Valmet to supply a new headbox to Naini Papers Limited in India
Valmet Oyj’s trade press release on February 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EET
Valmet will supply a new headbox to Naini Paper Limited’s Kashipur mill in India. The investment is targeted to strengthen Naini Paper’s capability in delivering high-quality paper to its customers and secure its market position with growing productivity.
The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the first quarter 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The delivery is scheduled to take place in December 2022, and the start-up in the first quarter of 2023.
“We expect to achieve quality improvement and production enhancement with this new headbox supplied by Valmet,” says Pawan Agarwal, Managing Director, Naini Papers Limited.
“The headbox rebuild will help Naini Papers to reduce energy consumption through less breaks, to achieve materials savings through furnish optimization and to improve profile uniformity for better paper quality. We are very happy to start working with Naini Papers and are looking forward to a successful project together,” says Varun Jain, Director, India Region, Valmet.
Valmet's delivery includes an OptiFlo Fourdriner headbox and the Valmet IQ Dilution Profiler with CD controls to Naini Paper’s PM 2 at their Kashipur mill. The innovative single layer headbox with a dilution system will improve web profiles, formation, and productivity of the machine. It will have an operating speed of 900 m/min and a wire width of 3,260 mm.
OptiFlo Fourdriner headbox
Information about Naini Papers Limited
Naini Papers Limited, which was started in 1995, is one of the few premier paper manufacturing facilities in India. Naini offers high quality writing and printing papers with improved physical and optical properties. Naini is a market leader in producing single layer cup stock (for making paper cups) and saturating kraft (for making laminates).
For further information, please contact:
Varun Jain, Director, India Region, Asia Pacific, Valmet, tel. +91 96548 13696
Sami Anttilainen, Director, Product Sales, Board and Paper Mills, Paper business line, Valmet, tel. +358 40 768 7854
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