Renowned Indian board producer B&B Triplewall Containers Limited has chosen to partner with Voith with the order of a BlueLine OCC stock preparation and advanced approach flow system for its Krishnagiri PM 1. With a capacity of 250 tons per day, the new stock preparation line will consistently supply high-quality OCC pulp for the production of stable container board.
In addition, the full-line supplier Voith will provide engineering for the process and plant, as well as automation, and will supervise construction. The rebuilt plant is scheduled to start up before the end of 2022.
Mr. Manish Bothra, Director of B&B Triplewall Containers, confirms this decision: “We are delighted to have Voith as our partner for this transformative diversification project for us. We are impressed by Voith's know-how and experience in this field and the great feedback we have received from Voith's many successful references in India. In addition to the superior technological base, one of the key factors in our decision was the local Voith Paper India team with its knowledge and on-site services.”
With this new order, Voith again strengthens its market leadership in India, supported by many successful references and a high order backlog. Mr. Ashis Talukdar, Head of Engineering, Voith Paper India, explains: “The good and close cooperation between the teams and the strong focus of B&B Triplewall Container's management team to opt for the best quality products and systems were key factors that gave Voith another success story of the BlueLine OCC stock preparation system in India.”
“Voith is proud to work with B&B Triplewall Containers,” says Mr. Supratim Pan, Sales and Application Manager at Voith Paper. “B&B Triplewall Containers sets standards in the papermaking field and is committed to project success, paving the way for a long-term partnership. Our BlueLine stock preparation system with proven and sustainable solutions will ensure the highest customer value and lowest total cost of ownership.”
As part of the BlueLine stock preparation system, Voith will supply several innovative products developed for the most sustainable and efficient papermaking possible from a single source. Voith TwinPulp technology with the IntensaPulper ensures maximum efficiency and minimizes fiber losses with the lowest energy input. InduraHiClean high consistency cleaners help remove heavy contaminants as well as smaller particles such as sand or stones in a safe way to protect the downstream machines in the process line for reliable and sustainable operation.
The screening system, consisting of the new generation IntegraScreen, FiberSorter and IntegraCombiSorter with KS Cleaner, offers the “highest possible screening efficiency with the lowest fiber losses”. Highest efficiency and operational reliability in combination with low energy consumption is also offered by the InduraHiClean system, which is equipped with optimized backflushing technology from Voith. The IntegraScreen fine screening system with best-in-class C-bar screen baskets ensures maximum stickies removal and operational reliability with low energy consumption.
Other highlights of the system include the particularly reliable EFK thickener, which is almost maintenance-free throughout its service life. Low intensity refining with Voith's successful TwinFlo refiner and Pluralis refiner segments provides optimum results in fiber preparation for packaging paper. The two-layer approach flow system, consisting of the proven ComMix, HydroMix and IntegraGuard screens, will contribute to consistent quality with high operational reliability.