Customer case:

Propapier PM 2 - Progress exactly according to plan

Jul 25, 2018

Propapier produces high-quality corrugated board base papers exclusively on the basis of waste paper. Propapier supplies a wide range of different paper types. The special technology of PM 2 makes it possible to produce lightweight, fibre-saving Next Fibre® papers for lighter and yet equally efficient corrugated boards.

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“The last 24-hour world record of 1,751 m/min was set on 30 August 2019. During the record run, the 10.85-metre-wide PM 2 produced corrugating medium at a basis weight of 80 g/m² with an overall efficiency of 94% and it was now the seventh 24-hour PM2 world record overall.”
Karl Achleitner, Senior Vice President, Operations Paper at Progroup


Location Propapier's mill located at Eisenhüttenstadt, close to Berlin in the State of Brandenburg, Germany
Solution The gigantic PM 2 features Valmet paper making and automation technology from the recycled finer line and stock preparation plant to the OptiConcept containerboard machine.
Results Containerboard machine world speed record of 1,751 m/min on August 2019. The world’s first machine to exceed the 1,600 m/min speed level and the first to exceed 1 mpm on November 2010.
Keywords Paper & board, New lines, EMEA

Technical data

Grades Recycled fluting and testliner
Basis weight 70 - 130 g/m²
Wire width 10 850 mm
Design speed 1900 m/min
Annual capacity 650 000 t/a