Guangdong Huatai Paper Starts Up Relocated Newsprint Machine

July 12, 2011 - Metso said that a newsprint machine it relocated for Guangdong Huatai Paper Co., Ltd. in Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province in China, successfully started up on May 25, 2011.

Metso’s delivery package included engineering and supervision services for dismantling, packing, installation and start-up of PM 1. The delivery also included a new two-loop deinking line with reject handling which will provide the stock for the paper machine. The line has a drum pulper with improved mechanical construction and main drive design together with Metso’s new linear cell flotation technology for main and post flotation.

The 5.56-m-wide (trim) PM 1 has an annual dimensional production capacity of close to 200,000 tonnes of newsprint within the basis weight range of 42 to 48 g/m˛.

The paper machine's design speed is 1,800 m/min.

Huatai Group produces newsprint, uncoated fine paper, coated art paper and tissue with an annual capacity exceeding 3.0 million tonnes.