Successful start-up of complete ANDRITZ packaging paper production line at Hebei Yongxin Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ successfully started up the new packaging paper line, PM 6, supplied to Hebei Yongxin Paper Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of high-quality packaging paper products in Tangshan, Hebei Province, China.

The scope of supply included the complete stock preparation plant, the packaging paper machine with a wire width of 6.2 m and a design speed of 1,100 m/min, as well as a winder and the complete plant automation. The paper machine will produce over 300,000 t of kraftliner and linerboard per year and will bring Hebei Yongxin Paper’s total capacity up to 700,000 t/y. Thus, Hebei Yongxin Paper will become the largest containerboard producer in Northern China and will be positioned among the 15 largest paper companies in China.

On the occasion of the official start-up of the machine, Wu San Luo, General Manager of Hebei Yongxin Paper, stated: ‛The start-up was very smooth thanks to ANDRITZ’ advanced technology and our good cooperation with ANDRITZ. We have every confidence that the new line will meet the growing demand for packaging paper in the northern part of China.’

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For further information, please contact:

Oliver Pokorny,
Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Phone: +43 (316) 6902 1332


The ANDRITZ GROUP is a global market leader for customized plants, process technologies, and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria and has a staff of 13,600 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 150 production sites, service, and sales companies all around the world.


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