At PPM Kama launched a new plant for the production of BCTMP

June 27 was the first mass produced in a new plant bleached chemi-thermomechanical pulp (BCTMP). This mass will be the basis for the production of Russia’s first light-weight coated paper.

new shop BCTMP

automated control panel BCTMP

Getting the weight of the new production Krasnokamsk (Perm region) means that the technology company and the company InvestLesProm managed to develop a high-quality semi-finished product on the basis of birch (BCTMP traditionally used for this spruce and pine).

Start workshop took place without complications. Today reached larger part of the mass of the targets: white, freeness, strength properties.

Creation of production of light-weight coated paper (Light Weight Coated, LWC) initiated by the leadership group and InvestLesProm PPM "Kama" in the fall of 2007. The project, dubbed "LWC-Kama", — the first in Russia to organize such production is aimed at meeting the demand for coated paper and replacement of most of the imports of similar products from Europe and Asia, as well as the introduction of new technology and involvement in the production of low-grade birch wood. After start-up capacity is 86,000 tons of paper a year. Investment in the creation of complex exceeded 5 billion.

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