TM Drive Motor Upgrade

New Milford, CT

Industry: Pulp and Paper

Project Scope

CR Meyer crews completed upgrades of TM2 Tissue Machine to a new AC Drive Motors. The project included: construction of a new electrical room for the drive cabinet line up; installation of a new HVAC system for the electrical room cooling; demo of the old DC motors and bases; demolition of the old electrical drive cabinets; replacement of the Yankee Dryer Gear Box; installation of the new bases and motors; FARO and Laser Alignment of all new motors; and installation of a new electrical system for the drive motors.

The project scope also included the installation of all new drive cabinets, HVAC system, and wiring as pre-work to reduce machine downtime as well as the replacement of a 7,000 lb. Gear Box for Yankee Dryer.

CR Meyer successfully completed six motor replacements including soleplates, during a 7-day Outage, including demolition, installation, check-out, and start-up

Project Stats

  • CR Meyer Self-Performed: Construction Management, Select Demolition, Heavy Rigging, and Millwrighting/Alignment Services
  • Subcontracted Electrical and Mechanical Piping Installations


I just wanted you to know about the excellent job your team did. I look forward to finishing this project up and working together again on future projects. Thanks again for all the help on this project.
Converting/Printing/Plastics/Packaging Customer