PAPCEL resumes project to rebuild two PMs at India-based NEPA

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PAPCEL resumes project to rebuild two PMs at India-based NEPA

March 27, 2019 - 10:17
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LITOVEL, Czech Republic, March 27, 2019 (Press Release) -In 2015 PAPCEL signed an important contract for reconstruction of two paper machines with a national company NEPA, India.

Later in 2016 PAPCEL signed another contract with the same company for a delivery of new rewinder for paper machine No. 2 and reconstruction of the existing rewinder on paper machine No. 1. These deliveries of machinery equipment were carried out during 2016-2017. The project is a combination of PAPCEL‘s deliveries alongside local deliveries in India. In 2018 the project was paused by the customer.

After complicated negotiations the customer managed to secure necessary conditions to finish this project and reopened negotiations with PAPCEL by the end of 2018 to continue the realization of the project. On March 1st 2019 additional clauses were signed to the previous contract by which both parties agreed to resume the project and successfully finish it.

Commissioning of both machines as well as rewinders is planned for the end of 2019..

Main parameters of paper machines:
Outcoming product:  newsprint and writing paper in the range of 40 - 80 g/m2
Capacity:  max. 230 t/day
Machine speed: 700 m/min.
Machine width in the reel:  5 350 mm