Koehler Paper upgrades coating plant of the PM 5 in Oberkirch


Koehler Paper has upgraded the coating plant of the PM 5 at its Oberkirch mill in southern Germany. The company produces carbonless copy paper and other specialties on that machine.

The company replaced the entire coating plant including the non-contact drying section as part of the upgrade, which was carried out in August 2020. Koehler Paper puts the investment sum at €10m.

The project is currently in the optimization phase, the company added. Improvements are already visible with respect to reel and profile quality as well as process stability, Koehler Paper reports.

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