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Andritz starts up twelfth tissue machine for Hengan Group

May 3, 2017 - International technology Group Andritz says it has successfully started up the tissue machine supplied to the Hengan Group, China, at its Chongqing mill.


May 3, 2017
By P&PC Staff

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The PrimeLine W8 tissue machine is the twelfth tissue machine supplied by Andritz to the Hengan Group. It has a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a width of 5.6 m. The machine is equipped with an 18-foot steel Yankee for energy-efficient drying and safe operation. The scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation plant with ShortFlow concept, which the company says will minimize the investment costs and energy consumption while “ensuring high flexibility for grade changes.” The entire automation system was also supplied by Andritz.

Established in 1985, the Hengan Group employs a workforce of around 30,000 employees, and is a top Chinese manufacturer of hygiene and sanitary products.

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