Posted in: Packaging Technology 04/28/2015 - 14:25
SHANGHAI, April 23, 2015 (RISI) - Two major cartonboard mills are currently taking ten days of downtime, curtailing market supply by some 48,000 tonnes.
PMs at APP China's mill in Qinzhou city, Guangxi autonomous region and Asia Symbol (Shandong) Pulp & Paper's mill in Rizhao city, Shandong province suspended production on April 19 and 18 respectively for maintenance.
The coated ivory board PM at APP China's Qinzhou mill has a capacity of 1.2 million tonnes/yr.
The Voith unit, with a width of 8.7 m and a design speed of 1,400 m/min, started up in 2013.