New ANDRITZ tissue production line starts up at Yuen Foong Yu


Taiwanese tissue producer Yuen Foong Yu Consumer Products Co., Ltd. has successfully started up a new ANDRITZ PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue production line at its mill in Chingshui.

Mr. Tang Mingfa, Vice General Manager, Yuen Foong Yu says: “The start-up went smoothly and precisely to schedule. This new line is of utmost importance to us as it increases both the quantity and quality of our household paper production and strengthens our competitiveness on the global market. It perfectly aligns with our vision of high quality and sustainable, low-emissions production.”

The PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine, with a width of 3.65 m and a maximum operation speed of 1,650 m/min, produces high quality household grades, including toilet paper, napkins, handkerchiefs, and facial tissue. It is equipped with a series of innovative components such as:

ANDRITZ’s scope of supply also included the stock preparation system with Papillon refiners for processing up to 112 admt/d of pulp, an approach flow and broke handling system, and a PrimeControl DCS. For performance excellence, the machine is equipped with ANDRITZ forming fabrics, press felts and the innovative Impulse shoe press belt.

Yuen Foong Yu is a leading supplier of household products in Taiwan with well-known brands such as “Mayflower”, “Tender” and “Delight”, and operates the largest production plant for consumer paper in Taiwan.

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International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydropower and Environment & Energy. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 30,000 employees and over 280 locations in more than 80 countries.

ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.

The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.

Successful start-up of ANDRITZ’ tissue production line at Taiwan’s largest consumer paper producer

Successful start-up of ANDRITZ’ tissue production line at Taiwan’s largest consumer paper producer

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