Andritz to supply 4 tissue machines to China and world's widest Yankee steel dryer to Indonesia

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Andritz to supply 4 tissue machines to China and world's widest Yankee steel dryer to Indonesia

October 12, 2010 - 19:21
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GRAZ, Austria, Oct. 13, 2010 (Press Release) -The PULP & PAPER business area of international technology Group ANDRITZ will supply four PrimeLine high-speed tissue machines, each with a width of 5.6 m and a capacity of approximately 60,000 t/a, to the Hengan Group, a leading manufacturer of high-quality tissue products in China.

Following start-up of the machines in 2011/2012, the Hengan Group will have a total of nine ANDRITZ tissue machines in operation, producing top quality tissue products.

The orders for the Hengan Group in detail:

  • PM11 and PM12, both PrimeLineTM W8 machines, will be installed at the Chongqing site and have a design speed of 2,100 m/min. The scope of supply includes the complete stock preparation plant, the two-layer headbox (PrimeFlow) with dilution control, a single press and hood, an 18-ft. Yankee, a dust removal system, a PrimeReel Advanced reel system, as well as the machine control system from ANDRITZ Automation.
  • PM15 and PM16, both PrimeLineTM W6 machines, will be installed at the Jinjiang site and have a similar scope of supply, with the exception of the Yankee, which has a diameter of 16 feet and is made entirely of steel (PrimeDry Steel Yankee).

The machines and components will be manufactured at ANDRITZ production facilities in Europe and China. With a total of 18 high-speed tissue machines now supplied to China, ANDRITZ has succeeded in strengthening its position as one of the leading suppliers of tissue machines and local services in China.

World's widest Yankee steel dryer

A PrimeDry Steel Yankee to produce machine glazed paper will be supplied to a large pulp and paper group in Indonesia. This will be the widest Yankee steel dryer in the world, at 15 feet in diameter and 7.4 m long; start-up is scheduled for 2011.