May 17, 2016
Growth in traditional retail and e-commerce is increasing global demand for sustainably produced packaging materials. In 2015, Stora Enso’s Varkaus mill in Finland converted their existing paper machine into a board machine to produce linerboard to better meet the market need for renewable packaging. They chose Valmet as their partner for this challenging rebuild.
|StoraEnso Varkaus mill, Finland
|Global decline in paper consumption
Paper-to-packaging conversion rebuild
Valmet also took care of the installation and testing, and provided start-up support and training for the machine start-up. The machine started-up with 100% Valmet fabrics .
|Smooth start-up, safe-to-use equipment, lightweighting (lower grammage end products), cost savings
|Board and paper, Automation, Europe, Rebuilds
|AvantKraft Brown (kraft liner) and AvantKraft White Top (white-top liner)
|8 400 mm
|1 200 m/min
|395 000 t/a