Valmet will deliver a fiber fractionation system to Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd in the Sichuan Province in China to improve mill efficiency.
The order is included in Valmet's orders received of the fourth quarter 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The project is scheduled to be executed in the fall 2023.
“Sichuan Province has abundant bamboo resources. To improve the operating efficiency of our Tianzhu mill and the use of fibers by paper producers, we target to use advanced technical solutions in fiber fractionation. Valmet is known as the leading supplier for the pulp, paper and energy industries. After comparing several proposals from different suppliers, Valmet’s solution fully met our requirements. Tianzhu mill takes this cooperation as an opportunity to further strengthen the partnership. I believe that this project will lead to our success in the bamboo industry,” says Gao Yanren, General Manager, Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd.
“Valmet has strong expertise in the fiber screening technology. The goal is to increase the customer’s mill efficiency with minimal investment costs. The fractionating treatment of bamboo fibers separates fibers to different lengths, providing greater economic value. Valmet's fiber screening technology can play a fundamental role in supporting the sustainable development of the Taison Group,” says Fu Xuebing, Senior Mill Sales Manager, China South Region, Valmet.
Valmet's delivery consists of a fractionator screening system including screens, engineering, installation and start-up support.
About Taison Group
Sichuan Tianzhu Bamboo Resource Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Shanghai Taison Pulp (Group) Co., Ltd. Taison Group, based in Shanghai, China, is an international enterprise integrating forestry, pulp-making, plastic packaging, timber processing, real estate and trading.
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