Valmet will supply a new OptiConcept M container board making line with extensive package of automation to Shanying Paper, Guangdong at its Zhaoqing mill in China. The new board making line (PM 52) will produce kraft top liner grades and expand Shanying Paper’s business to Guangdong area.
The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the second half 2020. The value of the order will not be disclosed
PM 52 is following the OptiConcept M board making line deliveries of Shanying Huazhong PM 21, which was started up in December 2019, and PM 23, which was started up in September 2020. In addition to these, Valmet has supplied five other board making lines to Shanying International. The start-up of PM 52 is scheduled for the end of 2021.
“We are happy about the earlier references of Huazhong PM 21 and PM 23. It was really nice to see how well and seamlessly everybody worked together when optimizing PM 21 and starting-up PM 23: our people and Valmet’s experts were in Zhaoqing and Valmet’s experts in Europe were supporting us via remote connection,” says Wu Ming Wu, Chairman and CEO of Shanying International.
“Our earlier references are really good, which was an excellent base for the project. Valmet has proved to be flexible and reacted fast to the customer’s requirements and changes. The extensive automation package will be an excellent support in the start-up and for the line optimization after the start-up,” says Hannu Savonen, Sales Manager, Valmet.
Valmet's delivery for PM 52 will include a high-speed container board making line from broke collection to reel and winders. OptiFlo Foudrinier headboxes, OptiFormer Multi forming section and OptiPress Linear press section to produce high-quality base board are also included, followed by an OptiSizer Film sizer, an OptiCalender Hard calender, and OptiReel Linear reel combined with transfer rails, an OptiCart Stream parent roll cart, one OptiWin Drum two-drum winder and one OptiWin Drum two-drum base winder.
The wide automation package includes Valmet DNA automation system for process and drive controls as well as runnability and condition monitoring and Valmet IQ quality management solution. The delivery will also include comprehensive Valmet Paper Machine Clothing, spare parts and consumables packages.
The 9,300-mm-wide (wire) board machine will produce kraft top liner grades. The design speed of the machine will be 1,200 m/min and the daily capacity is approximately 1,920 tonnes.