KRPA PAPER, a. s. awards GapCon S.r.l. with Order for its PM 6 Press Rebuild


The Czech specialty papers producer KRPA PAPER, a. s. has selected GapCon S.r.l. to provide an extensive rebuild of its PM 6 Press Section. The scope of supply includes a modification of the Press Section including an installation of the EconPRESSTM Shoe Press and a consequent modification of the 1st dryer group. The target of the modernization is higher ex-press dryness and consequent production rates increase and energy savings.

KRPA PAPER, a. s. operates one paper machine, coating line, printing and converting division. It is a member of KRPA Holding, a group of paper producing and converting companies, it celebrates 180th anniversary of an uninterrupted papermaking and converting tradition. KRPA PAPER supplies food packaging and P&W industry. Production range includes greaseproof papers KH PACK, carbonless copy papers KH COPY and other specialty papers. The company focuses on tailor-made production of direct food packaging papers and functional papers for multilayer wrapping materials. Papers are produced under utmost care of the environment and food safety, and are exported worldwide.

GapCon S.r.l. is an integral part of IRLE DEUZ Group and enjoys the full support of its parent in its quest to become an established and central supplier to the Paper and Tissue Industry. The company is focused on researching and developing innovative and class leading technology and equipment which can subsequently be successfully brought to market. This strategic approach benefits from the financial, management, logistic and operational expertise and resources of the IRLE DEUZ Group.