Andrtitz to Supply Four Tissue Machines to Hengan Group in China.

Oct. 13, 2010 - Andritz said that it will supply four PrimeLine high-speed tissue machines, each with a width of 5.6 meters and a capacity of approximately 60,000 tons per year, to the Hengan Group in China.

The value of the order was not disclosed.

PM11 and PM12 (both PrimeLine 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, two-layer headbox with dilution control, a single press and hood, an 18-ft. Yankee, a dust removal system, reel system, and machine control system.

PM15 and PM16 (both PrimeLine 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.

Start-up of the new machines is expected in 2011/2012.

SOURCE: Andritz