May 11, 2021 - Valmet will supply two Valmet Advantage DCT tissue lines, including automation system and three tissue rewinders, to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd. in China. The new line will support the company's increasing demand for high-quality tissue products in the domestic and international markets. The start-ups are planned for the first half of 2022.
The value of the order will not be disclosed, however a project of this size and scope is typically valued at around EUR 20-30 million, Valmet said.
The two new tissue machines, TM5 and TM6, will have a width of 5.6 metres, a design speed of 2,000 m/min. and will add 120,000 tons per year of tissue to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper's current production capacity.
The new production lines, which will use virgin fiber, are optimized to save energy and to enhance the quality of the final product.
"We continuously strive for technological development to make sure we always operate at optimum production level," said Liao Changlv, Chief Engineer, Zhejiang Jingxing Paper. "Through Valmet's advanced technology, high-quality service, and joint efforts from both parties we will be able to achieve the expected goals."
Valmet's scope of delivery will comprise complete tissue production lines featuring two Valmet Advantage DCT 200 HS tissue machines. The machines will be equipped with OptiFlo headbox and steel Yankee cylinders. It will also be featured with the Advantage tissue technology including ViscoNip press, Advantage AirCap systems, WetDust dust systems, sheet transfer systems and SoftReel P reels. The delivery includes three Valmet Focus Rewinders.
Furthermore, the delivery will include an extensive Valmet automation package with Valmet DNA machine controls, process controls and Valmet IQ quality controls.
Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. The company's technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. To learn more, visit: www.valmet.com.
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