Valmet will supply a semi-chemical pulp (SCP) line to Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd, Chongqing in China. The technology deliveries by Valmet will begin in 2022 and the start-up is planned for 2023.
The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the second quarter 2021.The value of the order will not be disclosed. However, a project of this size and scope is typically valued at around EUR 10-20 million.
“Our cooperation with Valmet has been good and we are convinced that the partnership and Valmet’s technology will support our development,” says Edmond Lee, CEO, Lee & Man.
“Lee & Man and Valmet have developed a good relationship as a result of the deliveries of many paper and tissue machines throughout the years. We are pleased that we have now also earned Lee & Man’s trust in delivering a new semi-chemical pulp line to their mill in Chongqing. The new semi-chemical pulp line will fulfill Lee & Man’s need for virgin fiber pulp for the production of packaging grades,” says Fan Ze, Vice President, Capital Sales, Valmet, China.”
The delivery includes the latest technology for semi-chemical pulp production and will provide excellent resource efficiency for Lee & Man. The technology provides possibilities to optimize pulp properties with low wood and energy consumption. The deliveries include Valmet Continuous Cooking, screening, refining and washing technologies.