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Lee & Man Paper Successfully Started-up Four Valmet Tissue Lines in China

Lee & Man - Tissue machine start-up team Lee & Man tissue line start-up team at the company's Chongqing mill in China. The mill started up four tissue machines within three months. Each machine has the capacity to produce 60,000 tons per year.

Jan. 30, 2017 - Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing's Chongqing mill in China has successfully started up four tissue lines within three months. The tissue lines were supplied by Valmet.

Valmet's scope of delivery included four complete tissue production lines featuring stock preparation systems and Advantage DCT 200HS tissue machines.

Stock preparation equipment, basic engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning were also included in the delivery, as well as an automation package with Valmet DCS and QCS process control systems.

The new tissue machines have a width of 5.6 meters and a design speed of 2,000 m/min. They will have an annual production of 60,000 tons each of toilet and facial tissue per year, using virgin wood pulp and bleached bamboo fiber as raw material.

According to Valmet, the new lines, which are designed for production of high quality tissue products with low energy consumption, were all producing sellable paper from the very start.

“The new lines bring a welcome contribution of 240,000 tons of new capacity to our production of consumer products,” said says Raymond Lee, Chairman, Lee & Man Paper. “They will fulfill our requirements for new capacity.”

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SOURCE: Valmet