Nine Dragons, Asia’s largest manufacturer of recycled containerboard, has commissioned Voith to deliver five BlueLine OCC stock preparation lines and two wet end process (WEP) systems for its plants in Malaysia and other regions. The overseas order is a full line supplied by Voith, featuring elevated process consistency and energy-conserving technologies. The new systems will have a total production capacity of 2.5 million tons per year and are scheduled to start up in 2022 and 2023.
As one of the largest paper manufacturers in the world, Nine Dragons is leading the industry in sustainable papermaking. With the technologically advanced production lines, Nine Dragons is able to continuously produce competitive and sustainable products. Voith’s OCC stock preparation portfolio is helping to reduce environmental impact and position the customer for strong sustainable growth. In 2020, five OCC lines were supplied by Voith and put into operation in China for Nine Dragons.
Over the past two years, Voith has provided more than 20 OCC lines in China, with a market share of more than 50%. To date, there are 70,000 stock preparation machines delivered worldwide by Voith.