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Porcari, Oct 5, 2017 – The BoosTEK™ Performance Pack has been successfully employed in the Laval Sur Vologne Mill and, as a results of that, Lucart has decided to apply this new and disruptive technology and awarded Kadant Lamort with 5 new additional units to Boost the performance of his Screening systems installed in all the other mills of the group.



BoosTEK™ utilizes inherent system pressure to amplify the breakdown of the stock mats that form on, and ultimately block, the screen cylinder. This proprietary technology dramatically improves the performance of the screen - increasing capacity, contaminant collection, and the yield of clean pulp fibre.



Alain Lascar, director of technology and marketing at Kadant Lamort, noted: “Significant savings make this a cost-effective upgrade with a compelling return on investment. We have achieved up to a 40% reduction in energy consumption or up to a 65% gain in fiber yield depending on the operational focus”.



“We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Kadant. The technological developments and ideas which we have created together are in line with Lucart’s philosophy, in particular regarding energy saving and the reduction of industrial waste collection, whilst respecting the highest quality standards which is the ultimate aim of Lucart’s recycled products” said Franco Pasquini, Engineering Director of Lucart.



Installed on either the accept or the reject line of your screen, the gains can be both qualitative and quantitative. BoosTEK’s adaptive intelligent technology reacts to the needs of the upstream screen, optimizing the running conditions of the stock flow to maximize performance and output.









About Lucart

Lucart, a multinational Italian industrial group founded in the province of Lucca in 1953, is one of the main producers in Europe of mono-glazed paper and tissue products (paper articles intended for daily consumption, such as toilet paper, kitchen paper, napkins, tablecloths, handkerchiefs, etc.) and Airlaid products. For further information, please visit the website www.lucartgroup.com



About Kadant Lamort

Kadant Lamort SAS, a subsidiary of Kadant Inc. (NYSE: KAI), is a leading fiber processing and recycling equipment supplier that designs, manufactures, and services equipment used in virgin and recycled paper stock preparation and paper machine approach-flow applications.

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