Valmet Receives Fifth Order for an IQ Quality Control System for Corrugator from Thai Containers Group

Valmet is to supply a Valmet IQ quality control system for corrugator to Thai Containers Group’s corrugated containers plant in Rayong, Thailand. The system will enable the plant to improve corrugated board quality and productivity and reduce waste caused by warped board. The start-up of the system is scheduled for the first quarter 2025.

The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the first quarter 2024, and the delivery will take place in the fourth quarter 2024. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

The cooperation with Thai Containers Group started in 2020 with the successful implementation of the Valmet IQ quality management system at the Ratchaburi plant. After seeing the results, the customer has placed repeat orders for the Navanakorn, Orient Container, and Chonburi plants, making the current order for the Rayong plant the fifth one they have placed.

Delivery’s technical information
The delivery consists of a Valmet IQ Warp Measurement, a Valmet IQ Moisturizer with three spray booms, a Valmet IQ Multipoint Moisture, Temperature Measurements and Microwave moisture measurement, which are integrated through automatic closed-loop controls.

Valmet IQ quality control system for corrugator combines online moisture, temperature, and warp measurements. It is used to control all corrugated board types to reduce sheet warping, improve bonding, and thus maximise corrugated board box plant performance. The moisture level control of the final product plays an essential role in eliminating corrugated sheet post-warping and cracking in converting.

About Thai Containers Group
Thai Containers Group, a collaboration between Rengo Co., Ltd and SCGP, is a corrugated containers manufacturer in Southeast Asia with 29 fibre-based packaging plants spanning Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia. It serves as the ASEAN leader in the packaging industry, with a multitude of production bases strategically positioned across the region.