The German Voith Paper will start manufacturing cotton rolls used in graphic paper production at UPM's Jokilaakso mills in Jämsä, Finland.
The new unit will manufacture cotton rolls in the old thermomechanical plant of the Kaipola production unit starting from October 2010. Installation of the production equipment will begin in July. The new production unit will start operations with four employees.Read more
The extra screening capacity allowed the permanent shutdown of one of the two parallel SPN 15 screens (a saving of approximately 560 MWh/a or more than 30,000 €/a).Read more
OnQ ModuleJet actuators with OnQ Profilmatic software for the control of the basis weight have been installed on headboxes since the beginning of the 1990s in order to keep paper quality consistently high. Since then, over 30,000 OnQ ModuleJet actuators have become renowned for robustness and thus for low failure rates.Read more
On 8 April 2010, an average speed of 1,800 m/min was reached during the production of double-coated fine paper at a basis weight of 90 g/m² over a period of 25 hours. The operating time efficiency was 91 %.Read more