Paper line rebuild in Segezha, Russia

Metso Paper will supply a rebuild of a kraft paper production line to JSC Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill in Segezha, Russian Karelia. The total value of the mill modernisation project is approximately EUR 40 million, and the rebuilt production line will start up in June 2004. The Metso delivery will include stock preparation equipment, modernisation of the paper machine’s wet end, rebuild of the dryer section and air systems, a new reel and winder as well as a selection of auxiliary equipment. In addition, Metso will supply production and quality control systems and field instruments. Metso Paper will also be responsible for installation supervision, start-up assistance and training. The paper machine (PM 10) was originally supplied by Metso in 1974, and it produces extensible sack kraft paper. The machine’s wire width is 7.1 metres. After the rebuild, it will have a production speed of 750 metres / minute and production capacity of approximately 550 tons a day.

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