Customer: JK Paper Limited
Production: Coated Paper and high-end Packaging Boards
Description: Valmet will supply a board machine with an extensive automation and Industrial Internet package for JK Paper Limited’s Fort Songadh Mill in India. By investing in the latest coated board technology, JK Paper targets to increase its market share on a growing Indian market and to serve the market with more local supply.
Details: Valmet’s delivery will include a new coated board machine from the headboxes to reel with air dryers, chemical systems, heat recovery and other boardmaking systems. The coating is applied in multiple coating stations including a technologically advanced Opti Coat Layer coating station, which applies two coating layers simultaneously. A disc filter by Valmet’s new Mill Process Solutions Business Unit (former GL&V) and a vast automation system package with Valmet Performance Center (VPC) services with on-demand expert support will also be included in the delivery.
The 4,250-mm-wide (wire) board machine will produce folding boxboard, solid bleached board (SBS) as well as cup and barrier board grades.
Start-up: The start-up of the machine is scheduled for the end of 2020.