Valmet to supply a headbox upgrade for Green Forest (QingXin) Paper Industrial Limited (Company news)
Valmet will supply a headbox upgrade and two headbox recondition service packages to Green Forest (QingXin) Paper Industrial Limited paper mill in Qingxin County, Qingyuan, China. The delivery is scheduled to take place in September 2017, and the start-up to be in October and November 2017.
Photo: Board machine at the Green Forest (QingXin) Paper Industrial Limited paper mill in Qingxin County, Qingyuan, China
The order was included in Valmet's third quarter 2016 orders received. The value of an upgrade of this scope is usually valued around EUR 1 million.
"Valmet has proven technology, products and services bringing us reliability and performance. This upgrade turns our slice controlled headbox into a dilution-controlled headbox and we expect this to improve our board quality," says Mr. Wu Guixing, Production Director, Green Forest paper mill.
"This RetroDilution headbox upgrade will bring better controllability of the headbox and improved end product quality with improved basis weight profile and fiber orientation to the customer. We are happy to bring this new technology to China and thank Green Forest for the excellent cooperation and mutual trust," says Kevin Jiang, Director, South Sales, China.
Technical information of the delivery
Valmet's delivery includes RetroDilution headbox upgrade to Green Forest (QingXin) Paper Industrial Limited's board machine 2 and headbox recondition service packages to paper machine 1 and board machine 2. This RetroDilution headbox upgrade delivery is first of its kind in mainland China.
The RetroDilution for headbox is a dilution control retrofit that provides a cost-effective way of modernizing an existing slice lip controlled headbox into a dilution controlled one.