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Andritz Starts-up New Tissue Machine for Bashundhara Paper Mills in India

Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited in Bangladesh, India Andritz successfully started-up a new tissue production line it delivered to Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited in Bangladesh, India.

Dec. 10, 2018 - Andritz has successfully started up a PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue production line — including stock preparation and automation system — that it delivered to Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited in Bangladesh, India.

The new tissue machine, with a design speed of 2,100 meters/minute and a paper width of 2.85 meters, produces tissue for high-quality facial wipes, toilet paper, and napkins. The 16-ft. PrimeDry Steel Yankee is made entirely of steel, enabling high and efficient drying performance.

The tissue production line is equipped with an Andritz PrimeControl automation system for a high-performance production process. For the very first time, Andritz has supplied a multi-motor drive (MMD) system with active line modules (ALM). The ALMs are designed for feeding energy back to the grid as a renewable energy solution.

The scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation plant with approach flow system, fiber recovery and broke handling.

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