Metso to Relocate, Rebuild Paper Machine for Chenming Jilin in China

Sept. 26, 2012 - Metso said that it will supply Chenming Jilin, part of Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd., with the relocation and rebuild of a paper machine for the company’s new mill site in Jilin Province, China.

The exact value of the deal was not be disclosed, however Mesto said a typical market value of this type of a relocation and rebuild project ranges from EUR 10 to 20 million.

“The main target of the project is to increase production by improving the efficiency of the paper making line and by increasing the drying capacity of the paper machine,” said Jukka Vuorela, Metso’s Sales Manager.

According to Metso, a paper machine of Chenming Jilin will be relocated within Jilin City from the current mill site to the company’s new mill site.

Metso will supervise the dismantling and packing of the paper machine line and supervise the installation and start-up of the relocated equipment. The delivery will also include a rebuild of the relocated PM 12.

Start-up of the relocated and rebuilt machine is scheduled for the second half of 2013.