Helsinki, Finland, 04 March 2010 -- Metso will supply a containerboard production line to Zhejiang Ji'An Paper Packet Co., Ltd. for their mill in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China. The start-up of the production line is scheduled for the second quarter of 2011.
The value of the order will not be disclosed. The value of these types of production lines ranges from EUR 80-100 million depending on the scope of delivery. The order is included in Paper and Fiber Technology and Energy and Environmental Technology’s first quarter orders received.
Metso’s delivery will include a containerboard machine. The fully automated reel features unique one-level reeling technology. The Metso automation package will comprise process, machine, and quality controls.
The containerboard machine´s daily production capacity will be approximately 1900 metric tons of coated white top testliner out of bleached kraft pulp, deinked pulp, mixed waste, and old corrugated containers.
Zhejiang Ji'An Paper Packet Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Shanghai Taison Pulp & Paper Group. Zhejiang Ji'An currently produces containerboard on two Metso-supplied machines. The company’s annual production capacity is around 750,000 tons.
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