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Valmet to supply new headbox, press section and sizer for Zhejiang Long Chen Paper's PM 7 containerboard machine at Dushan mill in China

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Valmet to supply new headbox, press section and sizer for Zhejiang Long Chen Paper's PM 7 containerboard machine at Dushan mill in China

January 22, 2015 - 18:04

ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 23, 2015 (Press Release) -

Valmet will supply Zhejiang Long Chen Paper with a new headbox, press section and sizer for its new PM7 containerboard machine to be located in the company's Dushan mill in Jiaxing City in China. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for 2015.

The order is included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2014 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Valmet's key technologies for containerboard

Valmet's delivery for the new containerboard machine will include a new OptiFlo Fourdrinier headbox for improved product quality and increased productivity, a center-roll based OptiPress press section with modern shoe press technology for lighter basis weights, as well as a new OptiSizer Film sizing section utilizing film application.

"In containerboard manufacturing, headbox, press section and sizer are key components in order to secure production quality. That's why also Long Chen chose Valmet to supply those parts for their PM7 machine," comments Kari Räisänen, Area Sales Director of Valmet.

The 7250mm wide (wire) PM7 will produce containerboard grades at maximum speed of 900 m/min.

About Zhejiang Long Chen

Long Chen Paper Co. is a service-oriented company that manufactures recycled containerboard, corrugated medium paper, corrugated board, and packaging materials. The company has operations in Taiwan and China. Long Chen Paper has 3,318 employees worldwide.

Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our 11,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. Our strong technology offering includes entire pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production.

Valmet's net sales in 2013 were approximately EUR 2.6 billion. Valmet's objective is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.