Pratt mill gets Voith BlueLine stock prep

Construction is well under way at Pratt Industries new Wapakoneta, OH, corrugated packaging mill, and includes a customized BlueLine stock preparation system from Voith. The system is designed to handle about 425,000 tons/y of recycled fiber with start-up scheduled for the second half of 2019.

The system includes material handling with automatic wire cutting, reject compactors, sludge handling, water clarification and effluent treatment. Voith supplied a similar system for Pratt’s mill in Valparaiso, IN.,

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