Kotkamills signs on Bellmer Vaahto for major PM conversion project

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Kotkamills signs on Bellmer Vaahto for major PM conversion project

July 14, 2015 - 14:40

BRUSSELS, July 9, 2015 (PPI Europe) -Finland's Kotkamills has signed up Bellmer Vaahto to help convert the mill's PM 2 into a multi-layer board machine. The value of the order amounts to Euro 30 million ($33 million).

The firm plans to convert its coated magazine paper and kraft paper PM 2 to produce an estimated 400,000 tonnes/yr of FBB and recyclable barrier board by summer 2016.

The order will consist of supplying headboxes of Turbo-series, a press section equipped with modern Turbo-Shoe-press technology and an extension of the dryer section, as well as short circulations and hood and ventilation equipment, installation, training and start-up services.

Kotkamills tapped Bellmer Vaahto and Valmet to provide it with the equipment for the PM's conversion in deals worth Euro 70 million.