Valmet will supply the Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company with key process technology for its new containerboard machine 23 (BM 23) at the company's Ben Cat mill in Binh Duong Province in Vietnam. Valmet's delivery includes approach flow systems, headboxes, a press section, a sizer, process air systems, a winder, automation systems and Industrial Internet solutions.

The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the third quarter 2022. Its value will not be disclosed, but such an order is typically worth between EUR 20 and 30 million.

The 7,250 mm wide (wire) BM 23 will produce recycled liner and kraft top testliner with a basis weight range of 140-300 g/m2 at a maximum speed of 1,100 m/min.

Cheng Loong decided to invest in this new recycled containerboard mill to tap into Vietnam's growing packaging demands.

"The containerboard market is growing globally, driven by e-commerce and new packaging applications. Valmet has developed several innovative solutions to meet market needs," said Marko Oinonen, Sales Director, Board and Paper Mills, Valmet. "Our technical highlights and the production potential of the containerboard machine were the decisive factors for Cheng Loong."

Cheng Loong Binh Duong Paper Company is part of Cheng Loong Corporation, which was established in 1959. The company has five paper mills and 19 box plants in Taiwan, China and Vietnam and distributes products worldwide. Its annual production capacity is 2.10 million tonnes of paper products (paper and paperboard) and more than 1.7 billion m2 of paper container boxes.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. The company's technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. To learn more, visit: www.valmet.com.

SOURCE: Valmet

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