Shandong IP & Sun Food Packaging Starts Up PM 26

Nov. 26, 2012 - Metso said that a cartonboard production line, PM 26, that it supplied for Shandong IP & Sun Food Packaging Co. Ltd. recently came on-stream on September 19, 2012 in Yanzhou City, Shandong Province in China.

During start-up, PM 26 produced base paper for 300-g/m2 folding boxboard. Coated A grade was achieved in less than a week’s time from the start-up.

PM 26 has a wire width of 6.85 meters and an annual production capacity of approximately 550,000 tonnes of folding boxboard and art board grades in the basis weight range of 170 to 350 g/m2. Design speed is 950 m/min.

Shandong IP & Sun Food Packaging Co. Ltd. is part of a joint venture established by International Paper and Sun Paper Group in 2006. The joint venture includes International Paper & Sun Cartonboard Co., Ltd., Shandong International Paper & Sun Coated Paperboard Co., Ltd., Shandong IP & Sun Packaging Co., Ltd. and International Paper & Sun (Hong Kong) Trading Lirnited. Today the company operates a total of four paper machines supplied by Metso (PM 17, PM 18, PM 22, PM 26).