Shandong Chenming starts up a Metso-supplied coated fine paper line in China

Published July 19, 2011 10.00.00 +2 GMT

The Metso-supplied high quality art fine paper line PM 6 to Shouguang MeiLun Paper Co., Ltd. in Shouguang, Shandong province in China started up successfully on June 30, 2011.

PM 6 includes a complete OptiConcept paper making line from headbox to reel, as well as two winders. It produces doublecoated woodfree paper within the basis weight range of 70-128 g/m². The annual maximum production capacity of the 11.15-m-wide (wire) line is around 800,000 tonnes and the design speed 2,000 m/min. The paper making line has been equipped with latest Metso technology: OptiFormer SB forming section, OptiFlo Pro headbox and OptiDry Twin drying technology.

Shouguang MeiLun Paper is part of Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited, one of the biggest paper producers in China. The group is made up of more than 10 subsidiaries with a production capacity of 4 million tonnes per year.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 28,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

For more information, please contact: Jari Koivisto, Project Manager, Paper business line, Metso Tel +358 40 589 4966 Petri Aspholm, Paper Technology Manager, Paper business line, Metso Tel +358 40 518 9109