ANDRITZ to supply PrimeLineCOMPACT II tissue machine with steel yankee to Hebei Yihoucheng, China


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Hebei Yihuocheng Commodity Co. Ltd., China, to supply a PrimeLineCOMPACT II tissue machine with steel yankee. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2013.

The tissue machine has a design speed of 1,650 m/min and a width of 2.85 m. The steel yankee has a diameter of 3.65 m. The scope of supply also includes the complete stock preparation plant, automation, and drives.

The machine and equipment will be manufactured at ANDRITZ’s sites in Europe and China. With this turnkey supply, the PULP & PAPER business area is strengthening its position as one of the leading suppliers of tissue machines in China including local services.

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International technology Group ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, solid-liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, the steel industry, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and torrefaction plants. The publicly listed company is headquartered in Graz, Austria, has a staff of more than 17,000 employees, and operates over 180 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.


ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is one of the leading global suppliers of turnkey systems and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, tissue paper, board, fiber-board (MDF), nonwovens, as well as of biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production and of systems for the production of plastic films. The technologies available are employed for the processing of logs and annual fibers, the production of chemical and mechanical pulps as well as recycled paper fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of energy from biomass, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, production of paper, tissue paper and board, calendering and coating of paper, and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.

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