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Bekaert Solaronics to supply GemDryer infrared system to Greenpaper for recycled clay-coated boxboard PM 3 in Mexico

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Bekaert Solaronics to supply GemDryer infrared system to Greenpaper for recycled clay-coated boxboard PM 3 in Mexico

May 31, 2016 - 08:39

MARIETTA, GA, May 19, 2016 (Press Release) -Bekaert Solaronics will supply Greenpaper with one infrared drying system GemDryer after a rebuilt UMV twin HSM coater on its PM3.

The paper machine PM3 manufactures 100% recycled clay-coated boxboard for folding box conversion. The Bekaert Solaronics GemDryer addresses the paper machine’s flexibility needs and can be easily adapted to the different top coating dry weights.

Moreover, thanks to its compactness and unique design, coupled with the use of high performance Gem12E emitters, the system meets the customer needs in terms of high power density, ease of maintenance and low operating costs.

About Greenpaper

Greenpaper manufactures and sells clay coated folding box board both brown and white back, kraft and semi kraft paper for the packaging industry in Mexico. It offers folding carton, top liner, kraft liner, and corrugating medium products. Greenpaper (Formerly known as Propasa) was founded in 1943 and is based in San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico.

About Bekaert and Bekaert Solaronics

Bekaert is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with almost 30 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in annual revenue.

Founded in 1967, Bekaert Solaronics supplies customized drying and heating systems based on gas and electrical infrared technology to a wide range of industries. Today, more than 1 000 systems have been installed worldwide. The company also provides maintenance services and is available to assist on upgrades or improved energy efficiency of existing systems.