Customer: Shandong Huatai Paper
Description: In response to changing market demand, Shandong Huatai Paper decided to rebuild and modernize PM11 in order to progressively convert newsprint production to high-quality graphic paper. The paper producer selected the full-line supplier Voith as a suitable partner. After the rebuild, the production line will have a significantly increased annual capacity of 520,000 tonnes at a design speed of 1,800 m/min. The rebuilt production plant is located in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong.
Details: With the help of leading Voith technologies, the annual capacity of PM11 will be significantly increased. The tailor-made package enables state-of-the-art paper production, focusing on the efficiency, stability and reliability of the plant. In addition, the solutions ensure more sustainable production by minimizing the carbon footprint and reducing water and fiber consumption. Among other things, a new MasterJet Pro G headbox is used, which improves paper quality while enabling significant savings in energy costs. In addition, Voith experts are upgrading the forming section similar to the DuoFormer concept to achieve optimum formation and higher throughput. New ProRelease+ HighEnd boxes in the pre-dryer section guarantee improved web stability at high speeds. Furthermore, a SpeedSizer AT with its smooth film application will ensure even and high- quality paper profiles. In the after-dryer section, the efficient CombiDuoRun drying concept will be installed. The scope of supply also includes new automation solutions to efficiently upgrade the existing control systems.
Start up: The rebuilt production plant will start up in 2023.