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Andritz to supply Hengan Group

Photo: Andritz
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Published by
Steven Anderson - 18 Oct 2010

Andritz will supply four PrimeLine high-speed tissue machines, each with a width of 5.6 m and a capacity of approximately 60,000 t/a, to the Hengan Group, a leading manufacturer of high-quality tissue products in China.

Following start-up of the machines in 2011/2012, the Hengan Group will have a total of nine ANDRITZ tissue machines in operation, producing top quality tissue products.

PM11 and PM12, both PrimeLineTM W8 machines, will be installed at the Chongqing site and have a design speed of 2,100 m/min. The scope of supply includes the complete stock preparation plant, the two-layer headbox (PrimeFlow) with dilution control, a single press and hood, an 18-ft. Yankee, a dust removal system, a PrimeReel Advanced reel system, as well as the machine control system from ANDRITZ Automation.

PM15 and PM16, both PrimeLineTM W6 machines, will be installed at the Jinjiang site and have a similar scope of supply, with the exception of the Yankee, which has a diameter of 16 feet and is made entirely of steel (PrimeDry Steel Yankee).

The machines and components will be manufactured at ANDRITZ production facilities in Europe and China. With a total of 18 high-speed tissue machines now supplied to China, ANDRITZ has succeeded in strengthening its position as one of the leading suppliers of tissue machines and local services in China.