Aug 19, 2015
The Valmet-supplied Greenpac PM 1 containerboard production line successfully came on stream in 2013 at the new mill site in Niagara Falls, NY, in the United States. New board machine is designed to maximize production efficiency while optimizing the use of energy, water, and raw materials. Valmet is also responsible for all maintenance operations at the Greenpac mill.
|Location||Niagara Falls, NY, United States|
|Customer challenge||To find sustainable production process for recycled high-quality lightweight linerboard in central location.|
Valmet delivered a complete OptiConcept linerboard line from headbox to roll handling, including air systems, machine pulpers, a broke collection system and a quality control system. Valmet has full responsibility for mill maintenance operations and supplies PM 1 with board machine clothing in a multi-year agreement.
PM Diagnostics, an Industrial Internet application for increased machine reliability, accurately predicts both small machinery failures and larger, critical ones, and helps to avoid unplanned shutdowns and production losses, and operate in a more controlled manner.
|Results||Energy efficiently produced linerboard with optimal strength but a lower basis weight, superior smoothness offering better printability.|
|Keywords||Board and paper, North America, Maintenance, New lines, Paper machine clothing|
|Grade||100% recycled linerboard|
|Fabric width||9 050 mm (356.3 in)|
|Design speed||915 m/min (3 000 ft/min)|
|Basis weight range||
95-170 g/m² (20–35 lb/ft2)