Metso's off-machine coater will be 4-stage, 2-sides, and the delivery will include a ValSizer coating station, an OptiSoft Gloss calender, two energy efficient high-drying-capacity PowerDry Plus gas dryers and a WinDrum winder. The Metso DNA automation system will comprise quality controls, process controls and machine condition monitoring, as well as electric drive and machine controls for the coater and the winder. Metso's supply will also include a coating color kitchen with ultrafiltration and a StreamLine C roll handling and wrapping machine, serving both the PM 7 paper machine and the coater. The PM 7 will produce uncoated and coated woodfree paper in the basis weight range of 60 to 170 g/m2.
Ilim Group is a leading Russian pulp and paper producer, headquartered in St. Petersburg. The strategic partner of Ilim Group is International Paper, a global leader in the paper and packaging industry. The total annual pulp and paper production volume of Ilim Group is more than 2.3 million tonnes. Ilim Group employs over 20,000 people.
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 28,500 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com