Customer: Liansheng Pulp & Paper
Description: Valmet has received a major order from Liansheng Pulp & Paper (Zhangzhou) in Fujian Province in China covering multiple technology deliveries for the customer’s Zhangpu site. Valmet will supply a coated board making line (BM 2) with related automation systems, bleached chemi-thermo mechanical pulp (BCTMP) technology and two small size tissue machines (TM 5 and TM 6). In addition, Valmet will supply four tissue machine headboxes for tissue machines TM 7, TM 8, TM 9 and TM 10 at the same site.
Details: Valmet’s delivery for BM 2 will include an OptiConcept M coated board making line from headbox to a reel, winders and broke collection. The three-layer base board will be calendered by OptiCalender Hard calenders after which four coating layers will be applied by OptiCoat Jet coating stations and their supply systems followed by a number of OptiDry Coat air drying units, OptiDry Chill web cooling, and OptiDry Profile and OptiDry Turn air dryers, as well as TurnFloat for contactless web turning. These will be followed by an OptiCalender Soft to achieve very high-quality surface properties, OptiReel Linear for trouble-free reeling, transfer rails, OptiCart Stream parent roll cart, and two OptiWin Drum two-drum winders for safe and high-capacity parent roll handling and winding. Board machine process ventilation will be managed with OptiAir Hood high-humidity hood and OptiAir Recovery heat recovery system.
The delivery will include a wide range of automation solutions based on Valmet DNA Distributed Control System (DCS) with built-in Machine Controls (MCS), Machine Condition and Runnability Monitoring, and Valmet IQ Quality Control System (QCS). In addition, Valmet provides Web Monitoring (WMS) and Web Inspection Systems (WIS) and profilers. The delivery will also include comprehensive Valmet paper machine clothing and spare part packages, valves for supply systems and connectivity from Valmet Industrial Internet solutions.
The 8,850-mm-wide (forming fabric) board machine BM 2 will produce folding boxboard grades with a basis weight range of 210–400 g/m2 and with design speed of 1,400 m/min. The daily capacity will be over 4,700 tonnes.
Start up: The start-up of the coated board machine and BCTMP technology are scheduled for the third quarter of 2025, the tissue machines for the fourth quarter of 2024, and tissue machine headboxes for the third quarter of 2024.