Containerboard Line Installation Planned in ThailandAn industrial and packaging paper producer, Siam Kraft Industry Co. Ltd. of SCG Paper, plans to install an OptiConcept M containerboard production from Helsinki-based Metso at its Ban Pong mill in Ratchaburi, Thailand. The production line is designed for high productivity at low operating cost, according to its manufacturer.

Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete OptiConcept M boardmaking line from headbox to reel, including an approach flow system, steam and condensate systems, surface size preparation and supply systems, a winder and machine clothing. The automation solution includes MD/CD and machine controls, profilers for the headbox and condition-monitoring sensors for critical machine sections. In addition, Metso’s scope of supply will include complete mill engineering as well as mechanical installation and supervision services related to commissioning, testing and startup of the machine.

Startup of the machine is scheduled for 2014.