Valmet to deliver key HT-BCTMP equipement to Shandong Jin Tian He Paper in China

Apr 26, 2024

Valmet will deliver key HT-BCTMP (high-temperature bleached chemi-mechanical pulping technology) line equipment to Shandong Jin Tian He Paper Co., Ltd. Valmet’s high-temperature pretreatment technology will enable the production of high bulk pulp for their board machine with relatively lower refining energy consumption.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2023. The value of the order is not disclosed. The project is scheduled for execution in spring 2025.

“The HT-BCTMP pulp produced is targeted for high-end food packaging paperboard. Jin Tian He’s investment responds to the growing social demand for high-end packaging products. Valmet’s high bulk, low energy consumption HT-BCTMP technology will assist in achieving this vision. Valmet's way to serve and unique offering combining process technology, services, and automation help customers succeed in the highly competitive market. I believe that with the joint efforts of Jin Tian He Paper and Valmet, the project will be successful. The companies will definitely have more in-depth cooperation in the future,” says Liu Cai, Project Director, Jin Tian He Paper Company.

Valmet has strong expertise in chemi-mechanical pulping technology The novel HT-BCTMP technology offers flexibility and the ability to produce high bulk pulp at low energy consumption, providing significant operational savings and material efficiency. Valmet's HT-BCTMP technology can play a fundamental role in supporting the sustainable development of Jin Tian He Company,” says Kevin Jiang, Director, China North Region, Valmet.

Technical information about the delivery

Valmet’s delivery will include a primary refiner, a pressurized impregnator and a preheater, steam separation, a low consistency refiner, screening and Valmet Wash Presses. Additionally, Valmet DCS was selected for the automatic control of the HT-BCTMP line. Valmet will also provide engineering, installation supervision, as well as start-up and commissioning supervision services during implementation.

In addition, Valmet will also deliver Valmet Conical Refiner Conflo units and a Valmet Deflaker to Shandong Jin Tian He Paper Co., Ltd. The order of the units and deflaker is included in Valmet´s orders received of the first quarter 2024. The value of the order is not disclosed.

With the packaging market’s demand for lower grammage and higher bulk density properties, Valmet’s HT-BCTMP technology is gaining increasing attention from the industry.

About Jin Tian He Group

Shandong Jin Tian He Paper Co., Ltd., established in 2022, is a subsidiary of Shandong Tianhe Paper Co., Ltd. which was established in 1978. Shandong Tianhe Paper Co., Ltd. is a pulp-paper integrated enterprise. Its main products include, for example, mechanical pulp, fine paper, package paper and specialty paper. The company has more than 1,500 employees.

For further information, please contact:

Liam Ahern, Global Product Manager,
 Mechanical Pulping and Fiberboard
 email: liam.ahern(at) 
tel.: +46 739 011 940

Marko Loijas,Senior Manager
Refiners, Deflakers, Dispersers, Stock Preparation and Recycled Fiber
email: marko.loijas(at)
tel. +358 40 088 4114