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ÅF to the Rescue in Restoration of Hallsta Paper Mill

Friday, Apr 01, 2016
ÅF to the Rescue in Restoration of Hallsta Paper Mill

The paper mill in Hallstavik in Sweden is back to operating at full capacity after a major fire in November last year. ÅF was on site just days after the big fire to inspect and replace damaged equipment. Several of the plant’s machines for pulp production of book and magazine paper were damaged in the fire. Production stood completely still, but after two weeks production of book paper started up and now production of magazine paper is also up and running.

“Although the damage turned out to be more extensive than we first thought, we managed to keep to the schedule, thanks in large part to ÅF’s efforts,” says Daniel Peltonen, Mill Manager at Hallsta paper mill.

During the clean-up and reconstruction work, ÅF took the lead in project and assembly management along with the inspection and commissioning of the processing plant. At most, about 40 ÅF consultants were involved in the Project.

For more information contact Tomas Brink, Project Manager, +46 10 505 24 69,

ÅF is an engineering and consulting company for the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets, creating progress for our clients since 1895. By connecting technologies we provide profitable,  innovative and sustainable solutions to shape the future and improve people's lives. Building on our strong base in Europe, our business and clients are found all over the world.


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