PMT Italia to upgrade PM No. 1 at United Paper Mill in Shuaiba Industrial Area, Kuwait; machine produces kraft paper, fluting and testliner, mainly using OCC, expected to start up Q4 2013

PINEROLO, Italy , November 28, 2012 (press release) – United Paper Industries Co., selected PMT Italia as the supplier of a major rebuild of their PM#1, located in Shuaiba Industrial Area, Kuwait.

The 2.6 m wide machine produces Sack Kraft as well Fluting and Test Liner, mainly using local OCC.

The project is expected to improve production capacity and paper strength by adding a new press section with ÆGO™FLX SHOE DP, a new ÆGO™SIZER P and a new ÆGO™REEL C. Other parts of the machine will also be modernized within a close cooperation between United Paper Mill’s plant management and PMT Engineers.

With the start up of this project, planned for the 4th quarter of 2013, PMT will have the first ÆGO™FLX SHOE DP unit in the Middle East area.

This project follows other recent successful PMT references on Sack Kraft and Test Liner with similar rebuilds.

PMT is a global paper machinery producer, able to provide suppliers of every kind of paper with advanced equipment from headbox through winder, including integrated projects with basic or detailed engineering of associated auxiliary plants.

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