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ANDRITZ to supply turnkey tissue production line to Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited, Bangladesh


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited, an enterprise of the Bashundhara Group, for supply of a turnkey tissue production line for its mill in Bangladesh. Start-up of the line, which will produce high-quality facial wipes, toilet paper, and napkins, is scheduled for the end of 2017.

The scope of supply includes the complete stock preparation, the tissue machine, as well as the complete automation and electrification. The PrimeLineCOMPACT VI tissue machine delivered by ANDRITZ will have a design speed of 2,100 m/min and a paper width of 2.85 m. The 16 ft. Yankee is made entirely of steel, thus enabling high and efficient drying performance. It will be manufactured at the ANDRITZ Steel Yankee Business Center in Foshan, China, which offers customers in Asia state-of-the-art manufacturing, local field service, and comprehensive quality management.

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ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 25,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and cardboard. The technologies cover the processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper; the production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers; the recovery and reuse of chemicals; the preparation of paper machine furnish; the production of paper, tissue, and board; the calendering and coating of paper; as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service range includes modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, service and maintenance, as well as machine transfer and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam, and recovery boilers, as well as gasification plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning plants, production equipment for biofuel (second generation), biomass torrefaction equipment, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF), and recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.

PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine from ANDRITZ

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