The GAW scope of delivery includes engineering, delivery of key parts as well as mechanical supervision and start-up & training). The delivery is scheduled for autumn 2014; the start-up will take place until the end of the year.
It will be the first order for GAW in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Austrian based globally preferred supplier of process plants is proud to support this new customer with expertise and experience of more than 6 decades.