Valmet-supplied fine paper line for Asia Symbol Paper started-up in China
(China, 7 March, 2017) Valmet-supplied fine paper production line for Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co., Ltd. was successfully started up one month ahead of schedule on January 29, 2017. The new production line PM 12 produces top quality fine papers and it increases the company’s capability to produce value-added products.
For the PM 12, Valmet’s delivery includes a complete fine paper making line from stock preparation to reel with an approach flow system, white water systems, air systems, and clothing for the whole machine line as well as a winder. A comprehensive automation package comprises Valmet DNA process, machine and drive controls and conditioning monitoring as well as Valmet IQ quality control system and profilers. The delivery will also include wet end analyzers. With these automation solutions, the entire production process and the end product quality can be optimized for maximized business results.
The new 9.35 m-wide (wire) machine produces wood free uncoated paper grades in the basis weight of 80 g/m2. The production capacity of the machine is approximately 1,700 tons per day and the design speed 1,800 m/min.
Asia Symbol, is part of RGE (Royal Golden Eagle) Group, is a world-leading producer of pulp and paper. It has an annual production capacity of 1.8 million tons of pulp, 1.0 million tons of fine paper and 470,000 tons of paper board.
Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. (Source: press release)
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