Vaahto completes PM rebuild ahead of schedule at Metsä Tissue's Mänttä mill in Finland

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Vaahto completes PM rebuild ahead of schedule at Metsä Tissue's Mänttä mill in Finland

May 17, 2010 - 01:38
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LAHTI, Finland, May 17, 2010 (Press Release) -The rebuild of PM10 at Metsä Tissue's Mänttä Mill was brought to conclusion ahead of schedule, with the first reels produced on 22 April 2010. The revamped machine produces toilet paper and hand towel base paper for products marketed under the Lambi, Serla and Katrin brands.

The investment to rebuild PM10 improves paper formation and enhances product quality and improves energy efficiency. The rebuild will reduce water consumption and contribute to energy savings.

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery was contracted to rebuild PM10 in April 2010. The rebuild schedule was ambitious, but the project proceeded ahead of plan. The delivery included a new Crescent former, headbox and reel plus fully overhauled short circulation and press section. The runnability and speed on the paper machine and converting lines improved clearly resulting in increased efficiency.

Vaahto Group is a globally operating high technology company serving process industry in the fields of pulp and paper machinery and process machinery.