The new board making lines are expected to be operational between the end of 2022 and early 2023

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Valmet to deliver two new board making lines to Zhejiang Shanying Paper. (Credit: bluebudgie from Pixabay)

Finnish company Valmet has secured an order to provide two new OptiConcept M containerboard making lines to China-based Zhejiang Shanying Paper.

The new board making lines, including PM 16 and PM 17, along with extensive packages of automation, services and industrial internet applications will be installed at Jiaxing City mill in Zhejiang province.

Zhejiang Shanying will use the new board making lines to continue the expansion of its business in the Zhejiang area.

The new board making lines are expected to be operational between the end of 2022 and early 2023.

Valmet stated that the latest deliveries of Jiaxing Mill will be the firm’s 11th and 12th OptiConcept M board making line deliveries to Zhejiang Shanying Paper.

Shanying International chairman and CEO Wu Ming Wu said: “Our cooperation with Valmet has been excellent, and it is based on mutual trust.

“We are really happy about the already started-up machine lines of Huazhong PM 21 and PM 23. This was a decisive factor when we were choosing the supplier for PM 16 and PM 17.

“We are expecting to have excellent support for the start-up and the line optimization after the start-up with the extensive automation package.”

The scope of the deal includes the supply of a high-speed and multi-layer containerboard making line from broke collection to a reel and winders.

Valmet will also supply board machine process ventilation systems. The wide automation package consists of Valmet DNA automation system for process and machine controls, and runnability and condition monitoring and Valmet IQ quality management system.

In addition, the firm will provide comprehensive Maintenance Master Data, Valmet Paper Machine Clothing, spare parts and consumables packages.

Valmet will support the start-up and the further optimisation of PM 16 remotely from Valmet Performance Centre for a period of two years.

Established in 2002, Zhejiang Shanying Paper produces box board paper, high-strength fluting paper, card paper, newspaper and other products.