Metso will supply board making technology for Cheng Loong Corporation for their new containerboard production line at Hou-Li paper mill in Taiwan. The production line is scheduled to start up in the second quarter of 2011. The value of the order exceeds EUR 20 million.
Metso’s delivery will include three ValFlo headboxes for the 3- ply liner machine with an IQDilution Pro dilution profiling system for the back ply, a ValPress press section and a ValSizer film size press. The dryer section will be equipped with an IQAquaPro moisturizing unit for web moisture profile control. The daily production capacity of the 7.25-m-wide (wire) PM 10 is up to 1,400 tonnes of kraft top and testliner in the basis weight range of 100-280 g/m2 at a maximum running speed of 1,000 m/min.
Established in 1959, Cheng Loong Corporation has four paper mills and five paper box plants in Taiwan. The company’s annual production capacity of paper and paperboard is approx. 1.8 million tonnes.