Hengan Group, China: Following successful start-up of the ninth tissue machine, ANDRITZ to supply another four machines with steel Yankees
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Hengan Group, China, to supply four tissue machines with steel Yankees to the mills in Changde and Chongqing. After start-up, scheduled for 2014, the Hengan Group will be producing on a total of 13 ANDRITZ tissue machines.
The four new tissue machines, all of the type PrimeLineTM W8, each have a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a width of 5.6 m. The scope of supply also includes four steel Yankees each with a diameter of 18 ft., the complete stock preparation plant, and the automation equipment.
This year, ANDRITZ has already successfully started up a total of four high-speed tissue machines for the Hengan Group, two of which are fitted with the largest steel Yankees for tissue applications in operation worldwide.
The ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER business area, which manufactures its tissue machine components in Europe and China, is confirming its position as one of the leading suppliers of tissue machines and local services in China with this order. ANDRITZ will be presenting its latest tissue technology at Tissue World Asia in Shanghai (November 14-16, 2012) and at Tissue World Barcelona (March 19-21, 2013).
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
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, and has a staff of around 17,700 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 180 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
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), and 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.