PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) is announcing new marketing campaign for the year 2019, entitled "We Are Stronger Together”.
Campaign was launched during an official ceremony in the Museum of Papermaking in Duszniki-Zdroj, Poland. PMP is co-author in exhibition vernissage that shows incredible history of paper machines and rich history of PMP.
Exactly 220 years ago a paper machine was patented and brought to the market, changing the reality of every human being. We believe that our rich history that has started over 165 years ago, has a direct impact on who we are today… We are a big, worldwide family, who is eager to claim higher and higher… We are a dedicated, international team, powered by 7 divisions all around the globe. Our history, passion and values defines us… We are stronger together!
PMP is a global provider of tissue, paper & board technology and has been supporting the pulp and paper industry for over 160 years, executing projects on 6 continents, in 34 countries. The Company has its headquarters in Jelenia Góra, Poland and has 6 facilities in 4 countries (Poland, USA, China, Italy). PMP is a recognized international player in the board, paper & tissue industry. Learn more: www.pmgroup.com
On 29th March 2018, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Baoding Yusen Health Supplies for the delivery of (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc 1600 Premium lines.
The (2) Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc 1600 Premium will be characterized with 3500mm reel trim, operating speed of 1600 m/min, daily capacity 75 t/d and a basis weight 12.5-31 gsm each. This project will be based on a PMP Integrated Tissue Mill concept, which means 2 machines (left-hand and right-hand) in the same building, a shared control room as well as a warehouse. The same model of right and left hand machines layout in one building is the most compact solution and the two machines can share a common spare parts base. As a result, both space and costs are saved as well as number of personnel required to run the installations. At the same time high production flexibility plays a significant role in achieving top installations effectiveness.
The PMP’s scope of supply will cover for each machine: the single layer Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic Headbox, 4-roll Intelli-Former® Crescent Former, Intelli-Press® equipped with Intelli-SPR® dia 1400 mm which will maximize the amount of water removed from the sheet, 16ft Steel Intelli-YD®, Intelli-Hood® (YD cap type) and Intelli-Reel®. In addition, PMP will provide mechanical drives, electrical drives, lubrication system, steam & condensate system, dust & mist removal systems (on machine parts only), DCS and control system. The PMP team will also provide erection supervision and technological start-up.
The new project will be implemented based on the Optimum Cost Solution philosophy by executing the tissue machine fully designed in Europe (PMPoland), manufacturing of the key components such as a hydraulic headbox and a steel Yankee in Europe, and the remaining manufacturing, as well as tissue machine pre-assembly and tests completed at the PMP Center of Excellence: PMP IB, Changzhou (China). This combination allows to lower a cost of investment for the customer, while maintaining the premium quality of the equipment supplied. Both machines will start-up by the end of 2019.
With the excellent performance of operating reference and continuous new orders, PMP Intelli-Tissue® EcoEc Technology has been recognized worldwide to be a high-quality, high-efficient and ultra-low consumption solution for tissuemakers.
Year by year, PMP increases its presence in China through implementation of projects for both tissue & paper customers. Only in the last decade in Mainland China, PMP provided 16 CF tissue machines and 28 capital machine rebuilds both in tissue and paper side, including core technological units such as Intelli-Jet V® Headboxes, Intelli-Nip® Shoe Presses, Intelli-Sizer® Size Presses, etc. Combination of a state-of-art technology and rich experience of PMP and convenient local service from PMP IB results in smart integration of assets & competences. This way PMP Intelli-Tissue® tissue solutions bring excellent support for its users daily.
About Baoding Yusen Health:
Baoding Yusen Health - a manufacturer specialized in the production and processing of domestic paper. It's located in Mancheng Daceying Papermaking Industial Zone, Baoding, China. After years of efforts, the company has established a modern enterprise system and has developed into a backbone manufacturing enterprise of domestic paper with an annual output value of 1.5 billion yuan and an annual production of 150,000 tons. The company focuses on product quality, and strictly implements the national industry standards, being innovative in succession and making development in innovation. Yusen Paper keeps challenging itself in the fierce market competition, perform its industry charm, creating well-known brands like Kangrou, Yusen and Baili as well as more than 80 single domestic paper products. All products are made of imported natural wood pulp, which is clean, white, soft, delicate, hygienic, super flexible, absorbent, easy to break, and easy to degrade. (learn more: www.yusenpaper.com)
PMP – a global provider of tissue, paper & board technology, has been supporting the pulp and paper industry for over 160 years, executing projects on 6 continents, in 34 countries. Company owns 6 facilities in 4 countries (Poland, USA, China and Italy). PMP is a recognized international player in both paper & tissue industry. At the end of December 2015, PMP introduced new branding initiative including launching new logo & visual identity. (learn more: www.pmpgroup.com)
In December 2014, PMP (Paper Machinery Producer) signed a contract with Universal Paper Manufacturers (UPM), part of the Universal Paper group, for a turn-key green field tissue mill based on Intelli-Tissue® Advanced 1600 tissue making line. Thus it is our pleasure to announce that on the 19th of February 2017, 11:20 a.m. local time, TM#5 successfully started-up at UPM’s Ga-Rankuwa mill in South Africa!
In 2014 UPM made a decision regarding a significant expansion plan to shift its family-owned business to the next level by creating a green field tissue mill. Universal Paper’s biggest goal has been to become the preferred tissue supplier in the Southern Africa region, offering a wide span of ultra-premium, 100% virgin fibre tissue paper products. Its mission is to develop innovative products for the most demanding consumers adding flavors of creativity and education. Universal Paper branded products (FSC-certified) have already gained a significant number of enthusiasts who are fascinated with their uniqueness on a worldwide scale. Universal Paper is the proud manufacturer of Dinu, one of South Africa's leading household tissue brands.
The project was named “Gold Eagle”. Its goals were to double the annual capacity of UPM and to widen its product portfolio adding ultra-premium tissue products. PMP’s Intelli-Tissue® Advanced 1600 Crescent Former tissue making line was the best response for UPM’s defined needs.
PMP’s scope of delivery covered: collaboration with the building design engineers, a tissue making line (starting from stock preparation, a broke line, stock approach, baseplates, a tissue machine itself and a shaft puller), all auxiliary systems (a lubrication system, a steam & condensate system, a dust removal system, DCS, QCS, mechanical drives), field installations (pre-piping and pre-conduit) as well as a rich scope of engineering services (pre-erection, erection and start-up supervision). UPM’s Intelli-Tissue® Advanced 1600 has a total capacity of 28 000 tpa (operating speed 1600 m/min, reel trim 2670 mm), depending on the tissue grade (basis weight at reel from 13 to 40 gsm). An applied technology (PMP Intelli-Jet V® single layer hydraulic headbox, a Crescent Former Intelli-Former®, Intelli-Press® with a single press configuration, equipped with a 16’ steel Yankee Dryer - Intelli-YD® a steam heated hood and PMP Intelli-Reel® is focused to ensure the best quality of the final product - softness at a premium level and excellent hand feel to open the door to new market niches. In addition applied state-of-the art PMP Intelli-Tissue technology ensures ultra-low media consumption. Thanks to a unique partnership, TM#5 today has a bright future, ensuring high flexibility and world-class performance.
It is worth mentioning that the “Gold Eagle” project was implemented based on a philosophy of Premium Quality & Reliability. The investment has been the biggest in UPM’s entire history taking its value and scope into account. Also it is the 1st new high speed tissue line installed in South Africa within last 20.
After a successful and smooth start-up, both companies are ready to say that “Gold Eagle” has spread its wings empowering the future of UPM and bringing all involved pride and satisfaction.
Universal Paper Manufacturers (UPM) – is one of Universal Paper’s business units and is the sister company to Universal paper & Plastics (UPP). Both companies are still family owned. UPP was established by the Sher family in 1950 and has operated successfully for over 67 years. The company started as a manufacturer of various paper and plastic products, and has grown significantly since inception. However, during this time, its direction has changed – with the discontinuation of product lines in the plastics industry, while continuing to supply the tissue paper industry. The company has vertically integrated, by manufacturing raw materials within the inks and paper industry. Today, the focus is on high quality printed serviettes and napkins, bathroom tissue, household towels and hankies. (learn more: www.upap.co.za)
PMP – a global provider of tissue, paper & board technology, has been supporting pulp and paper industry for over 160 years, executing projects on 6 continents, in 34 countries. Company with headquarters in Jelenia Góra, Poland, owns 6 facilities in 4 countries (Poland, USA, China, Italy). PMP is a recognized international player in both paper & tissue industry. At the end of December 2015, PMP introduced new branding initiative including launching a new logo & visual identity. (learn more: www.pmpgroup.com)
In July 2015, PMP – a global provider of tissue, paper and board technology, signed a contract with Smurfit Kappa Mexico for a Phoenix Concept™ rebuild of a reborn papermaking line that will be installed in Los Reyes mill.
The main goal of the project is to boost mills capacity by adding approx. 100, 000 t/a tones of high-strength corrugating medium (100% OCC) to be converted in packaging boxes for various industrial use. A new PM6 (operating speed 800 m/min, reel trim 2450 mm) will be a blend of repurposed and refurbished assets (originally installed on PMs in Spain and Germany) and world class new technological items provided by PMP. The project driving force will be based on modern technology through application of energy savings solutions following global trends and gaining excellent paper quality.
PMP is planning to reconfigure the existing, relocated PM from Spain originally producing 70,000 t/a of 130 gsm corrugating medium and liner at 550 mpm in three steps. Step one: careful analysis of existing assets’ condition (identifying items for refurbishment and further incorporation in a brand new line), step two: designing and making core technological sections and finally to successfully integrate all to reach both quality and capacity goals of the project.
As far as new technology is concerned, PMP will deliver solutions from its Intelli-Technology® platform concept for papermakers. A state-of the-art, 5-channel hydraulic Intelli-Jet V® headbox (pondside: 2675 mm) will bring excellent formation and also production flexibility for the mill (basis weight range of 100-240 gsm g/m²). The headbox will include sophisticated Consistency Profiling System to ensure excellent basis weight control, resulting in uniform paper web structure and better CD basis weight profile. A compact design of a new press section Intelli Tri-Nip™ will ensure reduce draws and significantly increase PM runnability. The press section will be equipped with a reused Shoe Press (module 1500) that will be significantly rebuild by PMP to work in inverted position with the design nip load of 1050 kN/m. shoe press). Shoe Press technology ensures reliable performance, top sheet dryness level resulting in significant steam consumption savings and user-friendliness of equipment. A new Intelli-Dryer® after dryer section will include 10 new, steel dryers allowing further energy as well as space in the mill savings. In addition PMP will provide fourdrinier extension, tail threading system upgrade, a reel rebuild (relocated from Germany), new mechanical drives and essential replacement parts. PMP will execute vast scope of services including refurbishment ,pre-assembly, assembly at site and technological start-up supervision as well as PM optimization. The delivery is scheduled for late spring 2016, followed by erection at site by the end of 2016. The start-up is scheduled for 1st quarter of 2017.
Smurfit Kappa is one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions in the world with over 43,000 employees across 33 countries and with revenue of €8.1 billion in 2014. Smurfit Kappa is located in 21 countries in Europe, and 12 in the Americas, and is the only large-scale pan-regional player in Latin America. Smurfit Kappa’s pro-active team relentlessly uses its extensive experience and expertise, supported by its scale, to open up opportunities for its customers. This is enhanced through the benefits of the integration, with optimal paper design, logistics, timeliness of service, and packaging plants sourcing most of their raw materials from own paper mills. Smurfit Kappa products, which are 100% renewable and produced sustainably, improve the environmental footprint of customers.
This particular project is another step forward in partnership development between PMP and Smurfit Kappa this time in the Americas. It is worth mentioning that it is the first project of such a grade scale for PMP in Mexico.
Following ambitious business development ideas, PMP Group has recently established a new entity: PMPower S.r.l., Italy - responsible for energy solutions for both tissue and paper mills. Widening the product portfolio, based on Intelli-Tissue® and Intelli-Technology® platforms, is a natural progression of PMP’s development and is beneficial both for our customers (more solutions available as well as opportunities for technological development & optimization) and for PMP Group (increased competitiveness). PMPower S.r.l. is the next part of PMP Group’s family development.
The PMPower S.r.l. office is located in Lucca, Italy. The basic business concept is to design the equipment in Italy and produce it in PMP Group’s facilities in Poland (PMPoland and PMPKonmet) and alternatively in China – PMP IB (depending on the location of the final delivery).
From now on PMP Group is ready to support its business partners globally offering its own, new products within:
• Air Hood Drying and Steam & Condensate Systems for Tissue Machines,
• Complete Closed Hoods and Steam & Condensate Systems for Paper Machines
• Sheet Stabilizing units and Pocket Ventilation for Paper Machines
• Energy Recovery Systems,
• Mist Removal Systems,
• Wet Dust Removal Systems,
• Building Ventilation Systems,
In addition, basing on the experience of new team members’, PMP Group is providing a variety of consulting services in the field of energy saving solutions, including new project ideas as well as advisory services connected to existing technological lines.
PMP Group with the growth of PMPower S.r.l. is putting the maximum effort to develop the drying technology combining the improvement of production capacity and optimization as well as energy savings that are giving an additional tool to tissue, paper and board producers. Our customers receive ready-made, smart concepts, built on the philosophy of Optimum Cost Solutions.
In January 2015, PMP Group – a global provider of tissue, paper and board technology, signed a contract with Dongguan Shunyu Paper, China, for the delivery of an Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox and an Intelli-Nip® Shoe Press to be incorporated in a new PM#6 . PMP’s key technological units will be delivered to Dongguan mill in Guangdong Province.
Dongguan Shunyu Paper Co. Ltd - high-strength corrugating medium paper producer - was founded in 2002 and at present owns 4 pulp and 6 paper-making lines (total annual capacity: 550,000 tons) in China.
A new investment based on PM#6, is focused on bringing an addition capacity of 150,000 tonnes/y of high-strength corrugating medium paper that is going to be converted in packaging boxes for various industrial use and, at the same time, widening product portfolio (through reaching excellent quality parameters of paper). PM#6 (design speed 1000 m/min, reel trim 3960 mm) is going to be built based on Optimum Cost Solutions philosophy: core technological items designed and made in Europe (by PMP Group) and the rest of PM - designed and made in China (by other suppliers). The project driving force will be based on modern technology through application of energy savings solutions following global trends and gaining excellent paper quality.
PMP Group will deliver a state-of the-art 5-channel hydraulic headbox Intelli-Jet V® (pondside:4150 mm). The new headbox will include sophisticated Consistency Profiling System as well that ensures excellent basis weight control, resulting in uniform paper web structure and better CD basis weight profile as well as machine controls. In addition Intelli-Jet V® headbox will bring excellent formation and also production flexibility (basis weight range of 90-120 g/m²). A new PM#6 press section will be equipped with a modern and compact Intelli-Nip® Shoe Press – in the second press position (design nip load 1100 kN/m, shoe press module type 1300) and will be designed to work in inverted position. Intelli- Nip® Shoe Press technology ensures reliable performance confirmed by patented solutions, top sheet dryness level resulting in significant steam consumption savings and user-friendliness of equipment. The project is another example where core technological items provided by PMP are becoming a key for success. In addition PMP will provide assembly and start-up supervision as well as optimization services. The delivery is scheduled for autumn this year, followed by erection at site and start-up at the end of 2015.
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In January, Hebei Xuesong Paper Co., Ltd has signed a contract with PMP Group for 2nd Intelli- Tissue® EcoEc machine. Only 6 months after TM#1 successful start-up, Hebei Xuesong Paper choose PMP Group again as the provider of TM continuing fruitful partnership.
TM#2 (twin line to TM#1) with the brand name of Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc tissue machine, is characterized by reel trim of 2850 mm, design speed of 1200 m/min and capacity 60 t/d (basis weight 12.5-20 gsm). After TM#2 installation, Hebei Xuesong Paper will have two machines (right and left hand) in the same building based on integrated tissue mill concept.
Hebei Xuesong Paper - a famous tissue-making enterprise in Hebei Province, China - was founded in 1987and produces high-quality tissue products under “Xuesong” brand. PMP Group is a global provider of paper, board and tissue technology and has been serving pulp & paper industry for over 160 years. Efficient cooperation between two companies started from TM#1 project in 2013. First Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc was brought on stream in April 2014 and thanks to excellent cooperation between Hebei Xuesong Paper and the PMP teams, just 5 days after start-up, the maximum production capacity and tissue quality guarantees were achieved. Recently steam consumption reached an ultra-low level of 1.6- 1.8 t/t, which help to significantly minimize production costs.
TM#2 is actually a twin-sister machine of TM#1 and will also be executed based on philosophy of Optimum Cost Solution including tissue machine full design in Europe (PMPoland), manufacturing of the key components such as a Intelli-JetV® hydraulic headbox and a Intelli-YD™ steel Yankee in Europe (PMPoland), and the remaining manufacturing, tissue machine pre-assembly and tests completed at the Center of Excellence of PMP Group: PMP IB (Changzhou) Machinery & Technology, Changzhou (China). This combination ensures to lower the cost investment for the customer, while maintaining excellent quality of the equipment supplied. PMP will provide a stock approach system, Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc machine, mechanical drives, electrical drives, a lubrication system, a steam & condensate system and PLC. The PMP team will be responsible for an erection supervision and technological start-up.
The same model of right and left hand machines layout in one building is the most compact solution and the two machines can share a common spare parts base. As a result, both space and costs are saved as well as number of personnel required to run the installations. Finally, the valuable experience of PMP gained from TM#1 project will make TM#2 even more adapted to the customer’s requirements.
Year by year, PMP Group increases its presence in China through implementation of projects for both tissue & paper customers. Last decade in this market, has brought 11 CF tissue machines and 17 capital rebuilds including core technological units such as Intelli-Jet V® headboxes, Intelli-Nip® shoe presses, Intelli-Sizer™ size presses, etc. Combination of advanced technology and rich experience from PMP Group headquarters and convenient local service from PMP IB results in smart integration of assets & competences. This way PMP Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc tissue machine brings excellent support for its users daily.
After a year of intense promotion PMP Group has entered the final stage of its Three Forces of PMP Group – Earth, Wind & Fire campaign. Metaphorical properties of forces of nature have become an inspiration for PMP Group to start a campaign which symbolizes the benefits of the company’s three major, technological lines in the P&P business – Intelli-Technology® (Earth), Intelli-Tissue® (Wind) and Phoenix Concept™ rebuilds (Fire).
Up till now the viewers had the opportunity to see adverts, movies and articles in regard to Wind (Intelli-Tissue®) and Fire (Phoenix Concept™). Now the time has come to present the final element – Earth (Intelli-Technology® - Platform Concept for Papermakers). This specific line is characterized by low media consumption (ECO) and high runnability – thus the green color and the connection to Mother Nature. In this specific area paper producers are offered complete paper machines for special papers (like MG), as well as highly advanced paper and board units. Product portfolio covers all key technological sections of PM: Intelli-Jet V® hydraulic headbox, dewatering unit – Intelli-Top® former, Intelli-Nip® Shoe Press, Intelli-TriNip™ press, Intelli-Sizer™ metering size press (film press), Intelli-MicroCrepe™ and an Intelli-Reel®. PMP Intelli-Technology® Platform, as a compact and flexible solution for paper & packaging producers, reflects all benefits that are associated with one of the most powerful Forces of Nature – Earth.
Entering the final stage of the Three Forces of PMP Group campaign however, does not mean its end. By fulfilling the last phase of the project the company has taken the idea to the next level and despite maintaining the general concept, developed it to meet wider expectations. New releases are planned to be implemented since the beginning of 2016 and will include all three mentioned before Forces. More information to come.
It is our pleasure to announce that on October 22nd 2014 PMP Group – a global provider of paper technology – has successfully started up another Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc machine in China. This time the project was executed for Henan Hulijia Industrial CO., LTD.
Hulijia Group within the last ten years has grown into one of the companies with the most competitive vitality and development potential in the tissue industry in the Henan Province, providing professional nursing products.
The Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc machine for Henan Hulijia of double-press configuration, of design speed 1200 mpm and a reel trim of 2.85 m produces virgin fiber-based tissue (50 t/d). It is equipped with a modern single-layer hydraulic Intelli-Jet V® headbox, a 4-roll Crescent Intelli-Former®, double nip Intelli-Press®, 12ft ribbed, steel Yankee Dryer Intelli-YD™, exchaust Air Cap and an Intelli-Reel®. Except for premium quality of the final product, the TM is characterized by ultra-low media consumption figures (steam consumption is at a level of 1.7 T/T). Despite its compact size, the Intelli-Tissue® 1200 EcoEc machine can easily replace 10 locally made machines.
PMP’s scope of supply covers i.a. approach flow system, entire tissue machine - including auxiliary systems like lubrication, steam & condensate, mechanical drive，electrical drive and tissue machine controls. The line was designed in Europe and manufactured both in China and Poland. PMP Group is implementing this way Optimum Cost Solution strategy and takes the advantage of the favorable location of its Center of Excellence – PMP IB (Changzhou) Machinery & Technology Co. Ltd.
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 a4‑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.
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