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Vaahto to supply shoe-pressing technology to Stora Enso's Ingerois mill in Finland

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Vaahto to supply shoe-pressing technology to Stora Enso's Ingerois mill in Finland

March 31, 2011 - 19:07

LAHTI, Finland, April 1, 2011 (Globe Newswire) -

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery will supply shoe-pressing technology to Stora Enso Ingerois mill in south east Finland. Shoe-press produces significantly higher web solids than conventional press resulting in higher production speed or energy savings at dryer section.

The grammage range of Ingerois products varies from 190 to 350 gsm. The wire width of the machine is 5100 mm and design speed up to 750 m/min. Vaahto has recently rebuilt middle layer headbox and reel of the same machine, which gave a good boost to the production.

Installation, training and start-up services are essential part of Vaahto´s supplies. The start-up is scheduled for January 2012. The value of this kind of order amounts usually between 2 and 3 million euros.

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery is part of Vaahto Group, which is a globally operating high technology company serving process industry in the fields of pulp and paper machinery and process machinery.