Posted May 15, 2018
Valmet will supply a high-speed containerboard making line for a customer in Zhejiang province, China. The board production line is designed to produce high-quality recycled fluting grades and the start-up is scheduled for the end of year 2019, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type and scope is typically around Euro 25-35 million.
"The customer is growing strongly and wants to achieve larger market share with more production capacity and a bigger production machinery. Valmet's strong references convinced the customer to choose our reliable and high-performing technology. One differentiating and decisive factor was Valmet's new type of a spray sizer," says Fan Ze, Vice President, Capital Sales, China, Valmet.
The 7,250-mm-wide (wire) board machine will produce recycled fluting grades with the basis weight range of 60-40 g/m2. The design speed of the machine will be 1,400 m/min.
Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.