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


We wanted to let you know how pleased we were with your crew. The installation was seamless and did not interfere with our production. Your employees were exceptional and easy to work with.
Manufacturing Customer