Khanna Paper Mills decided to invest in new, high technology regarding the upcoming paper machine rebuild in India. Khanna Paper’s CEO Varun Jain shares his thoughts about this investment as well as the overall Paper&Board business in India. Varun Jain is interviewed by Valmet’s Mikko Osara, Vice President, Paper Mills.
Valmet will supply a wet end paper machine rebuild to Khanna Paper Mills Private Limited in Amritsar in India. The main targets of the rebuild are to improve end product quality, increase production and add grades by extending the basis weight range. The start-up of the rebuilt paper machine PM 5 is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017. The delivery includes rebuild of forming section into OptiFormer Hybrid as well as headbox measurement, inspection and service and press section runnability improvements.