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Valmet to upgrade recovery boiler at Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing's mill in Chongqing, China

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Valmet to upgrade recovery boiler at Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing's mill in Chongqing, China

August 12, 2021 - 04:34
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ESPOO, Finland, Aug. 12, 2021 (Press Release) -Valmet will offer recovery boiler upgrade service to Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited’s Chongqing mill in China. The project is scheduled to be finished in the second quarter of 2022.

The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2021. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

“Valmet’s solution will solve our actual issues and apply the proven advanced technical knowhow with the latest innovations. I believe that our recovery boiler will achieve safe, stable and efficient operation after this upgrade. And the future cooperation between Lee & Man and Valmet will be further strengthened,” says Zhang Dingjun, Senior Manager, Chongqing Lee & Man Pulp Manufacturing Limited.

“We firmly believe that with Valmet’s technical advantages and full service capability, the recovery boiler will be greatly improved in safety, operational efficiency and unplanned shutdowns,” says Fu Xuebing, Senior Mill Sales Manager, Valmet China South Region.

“This is the first time that Valmet gets involved in modifying and upgrading a non-Valmet recovery boiler. Among multiple technical solutions, we decided on the optimal solution based on customer feedback, site audit, and comprehensive consideration of reliability, purchase lead time, production schedule, cost control and logistics,” says Amanda Xu, Product Sales Manager, Valmet China Services.

Technical information about the delivery

Valmet’s delivery will include: a new recovery boiler floor with entire composite tube San38/SA210; new primary air ports and castings with Valmet design; new furnace screen, and erection advisor. All parts with composite tube San38/SA210 will be manufactured in Valmet’s workshop in Lapua, Finland, and imported to customer mill after pre-assembly.

About Lee & Man Paper

Established in 1994, Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd has grown from a small company into a world leading paper and pulp manufacturer. The Group manufactures linerboards of various grades and corrugating medium of different specifications used for different industrial packaging purposes. The group currently has five paper mills and one pulp factory in China and an annual capacity of 6.88 million tons of containerboard, 180,000 tons of pulp, and about 900,000 tons of tissue paper.

VALMET 

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy. 

Valmet's net sales in 2020 were approximately EUR 3.7 billion. Our 14,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.