Valmet to Convert Paper Machine to Containerboard Production for Shangrao City Lulin Paper in China

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Valmet will supply a grade conversion rebuild for Shangrao City Lulin Paper Co., Ltd. in Shangrao, China. According to Valmet, Shangrao City Lulin Paper plans to increase the capacity of fluting grades it produces and expand the company by building a new greenfield mill.

After being relocated to the site of the new mill, PM 5 be converted to produce fluting grades with a design basis weight range of 60-100 g/m2.

The 8,650-mm wide (wire) containerboard machine will have a design speed of 1,300 m/min.

“The paper machine, which was originally Valmet-supplied, and its former section with shoe and blade technology set an excellent foundation for a modern and high-speed containerboard machine,” explained Fan Ze, Vice President of Capital Sales in China, Valmet.

Valmet’s delivery for the grade conversion rebuild will include broke collection, modifications to wet end, new OptiSizer Film with related surface starch preparation system and supply system as well as an OptiReel and a winder upgrade. Board machine ventilation process equipment with a hood, heat recovery with other related air and ventilation systems as well as Valmet Paper Machine Clothing package for start-up will also be included.

The automation delivery will include Valmet DNA Automation System for both process and machine controls, as well as runnability and condition monitoring. Board’s final quality is managed with Valmet IQ Quality Control System with a comprehensive range of profilers and web monitoring system.

Start-up of PM 5 is scheduled for early 2020.

About Shangrao City Lulin Paper
Established in 1990, Shangrao City Lulin Paper is a family-owned company. Its main products are liner and coreboard grades. Lulin Paper will build a new greenfield mill with 700,000 tonnes per year liner and fluting capacity.

SOURCE: Valmet

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