United Paper Industries in Kuwait to rebuild PM1

December 1, 2012

United Paper Industries Co. has selected PMT Italia as the supplier of a major rebuild of their PM#1, located in Shuaiba Industrial Area, Kuwait.

The 2.6 meter-wide machine produces sack kraft as well as fluting and test liner and uses locally sourced OCC (Old Corrugated Containers) as its primary raw material.

According to PMT, the rebuild is expected to improve the paper machine’s production capacity and enhance paper strength properties. Start up is planned for the fourth quarter of 2013, PMT said.

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