Paper Machine Installation Project

Valparaiso, IN

Industry: Pulp and Paper

Project Scope

CR Meyer installed a 246 inch, 1,100 TPD Corrugating Medium, Linerboard Paper Machine which included the following: twin wire forming section and couch pulper; press and press pulper; five section pre-dryer and broke conveyor; Size Press (Coater) and pulper; three section after-dryer and broke conveyor; calender, reel and pulper; winder and pulper; roll handling including mini-slat conveyors, strapper and lowerator/upender; and all associated walkways and fabric/felt change equipment.

The project involved the installation and alignment of 1,000 feet of pre-drilled and tapped machine sole plates, 47 machine drives, as well as unloading and marshaling of 320 sea containers.

Project Stats

  • CR Meyer Self-Performed Machine Installation, Optical Alignment, and Grouting
  • Peak Employees On-Site: 95
  • Duration: 5 months from mobilization to first roll
8 days after start-up - the Paper Machine has safely achieved the five-day average end-of-curve rates for yield, waste, and uptime 20 days ahead of the start-up curve! This is a huge accomplishment and we cannot thank you enough for your contributions.
Paper Industry Customer