Kadant Johnson Inc. has successfully started up its ThermoMax steam system at Norampac’s corrugated packaging plant in Drummondville, Quebec. The steam system serves a new corrugator line that was part of a $26 million modernization project that doubled the production capacity of the plant. The corrugator has a face-width of 110 in. and is designed to operate at sustained speeds of 450 m/min. It is the first of its kind in Canada.
“We are pleased to have been selected by Norampac to supply our ThermoMax steam system for the new corrugator line,” said Greg Wedel, president of Kadant Johnson. “Our expertise in heat transfer products, process control, and systems engineering position us well for projects such as this, where product, process, and controls integration are required for maximum uptime, production, and quality.”