November 2010
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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Hengen Group to Install Four New Tissue Machines at Mill in China

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The Hengan Group, a manufacturer of tissue products in China, has ordered from Andritz, Graz, Austria, four PrimeLine high-speed tissue machines, each with a width of 5.6 m and a capacity of approximately 60,000 metric tpy. Following startup of the machines in 2011/2012, the Hengan Group will have a total of nine Andritz tissue machines in operation, producing tissue products.

PM 11 and PM 12, both PrimeLine 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.

PM 15 and PM 16, both PrimeLine 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 ft 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.



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