Valmet will supply a Valmet IQ Steam Profiler to Zhejiang Jingxing Paperboard Co., Ltd. in China. The system optimizes moisture profile and improves end-product quality.
The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2022. The delivery will take place in the second quarter 2023.
“We have had a very good experience with the Valmet IQ Steam Profiler in the existing production line. It has significantly improved moisture management and product quality. Hence we decided to invest in another one. We are confident that Valmet’s proven technology will strengthen our competitiveness in the market,” says Xiaodong Qian, General Manager, Industrial paper department, Jingxing Paper.
“We are happy that Jingxing Paper chose Valmet’s solution, thanks to earlier successful project execution and user experience. Our advanced technology will help them improve production efficiency and performance,” says Liang Zhou, Sales Manager, China, Automation Systems, Valmet.
The Valmet IQ Steam Profiler is a multi-zone steambox system that provides unique profiling accuracy through its electromechanical actuator with position feedback. It features advanced steam injection technology that maximizes steam absorption efficiency and temperature increase to improve dryness after the press. Improved dryness saves energy, reduces CO2 emissions and increases production capacity without growing energy consumption.
Founded in 1984, Jingxing Paper is one of the largest industrial papermaking enterprises and kraft paperboard manufacturers in China. The company is listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange. The company has an annual capacity of 1,500,000 tons of paper. Main grades are kraft paper, white craft paper, high strength corrugating medium, cardboard boxes and household paper products.