(News from RISI) Yunnan Yunjing Forestry & Paper has kicked off mechanical tests on a new 30,000tpy tissue PM at a mill in Puer city, Yunnan province.
The Valmet unit will have a width of 2.85m and an operating speed of 1,870m/min.
The supplier’s delivery included a headbox, a press, a special alloy cast iron yankee cylinder with a hood, stock preparation equipment, and automation and quality systems.
Virgin fibre produced on site will be used to furnish the PM.
The site houses two bleached kraft pulp lines with a combined capacity of around 195,000tpy.