Valmet will supply two Valmet IntelliTissue 1600 tissue machines for Liaoning Yusen tissue mill located in the county of Tai’an, Liaoning province, China. The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The total value of an order of this type and delivery scope is typically around EUR 6–8 million.
Valmet IntelliTissue machines belong to the small and medium size tissue machines that were integrated into Valmet’s offering through an acquisition in 2020.
The two tissue lines are scheduled to be in production in the middle of 2023. The cooperation is a continuation of the successful supply of two Valmet IntelliTissue machines to Liaoning Yusen’s mill in 2020. The two new machines will increase the customer’s annual tissue production capacity by 60,000 tons.
“We are happy to cooperate with Valmet again. The Valmet IntelliTissue machines stand out with their high tissue quality and low energy and raw material consumption. Valmet’s solutions enabled us to achieve ideal operating speed and drying efficiency. We were impressed by the high professionalism of the Valmet team during the execution of our previous project and are looking forward to further development with them,” says Zhao Zhancheng, General Manager of Yusen Mill.
“We are grateful for Liaoning Yusen's long-term trust and collaboration. The excellent performance of our IntelliTissue machines delivered to the Liaoning mill earlier has been highly appreciated by the customer, and after years of cooperation, the Valmet and Yusen teams know each other well and work seamlessly together,” says Harrison Zhang, Senior Manager, Sales, China, Paper business line, Valmet.
Technical information about the delivery
The two new Valmet IntelliTissue making lines will produce high quality tissue with a basis weight range of 12,5 -31,3 g/m2, a design speed of 1,600m/min and a reel trim of 3,500mm. The scope of supply includes approach pipe and instrumentation mechanical drive system, lubrication system, steam system and other auxiliary systems.