Helsinki, Finland, 16 June 2010 -- Metso will supply two complete tissue production lines to Shanghai Orient Champion Paper Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China. The first line is scheduled to start up in the second quarter of 2011 and the second in the fourth quarter of 2011. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The combined market value of two tissue production lines of this type is about EUR 15-25 million, depending on the scope of delivery and production output. Most of the order is included in Paper and Fiber Technology´s second quarter orders received and the automation package in Energy and Environmental Technology’s second quarter orders received.
Metso’s scope of delivery will comprise two complete tissue production lines, featuring two tissue machines with stock preparation systems and auxiliaries. Each of the machines will be equipped with a headbox, a Yankee cylinder, a hood, a dust management system for enhanced working environment, and a reel. The stock preparation systems will comprise pulpers, conical refiners and deflakers, and machine screens. Both machines will be delivered with a comprehensive Metso automation package that includes machine, process, and integrated drive controls, a quality control system, and a steam box for energy saving and moisture profile control.
Both production lines will be installed at Shanghai Orient Champion Paper’s papermaking facility in Jinshan, outside Shanghai. After installation of the two lines, total capacity at the mill will double from 70,000 to 140,000 metric tons/ year. The rapidly growing company currently operates the Jinshan mill with six smaller tissue machines and converting lines and is now prepared to grow further.
Shanghai Orient Champion Paper Co., Ltd. is part of the CIMIC Group, which operates companies in various businesses. The CIMIC Group has operations in consumer goods, real estate, building materials, education, electronics, and communications industries. Shanghai Orient Champion Paper has a sponsorship agreement with the Shanghai World EXPO, 2010, to provide tissue paper made from recycled milk packaging during the event.
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