Andritz starts up twelfth tissue machine for Hengan Group
(Graz, Austria, May 05, 2017) Andritz has successfully started up the tissue machine supplied to the Hengan Group, China, at its Chongqing mill.
The PrimeLineTM 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 minimizes both the investment costs and energy consumption as well as ensures high flexibility for grade changes. The entire automation system was also supplied by Andritz.
The Hengan Group was established in 1985 and, with around 30,000 employees, is one of the leading Chinese manufacturers of hygiene and sanitary products. (Source: press release)
Cover Image: PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machine