Valmet has secured a contract to supply an IQ Steam profiler to Luzhou Yongfeng Pulp and Paper in China.


Image: Luzhou Yongfeng Pulp and Paper is a subsidiary of Sichuan Yongfeng Paper Group. Photo: courtesy of gubgib /

The solution will enable the mill to increase production capacity as well as improve runnability and the economic efficiency of the pulp production line.

The order is included in Valmet’s third quarter 2018 orders received. The delivery will take place in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Luzhou Yongfeng Pulp and Paper production manager Zhou Zhengyin said: “We have good long-term cooperation with Valmet, who is a leading supplier in the pulp and paper industry.

IQ Steam Profiler has many good references with excellent performance around the world, and we believe the solution will help us improve reliability and product quality.”

Valmet China automation account manager Bevin Li said: “With industry know-how and extensive application experience, Valmet is able to provide solutions that the customer wants. We are delighted to be able to work closely with Luzhou Yongfeng to improve the mill’s production efficiency and achieve the desired end-product quality.”

The delivery includes a Valmet IQ Steam Profiler for a pulp production line with electro-mechanical actuators, full diagnostics features and actual position feedback.

In addition, most of the auxiliary components, such as pneumatic retraction equipment and its control, main steam system components and an operator interface will be supplied by Valmet.

Luzhou Yongfeng Pulp and Paper is a subsidiary of Sichuan Yongfeng Paper Group, which is the largest bamboo-pulp-paper group in Sichuan Province.

Luzhou Yongfeng has two production bases in Leshan and Luzhou, and six subsidiaries and one provincial engineering and technology center. Yongfeng Paper has total assets of 3 billion yuan, the annual pulp and paper capacity reaching 600,000 tons.

Source: Company Press Release