Nettingsdorfer Papierfabrik AG & Co KG selected Toscotec to rebuild the dryer section of PM6 at Nettingsdorf mill in Austria. Nettingsdorfer Papierfabrik is a member of Smurfit Kappa Group and one of the largest European sites of the company. The mill is one of the leading producer of containerboard in Europe. The paper machine 6 produces Kraftliner with 7.4 m reel trim and 1100 mpm speed.
The rebuild of the dryer section of PM6 is part of the Future Energy Plant Project. This forward- looking project has the objective to reduce CO2 emissions by 40,000 tonnes (= 2/3 of the current emissions).
With this rebuild, Toscotec breaks new ground and takes it to the next level, by supplying a new dryer section for a large-format paper machine.
Smurfit Kappa has decided to install 5 TT SteelDryers (3 additional and out of the 63 existing dryers 2 will be replaced), as the best technical solution to achieve its production and efficiency increase targets. The TT SteelDryers will be designed for a steam pressure of 12 barg. The supply is on a turnkey basis, including erection supervision, commissioning and start-up assistance.
The rebuild is scheduled for the second quarter of 2019.