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Andritz starts up eleventh tissue machine for Hengan Group, China

Image courtesy: Andritz
Image courtesy: Andritz
Published by
Simon Matthis - 25 Feb 2015

Andritz has successfully started up the PM18 tissue machine for the Hengan Group, which is one of the leading Chinese manufacturers of hygiene and sanitary products.

The PrimeLineST W8 tissue machine, installed in the Changde mill, is the eleventh tissue machine supplied by Andritz to the Hengan Group. It has a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a width of 5.6 m. This machine and PM17 (also delivered by Andritz and started up in September 2014) are both equipped with an 18-foot steel Yankee combined with a steam hood to minimize drying energy costs. The scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation plant and the automation system.