Heidenheim, Germany, 25 February 2011 -- Dev Priya Industries Limited, India, has commissioned Voith Paper Automation for a stepwise upgrade of the PM 2 at their Meerut location, 70 km northeast of New Delhi. The Indian family-owned business has invested in a quality control system for the PM 2 testliner and fluting machine, which produces 250 tons/day of corrugated cardboard and has a wire width of 4400 mm. MD color control and a local service contract for the quality control system are part of the scope of supply.
The aim of the upgrade is to achieve high-quality finished products and increased productivity, and to minimize web breaks. PM 2 is equipped with a quality control system that includes a scanner directly before the reel. The scanner is equipped with sensors to measure moisture, basis weight, and color. To achieve consistently high paper quality in machine direction, MD control for moisture and basis weight also has been installed. Since start-up in July 2010, the system runs at high satisfaction.
Dev Priya Industries Limited was founded in 1992 and produces test liner, recycled kraft liner board, and fluting on two machines with a capacity of 400 tons/day. The company is part of the Dev Priya Group, which also fis amily-owned. Moreover, the group produces duplex board and absorbent kraft grades, with a capacity of 1000 tons/day.
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 sets standards in the energy, oil and gas, paper, raw materials, and transportation and automotive markets. 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 one of the biggest family-owned companies in Europe.