Metso's delivery will comprise a complete high-technology board machine. "The new machine will utilize gap forming technology which enables a higher production speed and production efficiency ratio for board machines," says Area President Hannu T Pietilä from Metso. In addition, Metso's extensive automation package will comprise process, machine and quality controls.
The main part of the order is included in Pulp, Paper and Power's first quarter 2012 orders received and the automation package in Automation's first quarter 2012 orders received.
The delivery will comprise an 8.6-m-wide (wire) high-technology board machine including an approach flow system, air systems, machine pulpers, a broke collecting system, chemical systems, a steam and condensate system, a ropeless tail threading system, machine clothing as well as mill engineering.
The new PM 1 will be equipped with an OptiFormer roll and blade gap former as well as a WinDrum Pro high-capacity belt-bed winder. The production speed will be 1,500 m/min. PM 1 will produce fluting and testliner grades out of 100% recycled fiber. The annual production capacity will be approximately 400,000 tonnes.
Family-owned company Kipaş Kağıt Sanayi İşletmeleri A.Ş is a subsidiary of Kipas Holding A.S. of Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. Through the reorganization of the group's companies in 2005 Kipas Holding is formed of numerous subsidiary companies with 27 mills and over 6,000 employees.