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Korsnäs AB Selected Vaahto Ltd to Rebuild PM2 in Gävle

24.4.2006

Korsnäs AB selected Vaahto Ltd to rebuild PM2 in Gävle

Finnish paper machinery manufacturer Vaahto Ltd, a member of Vaahto Group, has got again an order from Sweden. Korsnäs AB selected Vaahto Ltd to rebuild PM2, which produces packaging papers from 60 g/m2 to 160 g/m2.  Korsnäs is known also as quality producer of liquid packaging boards.

Vaahto will deliver a new dilution water controlled headbox, a pressure screen and equipment for the short circulation. The paper machine has a wire width of 6 meters and is designed for max. speed 600 meters in minute. The scope of delivery includes also spare parts, erection, training and start-up of the machine.

Korsnäs has announced in a press release in March, that it will invest in Korsnäs PM2 total 48 million SEK. The target is to strengthen Korsnäs´ competitiveness within the paper and carton board segment for exclusive packaging – areas where the requirements for strength and printability are highest.

Vaahto will manufacture main part of the goods in Hollola workshop in Finland. The delivery will take place in October 2006.