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Precision: New sheeter for cartonboard machine 2

Quality cartonboard: Varel invests heavily

Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) is continuing to consistently implement its strategic program, which comprises a total of 280 million Euro, with future-oriented investments in its cartonboard production. >> Continue reading
From wind power, PKV can generate steam for production in a new module.

Foundation 2° enlarges the alliance for corporate climate protection with PKV

"Bringing ecology and economy into harmony is an elementary component of our corporate policy", says Kristian Evers, partner of PKV. >> Continue reading
Ready! The PM4 rebuild team is happy about a successful project completion (photo was taken before corona restrictions)

After the rebuild: Paper machine 4 has started production on schedule

After a comprehensive modernization and renewal of the wire and press section, paper machine 4 has restarted as scheduled. >> Continue reading

Why does the PKV continue to produce?

Packaging material is urgently needed in the food and medical goods industry, especially in pandemic times. >> Continue reading
Left to right: Merlin Vagt, Rolands Stepanovics, Agris Gavars und Annika Stiefs.

Latvian trainees get to know everyday working life at the PKV

With the visit programme the PKV supports the international exchange of trainees - an exciting learning effect also for the own junior staff. >> Continue reading
Handing over PKV's donation to the rescue dog squadron

Donation: 2.500 Euro for rescue dog squadron

Volunteer teams regularly support emergency services with rescue dogs in the search for missing persons - in Friesland and Wilhelmshaven since 1986. This valuable work is supported by PKV with this year's main donation. >> Continue reading
PKV's paper machine 4

More efficiency, less energy: PKV modernizes paper machine 4

As part of its strategic programme, PKV is modernising and renewing an important part of its paper machine 4 in February, for which, among other things, up to 500 external fitters will be employed. >> Continue reading
Example photo: This is how the new noise barrier should look

PKV improves sound insulation for neighbours

With a modernised soundproof wall, the PKV is helping to ensure that in future there will be less noise from the factory on directly adjacent plots. >> Continue reading
PKV and EWE jointly present the climate protection module in Varel.

PKV tests climate protection module: Wind power generates steam for paper machines

Clean wind power is an important building block on the road to CO2 neutrality in our society - but what if there is too much electricity in the grid? Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) is now testing a module that can … >> Continue reading

PKV increases production and reduces CO2 emissions: One million tons for sustainable packaging

The Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel (PKV) is continuing to develop its mill with an ongoing strategic program lasting several years. The focus is on investments in quality and energy efficiency as well as meeting the … >> Continue reading
reject recovery plant

Status of construction work of our reject recovery plant

As you can already see clearly from roadside of Dangaster Strasse, the construction of the reject recovery plant is progressing steadily. In the meanwhile, we also received notice of approval from authorities. >> Continue reading
The final race

Fourth Paperboat Regatta

On June 1st 2018, the Vareler Paperboat Regatta took place for the fourth time! >> Continue reading
Fire on waste paper stock

Fire on PKVs waste paper stock

Enclosed you find course of events of fire burst at our mill as a summary, which is listed in chronological order from 22nd until 25th of May 2018. Fortunately both paper machines are on track again since the weekend … >> Continue reading
Arrival at Varel´s harbour

Heavy load for paper and board mill Varel

Papier- u. Kartonfabrik Varel received 3 bulk tanks (30m in length and 6m in diameter) in the night from Friday, January 12th 2018, to Saturday 13th for an expansion project of their water purifying plant. The bulk … >> Continue reading
Paperboat Regatta at Varel`s harbour

Paperboat Regatta 2017

On June 9th the third paper- and boardboat regatta took place at Varel's habour. 41 teams competed against each other to win the "unofficial German championship in paperboat double rowing". Thus it is probably the only … >> Continue reading
Red Wave

"Red Wave" on the way again

The basic conditions for this years charity run for the Varel hospice were perfect: 610 motivated runners made their laps through Varel town centre at perfect running weather, on May 6th 2017. >> Continue reading
Friesland barracks

PKV buys new plot

Beginning of May Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel purchased approximately 62,000 square meters of land of the former "Friesland barracks" from the town of Varel. >> Continue reading
Paper Boat Regatta 2016

Paper Boat Regatta

Apprentices duel at last year's paper boat regatta in the port of Varel. >> Continue reading
New packaging line in operation

Packaging line operational

The new, fully automatic packaging line for cardboard was put into operation. >> Continue reading
Taking measurements in the new sheet lab

New sheet lab

The new sheet lab offers precise measurements of the paper grades during production. >> Continue reading

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