Metso to Supply New Containerboard Machine to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper in China

The new PM 16 will have a production capacity of 880 tonnes per day and produce fluting grades from recycled stock.

June 27, 2013 - Metso said that it will supply Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd. with an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for their Pinghu mill in Zhejiang Province in China.

The value of the order was not disclosed.

The new containerboard machine will produce high-quality containerboard grades out of 100 percent recycled raw materials.

Start-up of the machine is scheduled for 2014.

Metso’s delivery will include a complete OptiConcept M boardmaking line from headbox to reel with related air systems and chemical systems. The automation package will include dilution headbox controls.

The new 5.65-meter-wide (trim) machine, PM 16, will have a design speed 1,100 m/min and produce fluting grades out of recycled raw materials in the basis weight range of 70-120 g/m2.

Production capacity of PM 16 will be about 880 tonnes per day.

Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd. manufactures kraft liner board, white top linerboard, high strength corrugated base paper, other special paper, corrugated cardboard as well as tissue paper. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Pinghu, China.