Metso to supply containerboard line to Zhejiang Jian Paper in China

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Metso to supply containerboard line to Zhejiang Jian Paper in China

March 03, 2010 - 17:51

HELSINKI, March 4, 2010 (Press Release) -Metso will supply a containerboard production line to the Chinese Zhejiang Jian Paper Packet Co., Ltd. for their mill in Haiyan county, Jiaxing city, Zhejiang province. The start-up of the production line is scheduled for the second quarter of 2011. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The value of these types of production lines ranges from Euro 80 to 100 million depending on the scope of delivery.

Metso's delivery will include a complete containerboard machine from the 3-ply multi-Fourdrinier forming section equipped with a ValFormer top forming unit to the reel. The fully automated ValReel Pro reel features unique one-level reeling technology. The Metso automation package will comprise process, machine and quality controls.

The 7.25-m-wide (wire) PM 3 will be the fastest coated board machine in the world at the design speed of 1,200 m/min. The daily production capacity will be approximately 1,900 tonnes of coated white top testliner, in the basis weight range of 130-280 g/m2, out of bleached kraft pulp, deinked pulp, mixed waste and OCC (old corrugated containers).

Zhejiang Jian Paper Packet Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Shanghai Taison Pulp & Paper Group. Zhejiang Jian currently produces containerboard on two Metso-supplied machines, the PM 1 started up in 2008 and the PM 2 started up in 2006. The company's annual production capacity is around 750,000 t/a.