Andritz to Supply Two Tissue Machines to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper in China

Andritz PrimeLineST tissue machine. Photo courtesy of Andritz.

Aug. 20, 2013 - Andritz said that it has received an order from Zhejiang Jingxing Paper, China, to supply two tissue machines with steel Yankees to its location in Pinghu city, Zhejiang Province, for the production of high-quality facial and toilet paper.

Zhejiang Jingxing Paper is one of Asia's largest linerboard producers and is now entering the tissue business, Andritz noted.

The tissue machines, both of the type PrimeLineST, are designed for speeds of 1,900 metres/min and for paper widths of 2.85 metres. The machines will be equipped with 18-foot diameter PrimeDry Steel Yankees with head insulation. The Steel Yankees, in combination with a steam-heated hood, enable high drying capacity at minimal energy consumption, Andritz said.

Start-up of the machines is scheduled for the end of 2014 and mid-2015 respectively.

Andritz Pulp & Paper is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. The technologies cover processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper, production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, preparation of paper machine furnish, production of paper, tissue, and board, calendering and coating of paper, as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. For additional information visit:

SOURCE: Andritz