Mid-sized PM upgrades for China

On 10th June, 2017, Voith Paper, Huazhang Technology, Jianhui Paper and Jinzhou Paper reached an agreement to rebuild the headboxes and shoe presses of existing paper machines. Under this new contract, Voith Paper has been commissioned to rebuild the headboxes and shoe presses of Jianhui PM 3 and PM 4 as well as Jinzhou PM 3 and PM 4.

The rebuilds will lead to an increase in production capacity of 10 to 15% and a considerable improvement of the paper quality, such as an improved grammage profile and boost in paper formation. Voith Paper continuously offers top performance in every sector over the entire life cycle of the paper machine while providing resource-saving solutions to ensure the sustainable success of its customers. Along with eight headboxes and two Tandem NipcoFlex, the scope of supply includes two CB turn, rolls, sleeves, press felts and services.

This is not the first cooperation between Voith Paper, Jianhui Paper and Jinzhou Paper. This rebuild contract not only shows how much the clients value Voith’s high-quality products, technology and service, but also lays a solid foundation for long-term strategic cooperation between the parties.

With a major market share in automation within the Chinese papermaking industry, Huazhang Technology Holding Ltd provides research, development, design, manufacturing, sales and value-added services for premium comprehensive one-stop automatic systems and solid-liquid separation products.

Founded in 2002 with a total investment of RMB 4.3 billion, Jianhui Paper occupies an area of 480,000 sqm and is situated within the No. 1 Industrial Park in Huangchong Village, which is part of the Dongguan town of Zhongtang. The company specialises in manufacturing high-grade single-coated duplex boards and kraftliner.

Occupying an area of over 400,000 sqm, Jinzhou Paper was founded in 2002 with a total investment of RMB 1.8 billion. It is also located in the No.1 Industrial Park in Huangchong Village and specialises in the production of recycled packaging papers.

Attendees of the signing ceremony included President of Jianhui Paper, Li Guihua; Deputy General Manager of Jianhui Paper, Chen Bo; President of Jinzhou Paper, Li Huihua; President of Huazhang Technology, Zhu Genrong; President P&S of Voith Paper Asia, Gregor Wiche; Managing Director P&S of Voith Paper China, Frank Wu; and P&S Rebuilding Business Director of Voith Paper China, Jason Jiang.

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