Heidenheim, Germany, 01 August 2011 -- Cascades Inc., a leader in the recovery of recyclable materials and the production of green packaging and tissue paper products, announced that its Norampac division has selected Voith to provide a OCC recovered paper system, designed for 1710 short tons/day, and anaerobic effluent treatment plant for its new Greenpac mill project in Niagara Falls, New York, USA.
Voith Paper is strongly committed to Greenpac's project goals and has designed a process that optimizes the overall cost of ownership for the company. The high efficiency of the equipment will help the mill minimize energy consumption, fiber loss, and water consumption.
Voith Paper Fiber & Environmental Solutions will supply the OCC recovered paper system, from the pulper feed conveyors through dewatering; the containerboard machine's approach flow system; and the water, sludge, and rejects handling processes required for the world-class plant.
The equipment components comprising the system include an energy efficient pulper, complete coarse cleaning and screening systems, fine cleaning and fine slotted screening with C-bar slotted baskets and MF power-saving rotors. In addition, an anaerobic effluent treatment plant for effective degradation of dissolved organic waste produced by the system also will be supplied.
Voith Paper is a division of the Voith Group and the leading partner to and pioneer in the paper industry. Through constant innovations, Voith Paper is optimizing the paper manufacturing process, focusing on developing resource-saving products to reduce the use of energy, water, and fibers. Voith customers include energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials, and transportation and automotive companies. Founded in 1867, Voith employs almost 40,000 people, generates EUR 5.2 billion in sales, operates in about 50 countries around the world, and is today one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.