Metso will supply two board machines to Liansheng Paper Industry (Longhai) Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Fujian Liansheng Paper Co. Ltd., to its mill in Longhai City in Fujian Province on the southeast coast of China. The startup of both machines is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012.
Metso’s delivery will include two 7.25-m-wide (wire) board machines with a design speed of 1,200 m/min. The combined annual capacity of the two machines will be about 800,000 tonnes. The new PM 5 will produce testliner in the basis weight range of 100-140 g/m2 and the new PM 6 will produce fluting in the basis weight range of 65-100 gsm.