Paper Machine Installation Project

Valparaiso, IN

Industry: Pulp and Paper

Project Scope

CR Meyer installed a 246 inch, 1,100 TPD Corrugating Medium, Linerboard Paper Machine which included the following: twin wire forming section and couch pulper; press and press pulper; five section pre-dryer and broke conveyor; Size Press (Coater) and pulper; three section after-dryer and broke conveyor; calender, reel and pulper; winder and pulper; roll handling including mini-slat conveyors, strapper and lowerator/upender; and all associated walkways and fabric/felt change equipment.

The project involved the installation and alignment of 1,000 feet of pre-drilled and tapped machine sole plates, 47 machine drives, as well as unloading and marshaling of 320 sea containers.

Project Stats

  • CR Meyer Self-Performed Machine Installation, Optical Alignment, and Grouting
  • Peak Employees On-Site: 95
  • Duration: 5 months from mobilization to first roll
The crew did an excellent job making sure work was completed safely and productively. Everything was accomplished ahead of schedule, and the plant was left in a clean and safe manners
Manufacturing Customer