July 2010
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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ChenMing Paper Group Upgrading Tissue Machine

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As part of new and upgraded paper machine projects at two of its mills in China, the ChenMing Paper Group is installing Siemens (Erlangen, Germany) sectional drive equipment at its Shouguang, Shandong province, tissue mill. The project includes sectional drives for the mill's new TM 1 (tissue machine) and  PM 6.The project also includes all motors and sectional drives. Moreover Siemens will supply the automation system with the Sipaper drive solutions based on Simatic PCS7. TM 1 is scheduled to produce 98,000 metric tpy of tissue, and PM 6 will manufacture around 800,000 metric tpy of coated paper. The drive system application to be used is part of the Sipaper solution specially developed for the pulp and paper industry. Siemens will also be responsible for the engineering, commissioning, as well as supervision and on-site and office training of the operating personal. Seimens is also supplying Sinamics drive systems for the company's Zhanjiang production line (750,000 metric tpy of copy paper) in Guangdong province.

The order is worth more than $11 million, and commissioning of the new paper machines is scheduled for spring 2011.



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