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ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine delivered to Saigon Paper Corporation


International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the tissue machine delivered to Saigon Paper Corporation, one of the leading Vietnamese producers of tissue and board. With a speed of 1,650 m/min, the 2,850 mm wide PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has an annual production capacity of 25,000 t.

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine delivered to Saigon Paper CorporationThe ANDRITZ scope of supply included the complete tissue machine (from stock preparation to the finished reel, including automation) as a modularized plant that is easy to configure, install, and operate, as well as a PrimeDry steel yankee (diameter: 3.66 m) which is used to enable high production capacity and high operational safety.

With this successful start-up, the ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER business area, which manufactures its tissue machine components in Europe and China, is thus strengthening its position as one of the leading suppliers of tissue machines and local services in Asia.

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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 approximately 16,700 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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