Orient Paper to Begin Trials with New Corrugated Medium Machine

Orient Paper's new 360,000 tpy corrugating medium paper machine.

Sept. 8, 2011 - Orient Paper said that it has successfully completed the construction and installation of a new 360,000 tons per year corrugated medium paper machine and ancillary equipment at its paper mill in Baoding, China.

Currently, the company is carrying out limited testing procedures with its current power supply system on separate sections of its new production line, and is in the process of recruiting and training new employees.

In addition, Orient Paper is coordinating plans with local government and the utilities department to activate the company's new power station, which will be the primary source of power supply for the new corrugating paper production line.

Orient Paper expects the new power station to be activated and the commercial production of the new production line to be officially launched in the near term.

"With the completion of construction and installation of the paper manufacturing equipments, we are now making progress on testing procedures. We also expect to conduct complete trial runs after our new power station is activated," said Zhenyong Liu, chairman and CEO of Orient Paper.

"We have been working towards expanding our capacity over the past few years. We believe at our new facility, we will produce high-quality products that will further strengthen our market reputation and increase our market share."

SOURCE: Orient Paper Inc.