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Witzenhausen Paper Mill

Built in 1975, Witzenhausen paper mill is situated in the heart of Germany.

With good motorway connections in all directions, this location is especially advantageous for eastern markets. The long experience of its employees combines with the best available technology to ensure products of high quality.

Products

Testliner 3
Medium HP
Medium HP+
Medium

Machinery

PM1 Gapformer-Fourdrinier

Grammage range: 110-190 g/m2
Production: 340,000 tonnes/year
Speed max:  850 m/min
Trim max:  7.40 m

Milestones

1975

Mill production start-up

1980 

Rebuild of stock preparation: cleaner paper Rebuild of press section, gapformer: better formation

1989

New pope-reeler for better finish quality & runability

1996 Acquisition by SCA
1998

New stock approach system, wire & press section rebuild: better formation, strength & consistency, improved smoothness & printability

2001

New high-speed winder for better performing customer reels

2007

Pre-dryer section rebuild: less shrinkage, higher thermal efficiency, more reliable supply

2008

Start-up of new CHP plant: waste converted to energy, CO2 reduction

2010

FSC Chain of Custody certification

2011

Rebuild pre-dryer section including new hood

2013 Start-up of new power plant

Contact

DS Smith
Witzenhausen Mill
Kasseler Landstrasse 23
D-37213 Witzenhausen
Tel: + 49 55 42 50 20