Jul 25, 2018
APRIL started up their new OptiConcept M fine paper production line in Pangkalan Kerinci site in Riau Province in Indonesia in 2016. The PM3 is the first Valmet OptiConcept M line designed for fine paper production. APRIL and Valmet have a long history together in Kerinci: in addition to the newest PM3, the site is home also two other Valmet paper machines, PM1 and PM2.
|Location||APRIL Kerinci mill in Riau Province, Indonesia|
|Customer challenge||Serving better the high-end digital printing paper segment, which is growing rapidly in Indonesia.|
A complete OptiConcept M fine papermaking line from stock preparation to reel with related automation systems:
Paper machine automation:
Cost-efficient papermaking process. Combining the latest papermaking technology with plantation-grown hardwood pulp allows differentiating paper products from printers' perspective. Read more here.
The investment positions APRIL Group's flagship PaperOneTM as the product of choice for professional printers. Equally important was the choice to invest in best-in-class production efficiency, minimizing energy consumption and related emissions providing long-term sustainable production of paper.
|Keywords||Board and Paper, New lines, Asia-Pacific|
|Grades||PaperOneTM uncoated woodfree papers|
|Basis weight||40 - 140 g/m²|
|Reel Width||6500 mm|
|Design speed||1400 m/min|