Andritz to Supply Sun Paper with Two Tissue Machines in China

Andritz will supply Sun Paper with two new PrimeLine W8 tissue machines.

April 10, 2013 - Andritz said that it has received an order from Shandong Sun Paper in China to supply two tissue machines with steel yankees for the production of high quality facial and toilet paper. The machines will be installed at the Yanzhou mill, Shandong province.

The value of the sale was not disclosed.

The new PrimeLine™ W8 tissue machines are designed for speeds of 2,000 meters/minute, with a paper width of 5.62 meters. Each machine will be equipped with a PrimeFlow two-layer headbox including dilution control, a PrimeDry Steel Yankee with a diameter of 18 feet, and a PrimeDry ReEvaporation HeatRecovery system.

The scope of supply also includes a stock preparation plant and the automation system with DCS (Distributed Control System) and QCS (Quality Control System).

The first tissue machine is scheduled for start up in May 2014 and the second at the beginning of 2015.

According to Mr. Ying Guangdong, Vice President & Chief Engineer of Shandong Sun Paper, the investment in the two new tissue machines is part of an expansion program to become one of the five largest tissue producers in China within the next 10 years.

SOURCE: Andritz