GRAZ, Austria, Sept. 20, 2013 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the PrimeLine tissue machine with shoe press supplied to Ganzhou Hwagain Paper, China. "We were impressed by the start-up, it took only 15 minutes from starting up the stock pump to the first paper on the reel", says Liang Hongwei, Chief Engineer at Ganzhou Hwagain Paper.
According to Liang Hongwei, the proven ANDRITZ shoe press technology and its energy and drying efficiency, as well as the decades of experience that ANDRITZ has in the pulp and paper industry were decisive in the award of this order.
The scope of supply comprised the stock preparation plant for softwood, hardwood, and bamboo pulp, the 2-layer headbox with dilution control system, a shoe press, the wet dust removal system, a reel system, and the machine automation control system.
At the moment, preparations are underway for start-up of a second ANDRITZ tissue machine supplied to Ganzhou Hwagain Paper, which is scheduled for the coming months.