Valmet signs Yuen Foong Yu Packaging deal

By Jenny Eagle

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Valmet signs Yuen Foong Yu Packaging deal
Valmet has partnered with Yuen Foong Yu (YFY) Packaging to supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for the company's Xin Wu site in Taoyuan County, Taiwan.

The production line will produce fluting grades out of 100% recycled raw materials, with start-up of the machine scheduled for the third quarter of 2016.

"This high efficient containerboard making line ordered by YFY Packaging will be Valmet's seventh OptiConcept M production line to be supplied globally​,” said Jari Vähäpesola, president, Paper Business Line, Valmet, whose head office is in Espoo, Finland.

The production line will be able to reduce both carbon footprint and energy consumption significantly. The annual production capacity of the machine will be approximately 300,000 tonnes of board and the design speed will be 1,200 m/min​."

YFY is an independent subsidiary of Yuen Foong Yu Paper, one of the two largest manufacturers of industrial paper in Taiwan and one of the largest suppliers of paper containers in the Greater China.

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