Valmet will supply key paper machine technology, which includes several upgrading works, to Muda Paper Mills Sdn. Bhd. for its PM 9 in Malaysia. The start-up is scheduled for the 2Q 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The project of this size and scope is typically valued at around Euro 3 million.
Valmet's delivery will include high technology equipment to improve paper machine performance. The scope also includes a new metalizing MG dryer cylinder, with a construction based on research and stress analysis, producing opportunities for operating efficiency, energy efficiency, and increased speeds. MG dryer will operate with hood and remote control system and a transfer box. The design of this transfer box procures a stable distribution of air and it will be installed before the MG Dryer to avoid any problems of wrinkles and bubbles.
The 3,600-mm-wire width MG machine will produce food packaging grade, wax based and wet strength base with the basis weight range of 20-60 g/m2. The design speed will be 800 m/min and the daily production capacity will be 80 tonnes at basis weight of 35 g/m2.
Muda Paper Mills Sdn. Bhd. is a leading integrated paper manufacturer in Malaysia. Produced from recycled waste paper, their wide range of products include high grade industrial brown paper, corrugated boards, corrugated boxes, multi-wall paper bags and PE laminated paper.