Metso will supply a coated board production line to International Paper & Sun Cartonboard Co., Ltd in China. The value of the order will not be disclosed. A typical value of this kind of a production line is EUR 90-120 million, depending on the scope of the delivery and the production output.
Metso’s delivery will include a complete coated board machine from headbox to winders, including stock preparation and approach flow systems, hoods with machine ventilation and coating color preparation systems. Additionally, the full-scope automation delivery will include process, machine and quality controls, web break monitoring and web inspection as well condition monitoring.
International Paper & Sun Cartonboard Co., Ltd. is a joint venture co-established by International Paper and Sun Paper Group. The joint venture combines International Paper’s management and technology experience with Sun Paper Group’s local resources and in-depth understanding of local market. The combined capacity of its three machines is 850,000 t/y and the net sales in 2010 were about EUR 530 million.