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Valmet to Supply Two Containerboard Machines for Nine Dragons in China

Valmet containerboard machine The new production lines (PM 39 in Quanzhou and PM 40 in Chongqing) will produce testliner and fluting grades using 100 percent recycled raw materials.

March 10, 2017 - Valmet announced that will supply two containerboard production lines and related automation systems for Nine Dragons Industries Co., Ltd. in China. The new production lines (PM 39 in Quanzhou and PM 40 in Chongqing) will produce testliner and fluting grades with a basis weight range of 75 - 140 g/m2 using 100 percent recycled raw materials.

Valmet's delivery will include pulpers for stock preparation, two OptiFlo Fourdrinier headboxes to ensure higher productivity, OptiFormer Multi forming section, a center-roll based OptiPress press section, a dryer section with OptiAir high humidity hood combining systems for ventilation, runnability and heat recovery, OptiSizer Combi, a sizer with film and pond application, coating air dryers, OptiCalender Hard nip calender, OptiReel Center driven linear reel and OptiWin Drum two-drum base winder.

The delivery also includes Process ventilation equipment for the board machine and a Valmet DNA machine control system.

According to Valmet, with the OptiReel center driven linear reel, the parent reel is moved and built up on solid rails. This new technology increases productivity and improves safety and usability. OptiWin Drum two-drum base winder has a high capacity to meet the production needs and it is also easy to operate. The winder is equipped with Dual Unwind enabling the parent roll change in only one minute.

Start-ups of the machines are scheduled for 2018.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. To learn more, please visit: www.valmet.com

SOURCE: Valmet