Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper Co. Ltd. successfully started up a Valmet-supplied fine paper production line ahead of schedule. It produces fine papers and increases the company's capability to produce value-added products.

The 30.7’ wide machine produces wood free uncoated paper grades in the basis weight of 80 g/m2. The production capacity is approximately 1,700 tons per day with a design speed 1,800 m/min.

Valmet's delivery included a complete fine papermaking line from stock preparation to reel with an approach flow system, white water systems, air systems, clothing for the whole machine line and a winder. An automation package comprises Valmet’s DNA process, machine and drive controls and conditioning monitoring, as well as Valmet’s IQ quality control system and profilers.