Helsinki, Finland, 05 September 2011 -- Stora Enso Sachsen, Germany, has placed an order for the rebuild of Eilenburg PM 1 with Voith Paper. In this case, Voith's technical concept for the rebuild was convincing. The rebuild comprises former, press, dryer section, calender, and air system. The installation of a press and the rebuild of the existing calender will reuse some of the existing components.
Stora Enso Sachsen would like to improve paper quality and runnability by rebuilding PM 1. The The rebuild, which is scheduled for May 2012, will increase the operating speed of the production line to 2000 m/min.
PM 1 produces newsprint and telephone directory paper in a basis-weight range of 34-48.8 g/m2 from 100% recovered paper.
Voith Paper is a division of the Voith Group. 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 serves 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.