PAPCEL to Reconstruct, Deliver Containerboard Machine to Mayak in Russia

PAPCEL, Czech Republic, reports that it will reconstruct and deliver a paper machine to the Mayak-VEGA joint venture in Russia. The machine, from the Alce SpA mill in Lucca, Italy, will produce simplex and duplex fluting and linerboard, as well as plasterboard in the future. The contract is valued at EUR 22.7 million.

PAPCEL will also supply a new recycled fiber line with a production capacity of 30 metric tpd. Additionally, it will deliver the film press as well as the second screen and reel, and will provide basic engineering services, detail engineering, disassembly and assembly, and will arrange civil engineering for the project. This is PAPCEL's first such delivery into Russia.

Dismantling work at the Alce mill in Italy will start in the middle of August, and deliveries to Russia will be finished by the end of this year. Completion of the civil engineering work in Russia is set for the first quarter of 2012.