InvestLesProm, Russia

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 InvestLesProm, Kama, Russia

Refurbishing of PM7



CTS Engtec and the Russian ZAO Invest LesProm Group were cooperating in the refurbishment of the PM 7 paper machine at Kama Pulp and Paper Mill.The project involved refurbishing PM7 to produce high-quality LWC paper. Overall production was approximately 85,000 tons per year.

CTS Engtec was responsible for a comprehensive BOP (Balance of Plant), which comprised design work for the plant area at Kama Pulp and Paper Mill and linking the new plant to the existing plant infra. BOP included design work management, process design, layout and piping design, and electrical and automation design.

The contract also included work guidance and monitoring of the Russian design agency. CTS Engtec was working in close cooperation with the project’s equipment suppliers. The main equipment supplier for PM 7 was finnish Vaahto Oy.


Kama pulp and paper mill is an integrated member of the Invest LesProm Group (ILP), which was established in 2006 to become a key player in the forestry industry in Russia. The business units in ILP cover the entire chain from forest to finished packaging, including activities within forestry, mills, paper production, fibreboard and paper packaging. The Bank of Moscow is the largest owner of InvestLesProm’s enterprises. Kama Pulp and Paper Mill is located in Krasnokamsk in the Perm region.