18.5.2017

Procemex to deliver production wide integrated web inspection (WIS) and web monitoring systems (WMS) for BillerudKorsnäs board machines in Gruvön (Board Machine 7) and Gävle (Board Machine 4) in Sweden.

The new BM 7, which is scheduled to start operation in 2019, will have an annual capacity of 550,000 tons of primary fibre-based board, making it one of the largest of its kind in the world. BM7’s sheet width is 8.0 meters and running speed 1000 m/min. The total investment is approximately €585 million – the largest in the company’s history – includes the construction of the new BM at the Gruvön production site and rebuilds in the existing pulp mill.

Gävle Board Machine web inspection and monitoring systems start-up will take place in October 2017.

The Procemex delivery is exceptional with the amount of the smart cameras: the Gruvön Board Machine 7 will be equipped with close to 150 Procemex web inspection and monitoring cameras. Gävle Board Machine 4 will have close to 120 web inspection and web monitoring cameras. Both systems include automatic stopping controls for slitter winders.

Modern Procemex integrated and high resolution web inspection and monitoring solutions give BillerudKorsnäs as a liquid packaging producer totally new possibilities for advanced and new technical solutions to improve production line efficiency and the product quality to fulfil end users’ increasing quality requirements.

 

BillerudKorsnäs provides packaging materials and solutions that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. They are a world leading provider of primary fiber based packaging materials and have customers in over 100 countries. The company has 8 production sites in Sweden, Finland and the UK and about 4 300 employees in over 13 countries. BillerudKorsnäs has an annual turnover of about SEK 22 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.billerudkorsnas.com