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Moventas to deliver mechanical drives for Metso-supplied paper machine line

Moventas will deliver mechanical power transmission equipment for a paper machine line supplied by Metso to China. Moventas is responsible for drives covering the entire paper production line and related machinery. Also included are the layout engineering and a spare parts package. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction value.

The Moventas delivery includes drives for the complete paper production line. Moventas supplies also drive solutions including accessories for the reel section, off-line coater, two off-line calenders and two winders. The paper machine dryer section is equipped with the DRG drive concept developed by Moventas for high-speed paper machines.

Roll handling and off-line machine unwind and wind-up drives are included in the delivery. In addition, Moventas will supply integrated drives for deflection compensated rolls and suction press rolls.

Moventas will have responsibility for the mechanical drive layout engineering, including static and dynamic analysis, to ensure overall compatibility and optimization of mechanical power transmission equipment in the paper production process. A mechanical drives’ spare parts package for the paper production line is also included.

For more information, please contact

Pekka Virkkala, Sales Director, Fiber and Paper Machine Drives, Moventas Santasalo Oy,
Tel. +358 40 513 923

About Moventas

Moventas is a wind gearbox technology expert and service provider. Moventas’ technology strives for lowering the cost of energy across the lifecycle of wind energy generation, from superior gearbox design and manufacture to extensive multi-brand service for 20 different turbine brands' gearboxes globally.