Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery Received a Major Order from China


Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery received a major order from China

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery will supply two headboxes and a Top-Former for the new paper machine n:o 12 of Lee & Man Industries Co. Ltd. in China. One of the headboxes is equipped with dilution profile control. Erection supervision, training and start-up services are parts of the supply. The value of the orders amounts to ca. 3,5 million euros.

Lee & Man PM12 will be built in Dongguan on Hongmei mill site in Guangdong province, and it will be started up during the 1st quarter of 2008. The PM will produce high-quality packaging boards. The width of the headboxes is 7.1 m and construction speed 1000 m/min. Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery will manufacture the goods in Hollola workshop in Finland.

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery has delivered a similar headbox and a top-former unit to Lee & Man Changshu PM6 in 2004. The mill has been very satisfied with Vaahto quality and the performance of the equipment. Vaahto has supplied more than 50 headboxes to global customers and half of them to China. Vaahto has also made 20 pie ces Top-Former units, more than half of which to Chinese customers.

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery is a subsidiary of Vaahto Group, which is a globally operating high technology company serving process industry in the fields of pulp and paper machinery and process machinery. The private company has been established in 1874 and is currently managed by the fifth generation of Vaahto family. Vaahto Group Plc Oyj’s shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.


Antti Vaahto


Further information:

Jyrki Strengell

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery