Voith to Supply Sun Paper with Three Paper Machines

PM 31 and the PM 32 (corrugated medium and testliner) will be installed at the Sun Paper location in Zoucheng, China.

July 7, 2014 - Voith said that it will supply Sun Paper with three paper machines for production of packaging and graphic paper.

PM 31 and the PM 32 will be installed at the Sun Paper location in Zoucheng, China. The machines will produce corrugated medium and testliner in a basis weight range of 90-250 g/m with a wire width of 7,300 mm and at an operating speed of 1,200 m/min.

The third paper machine (graphic paper) is being installed at Sun Paper's facility in Yanzhou, China. PM 29 is designed for a wire width of 8,100 mm and an operating speed of 1,800 m/min and will produce graphic paper in a basis weight range of 50-120 g/m.

Machine clothing and quality control systems will also be supplied by Voith.

"We see an increasing demand for our medium-sized machines and offer paper producers in this segment convincing, attractive solutions," said Andreas Endters, Member of the Management Board of Voith Paper. "Our machine concept is perfectly adjusted to the needs of this market and our customers benefit from resource- and cost-efficient machines with proven technology."

Sun Paper was founded in 1980 and today is one of the largest paper manufacturers in China to be privately owned. With approx. 10,000 employees, the company produces around 3.5 million metric tons of paper annually.

Voith Paper, a division of the Voith Group, offers new machines for the production of graphic papers, board and packaging grades, specialty or tissue papers. The company also offers rebuilds, and pulp and paper related products and services. For more information, visit www.voithpaper.com.