Brazilian containerboard maker CoBAP selects Hergen to supply equipment to modernize PM1 press section, install modern drive to PM drying section with silent drive concept; project will improve pressing performance, energy efficiency, increase production

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September 12, 2022 (press release) –

COBAP, a corrugated container box company that offers packaging solutions, located in the state of Ceara (Northeast Brazil), invests in the modernization of its PM#1.

HERGEN will supply equipment for the Press Section modernization and the installation of a modern drive to PM drying section with the silent drive concept.


Quality and Technological Innovation are still imperative

In the growing domestic and international packaging paper market, paper producers focus on equipment reliability and technical innovations.

Given this scenario, COBAP has chosen HERGEN to supply the modernization of its PM#1. Customized projects, use of the best materials, process optimization and a modern manufacturing facility, have accredited HERGEN with COBAP.


Combined innovations to deliver the best performance

HERGEN has been developing cutting-edge technology for over 4 decades and creating customized solutions for the paper industry. COBAP's PM#1 modernization project is based on:

Modernization of the Press Section, resulting in:

Improved pressing performance.

Greater energy efficiency.

Increase in production and/or savings on steam consumption.

Installation of Silence Drive (direct drive) in Drying Section, resulting in:

Reduction of mechanical losses.

Improved draw control and synchronism.

Ease maintenance.

Noise reduction.

Increased operational safety

HERGEN Press Section – illustrative picture


Promising future

Focusing on a sustainable and lasting partnership, in each project developed at HERGEN, we are concerned with supporting our customer in the continuity of their business, enabling them to be more competitive and supplying papers with the quality that meet the market demands.

Today, we can look at this partnership with COBAP and realize that we share the same quality premises, in addition to a sense commitment focused on the best solution for customers. This partnership is based on equipment reliability, technical innovations and high-quality standards.

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