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Andritz Starts Up TM5 Tissue Machine Supplied to Guizhou Chitianhua Paper in China

Andritz steel Yankee The giant steel Yankee leaving the Andritz Foshan workshop in China on its way to the customer.

Sept. 7, 2017 - Andritz announced that it has successfully started up the TM5 tissue machine delivered to Guizhou Chitianhua Paper Industry Co., Ltd. at its location in Chishui, Guizhou Province, China. The new PrimeLineST tissue machine, with a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a paper width of 5.6 meters, will produce high-quality facial wipes, toilet paper, and paper tissues based on bamboo furnish.

The machine is currently unique on the Asian market because it combines a high-performance Yankee with a steam-heated hood that enables a high drying capacity. The Yankee is made entirely of steel, has a diameter of 20 feet, and is among the largest in the world.

The Yankee was manufactured at the Andritz plant in Foshan, China, which offers customers state-of-the-art manufacturing, local field service and quality management.

Andritz Pulp & Paper is a global supplier of equipment, systems and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: Andritz