The two Metso-supplied containerboard machines of Nine Dragons Paper Industries, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd., have successfully been started up in Taicang, Jiangsu Province, China. The testliner machine PM 29 came on stream on January 15, 2011 and the fluting machine PM 30 on January 31, 2011.
The PM 29 is a three-ply multi-Fourdrinier machine with a WinDrum winder and produces testliner in the basis weight range of 115-175 GSM. The PM 30 is equipped with a ValFormer shoe blade hybrid former and a WinDrum winder, and produces fluting in the basis weight range of 70-90 GSM. The wire width of both machines is 7.25 m.
Established in 1995, Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd. is the largest packaging paperboard producer in Asia and one
of the largest in the world in terms of production capacity. ND Paper and its subsidiaries primarily produce high performance linerboard, corrugating medium and coated duplex board.