Stora Enso Fors and Shouguang Chenming selected Vaahto Equipment


Stora Enso Fors and Shouguang Chenming selected Vaahto equipment

Finnish paper machinery manufacturer Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machine ry has received orders from Sweden and China in June 2007. Vaahto will equip the middle ply headbox of Stora Enso Fors BM3 with a dilution control system. Shouguang Chenming will install a Vaahto Top-Former on its PM5.

Stora Enso Fors BM3 produces folding boxboard with wire width 6 meters and design speed 800 m/min. Vaahto´s delivery to Fors will include headbox rebuild to dilution profile control and approach flow equipment including new machin e screen. With the modernized headbox BM3 will produce board with improved CD basis weight profile. Erection, training and start-up of the machine are essential parts of the deal.

Shouguang Chenming is installing a second-hand machine to produce base paper for art paper. The target of the addition of Vaahto Top-Former is to improve formation and reduce two-sidedness of the paper. PM5 has a wire width of 4,55 m and design speed 1100 m/min.

Vaahto will manufacture main part of the goods in its Hollola workshop in Finland. Both deliveries will be started-up during the 1st quarter of 2008. The value of the orders amounts to 1,6 m€.

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery is a subsidiary of Vaahto Group, a globally operating high technology company serving process industry in the fields o f pulp and paper machinery and process machinery. The private company was establi shed in 1874 and is currently managed by the fifth generation of Vaahto family. Vaahto Group Plc Oyj’s shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.


Antti Vaahto


Further information:

Jyrki Strengell

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery

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