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Month: December 2017

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On Tuesday 6th November, 2017 the biggest machine upgrade in the history of Aylesford Newsprint began on Paper Machine 14 (PM14). Aylesford employees and contractors alike were ready and prepared to start work on the removal of the old head box and the installation of the new Opti Flow D head box; a mammoth project and a culmination of a year’s methodical planning. At the same time as this work it was considered judicious to upgrade the More

Quick Facts about the old Aylesford Newsprint

Quick Facts about Aylesford Newsprint Paper Machine 14 (PM14) is 120 metres long, 9.4 metres wide and operates at 1,680 metres per minute. Paper Machine 13 (PM13) is 90 metres long, 5.4 metres wide and operates at 900 metres per minute. The Gas powered combined heat and power plant is owned by Npower Cogen and produces 92 Mwh of electricity and 120 tonnes of steam per hour. A further steam generator (the sludge combustor) also produces a More

Newsprint

We are an independent producer of premium quality newsprint operating a single site in a large global Forest Products Industry. We produce 400,000 tonnes per annum of newsprint which is 1% of the total world production of nearly 40 million tonnes and 4% of European production of 9.2 million tonnes per annum. Our turnover is about £130 million per annum and we achieve a high level of output with production of over 1,000 tonnes per employee. We More