Posted May 22, 2017
The PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machine started up at Hengan’s Chongqing mill in China is the 13th Andritz tissue machine supplied to the Hengan Group. It has a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a width of 5.6 m, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
The machine is equipped with an 18-foot steel Yankee for energy-efficient drying and safe operation. The scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation plant with ShortFlow concept, which minimizes both the investment costs and energy consumption as well as ensures high flexibility for grade changes. The entire automation system was also supplied by Andritz.
The Hengan Group was established in 1985 and is – with around 30,000 employees – one of the leading Chinese manufacturers of hygiene and sanitary products.
Andritz Pulp & Paper is a leading global supplier of complete plants, systems, equipment, and comprehensive services for the production and processing of all types of pulp, paper, tissue, and cardboard.