Valmet to supply automation systems to Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co., Ltd in China

Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on April 30, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet will supply Valmet DNA automation systems to Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co., Ltd. (Sun Paper) in China. The two systems will be installed on the company's paper machine PM 39 and PM 40, enabling the lines to increase availability, production efficiency and optimize operation.

The order was included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2020. The delivery will take place in the third quarter of 2020.

"Valmet is our strategic partner, they have strong delivery and service capabilities, wide offering and global expert support. We trust Valmet’s technology and solutions. We already have Valmet’s stock preparation equipment on PM 39 and PM 40. With the synergy of Valmet’s automation solution, we can get tangible benefits from single supplier, such as machine utilization improvement and high production efficiency. In addition, Valmet’s automation system is user-friendly, which allows our operators to easily run two new paper machines," says Wenchun Wu, Project Director, Sun Paper.

“We have a very good cooperation with Sun Paper. We provided Valmet IQ Process and Quality Vision (PQV) systems and Valmet condition monitoring on their PM 39 and PM 40, and we are very glad that we can now provide a wider range of our offering. Valmet DNA is a single process automation and distributed control system that can be applied for process controls, machine controls, and quality controls. With Valmet DNA, we are ready to bring our customer’s automation to the next level,” says Chenglin Si, Area Sales Manager, China, Automation, Valmet.

Information about Valmet's delivery

Valmet's delivery consists of a Valmet DNA automation system. Valmet's comprehensive and scalable automation solution is geared toward optimum productivity and efficiency.

Information about the customer Sun Paper

Sun Paper was founded in 1982, headquartered in Yanzhou District, Jining City of Shandong Province. It is a leading cross-national papermaking group integrating timberland, pulping and paper making, and a top 50 papermaking company in the world. Sun Paper has a series of products including high-class art paper, high-class cultural and office paper, specialty fiber dissolving pulp, household paper, and industrial paper.

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For further information, please contact:
Chenglin Si, Area Sales Manager, China, Automation, Valmet, tel. +86 21 3997 5000

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

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