Investment in a full complete line for high production of wrap paper sheets with an optimized cost. Integration in-line of the production and packaging processes. Increase productivity in sheet cutting process with the aim of ensuring competitive advantage.

Activity

Paper mill, specialty papers, paper bags and sacks converter.

Markets

Food packaging, Graphic arts papers, specialty papers for medical, industrial and packaging industries.

Main key steps of the project

  • NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement) between the client and ILAMCO to ensure confidentiality of the exchanged information.
  • Customized solution definition according to specific customer requirements in terms of line flexibility (materials and applications).
  • Detailed design of the line.
  • Engineering Project validation.
  • Production process with periodical meetings with the client in order to follow up the construction process, discuss any technical issues and validate a perfect alignment of the Project with the client’s objectives.
  • Assembly and commissioning.
  • FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) in ILAMCO facilities.
  • Disassembly and expedition.
  • Assembly, start up and SAT (Site Acceptance Test) in client’s facilities.
  • Production Ramp-up follow-up & Operational practices improvement.
  • Sustainable long-lasting partner relationship in order to ensure the good fulfilment of the objectives of the Project.

Technological solution scope

High productivity line to process medium and thin papers from printed reels converting it into packs of sheets.

  • Special unwinder zone ready to process 8 reels at the same time with an easy loading system.
  • Individual pull rolls to process 8 printed layers at the same time.
  • Special sheets transport section to deliver medium formats and automatically pile and deliver to the finishing section.
  • Conveyors and manipulators to automatically deliver packs of sheets to cardboard boxes.
  • Automatic finishing and packaging line to put packs of sheets into cardboard boxes, ready to customer delivery.

Key Technology Achievements

  • Easy reel loading system, reducing the loading time of the reels.
  • Cutting and stacking of 8 reels of register printed thin paper.
  • Stacking and unloading of reams with “non-stop” system.
  • Packaging line fully coordinated with the cutting line to obtain a complete “reel to pack” production line.

Business added value

  • Increase productivity thanks to the cutting and stacking speed and thanks to easy reels loading and jobs preparing.
  • Operation labour cost reduction thanks to the automatic finishing and packaging process line.
  • Easy jobs’ setup and easy operation allowing to process high volume jobs at low production cost.