Valmet upgrades for Shandong Jin Tian He Paper in China

Valmet has confirmed it will supply key technology to Shandong Jin Tian He Paper’s board machine PM 13 food grade folding boxboard line in China.

The delivery will include headboxes, a former and press section, finishing technologies, automation and services. The start-up of the folding boxboard machine is scheduled for the second quarter of 2025. The 6,320 mm wire PM 13 will produce food grade folding boxboard with basis weight range of 170-400 gsm at production speed of 800 m/min.

Valmet’s delivery for PM 13 will include three OptiFlo Fourdrinier headboxes, IntelliTop Former forming section, IntelliPress Linear press section, five OptiCoat Roll coating stations, OptiDry Coat air drying technology and two OptiCalender Soft calenders. The delivery will also include Valmet DNA Machine Controls (MCS), Cross Direction (CD) and Machine Direction (MD) controls, headbox dilution profilers, basic engineering, spare parts packages, and Valmet Industrial Internet solutions with connectivity.

“Shandong Jin Tian He Paper develops high-end food grade coated white cardboard to meet the people’s yearning for a better life and the social demand for high-end packaging products. We chose Valmet because they are one of the best equipment manufacturers, with reliable quality, proactive service and good communication, which helps us reach our goals,“ says Xu Zhenli, Chairman, Shandong Jin Tian He Paper.

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