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Valmet to Supply New Containerboard Machine to Paper Producer in China

Valmet containerboard machine

May 15, 2018 - Valmet said that it will supply a high-speed containerboard making line for a customer in Zhejiang province, China.

The 7,250-mm-wide (wire) board machine will produce recycled fluting grades with the basis weight range of 60-40 g/m2. The design speed of the machine will be 1,400 meters/minute.

According to Valmet, the customer's goal for the project is to increase its capacity and market share.

"The customer is growing strongly and wants to achieve larger market share with more production capacity and a bigger production machinery, said Fan Ze, Vice President, Capital Sales, China, Valmet.

Valmet's delivery includes a complete containerboard making line with broke collection, approach flow system, an OptiFlo Foudrinier headbox, an OptiFormer Hybrid forming section with shoe and blade technology, an OptiPress Center press section, an OptiRun dryer section, OptiAir Hood high humidity hood, an OptiSizer Spray sizer with related supply system and surface size preparation system, ventilation equipment for board machine, and an OptiReel Pope reel.

The scope of supply also includes a Valmet IQ quality measurement system (QMS).

Start-up is scheduled for the end of year 2019.

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SOURCE: Valmet