Metso will supply a complete tissue production line for Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill in China. The new tissue machine will be installed at the company’s mill in Jinggu County, Yunnan Province. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for mid 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
With this new tissue line Yunnan Yun-Jing will be able to develop their forest resources into valuable consumer products and add high-quality tissue to their current product portfolio. The main part of the order is included in Metso’s Pulp, Paper and Power second quarter 2013 orders received. The automation package is included in Automation’s second quarter 2013 orders received.
Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete high-speed tissue production line featuring an Advantage DCT 100+ tissue machine equipped with an OptiFlo II TIS headbox, an Advantage ViscoNip press for improved press dryness, and a Metso special alloy cast iron Yankee cylinder with an Advantage AirCap Yankee hood. Metso will also supply stock preparation equipment and Metso DNA automation and Metso IQ quality control systems.
The new line will have a width of 2.85 m and an operating speed of 1,870 m/min. It will have a yearly production of 30,000 tonnes of bathroom tissue for the Chinese market. Raw material for the new production line will be virgin fiber from the company’s own pulp mill.