20 July, 2011
The Metso-supplied high quality art fine paper line PM 6 to Shouguang MeiLun Paper Co., Ltd. in Shouguang, Shandong province in China started up successfully on June 30, 2011.
PM 6 includes a complete OptiConcept paper making line from headbox to reel, as well as two winders. It produces doublecoated woodfree paper within the basis weight range of 70-128 gsm. The annual maximum production capacity of the 11.15-m-wide (wire) line is around 800,000 tonnes and the design speed 2,000 m/min. The paper making line has been equipped with latest Metso technology: OptiFormer SB forming section, OptiFlo Pro headbox and OptiDry Twin drying technology.
Shouguang MeiLun Paper is part of Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited, one of the biggest paper producers in China. The group is made up of more than 10 subsidiaries with a production capacity of 4 million tonnes per year.