Voith Paper to Supply Little Rapids’ Shawano Mill with New Tissue Machine
(Heidenheim, Germany, Aug. 22, 2016) Voith Paper said that it will supply Little Rapids Corporation’s paper mill in Shawano, Wisconsin (USA) with a new tissue paper machine. The new machine will replace the existing PM3.
According to Voith, the new machine, which will be delivered by Voith Paper Brazil, will produce 119 metric tons per day of tissue paper at a speed of 1830 m/min. Except for the existing Yankee dryer, which will be reused, all other machine’s components will be new and based on Voith’s machine model VTM 3.
In addition to the new tissue machine and auxiliaries, Voith’s scope of supply includes stock preparation, approach flow system, steam box, dust and mist removal systems, DCS systems and field services.
The project is scheduled to start in fall of this year, and start-up is expected towards the end of 2017.
Voith Paper, a division of the Voith Group, offers new machines for the production of graphic papers, board and packaging grades, specialty or tissue papers. The company also offers rebuilds, and pulp and paper related products and services. For more information, visit www.voithpaper.com (Source: Voith)