Kruger's grade conversion rebuild to linerboard
Kruger converted its newsprint machine in Trois-Rivières mill in Canada to produce the finest 100-percent recycled high-strength linerboard on the market, with the help of Valmet. Kruger also took advantage of Valmet’s piloting services to develop the rebuild scope. The machine was ramped-up with onsite expert support and remote optimization from the Valmet Performance Center, enabling it to reach its runnability, capacity and quality targets with outstanding results and steady start-up curve development.
|Location||Trois-Rivières mill in Canada|
Key technologies of the grade conversion rebuild
Valmet also provided start-up support and expert support both onsite and remotely from Valmet Performance Center to help with the optimization of the machine for obtaining peak performance.
Before the rebuild, the machine concept was verified with pilot trials at Valmet Technology Center.
The machine has reached its runnability, capacity and quality targets. Successful market entry market with their premium XTR linerboard. Check the video from the start-up.
Read more about the results in the reference story.
|Keywords||Paper & board, Rebuilds, North America|
|Grades||Recyled liner, Extra High-Performance Linerboard (XTRTM)|
|Reel Width||8 382 mm|
|Annual capacity||320 000 t|