In January 2014, PMP Group – a global provider of paper and tissue technology, signed a contract with Sun Paper, China, for the delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox. PMP’s unit will be delivered to the Yanzhou mill (Shandong Province) which is the largest single pulp and paper site in China. The main goal of the project is to change the existing production profile from 1-layer to 3-layer paper products.
Sun Paper company is more than 30 years old and over the past decade it has managed to create a brand characterized by high quality and modern technology. Currently their total production is reaching 4 million tons. The company’s annual turnover is estimated in the amount of 30 billion RMB, however, this number is set to be increased in the upcoming 5-10 years, to 100 billion RMB. Sun Paper is known for having a significant position on the Chinese market as a paper supplier, nonetheless, the company has noticed a huge potential of premium tissue products and decided to expand its market potential.
PMP Group’s scope of delivery includes a 4 channel hydraulic headbox – (Intelli-Jet V®) of 3880 mm pondside, machine controls, assembly and start-up supervision. The unit will be installed on PM#16, which produces film base paper (140-250 gsm) and has an operating speed of 600 mpm. Hydraulic headbox will include consistency profiling system, which assures excellent basis weight control, resulting with uniform paper web structure and better CD basis weight profile. Start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2014.
PMP Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox is one of PMP Group’s most advanced products and is the key element in both Intelli-Technology® and Intelli-Tissue® platform. Only since the year 2000, PMP Group has sold over 100 headboxes worldwide, whereas 67 of those units are located in Asia.