Hengan Starts Up Valmet-supplied Tissue Line in Wuhu, China
(Helsinki, Sept. 6, 2016) Valmet announced that an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line supplied by Valmet successfully started up in August at Hengan’s paper mill in Wuhu, Anhui province in China.
According to Valmet, the installation and commissioning were performed in record time and the start-up went very smoothly. The new tissue machine adds another 60,000 annual tons of tissue products to Hengan’s current production of more than one million tons per year.
PM 19 is Valmet’s fifth tissue machine delivery to Hengan. The previous four Valmet Advantage DCT machines are located at Jinjiang, Changde and Weifang mills and were installed in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010.
Currently the installation of a sixth Valmet delivered tissue machine PM 20 is ongoing, and it will start up later in 2016.
“Joint effort and great work from the joint Valmet and Hengan team ensured a successful start-up of our new PM19 at exactly 10:48, August 8, said Cui Jiantong, Project Manager, Hengan Group. “The new machine will raise Hengan Group’s total production capacity to 1,080,000 annual tons of tissue and reduce the current production shortage.”
Valmet’s scope of delivery included a complete tissue production line featuring stock preparation systems, Advantage DCT 200HS tissue machine and an automation package from Valmet with Valmet DCS and QCS process control system. The tissue machine has a width of 5.6 m and a design speed of 2,000 m/min and is equipped with OptiFlo headbox and cast alloy Yankee cylinder.
The machine is also featured with Advantage tissue technology including gas heated AirCap hood, WetDust dust system and a SoftReel P reel.
Basic engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning were also included in Valmet’s delivery.
Hengan International Group Company Limited is an investment holding company mainly engaged in the trading of personal hygienic products. The company and its subsidiaries are principally engaged in the manufacturing, distribution and sale of personal hygiene products, including sanitary napkins products, disposable diapers products and tissue papers products, food and snacks products and others in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong and certain overseas markets.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. To learn more, please visit: www.valmet.com (Source: Valmet)
Pictured Above: Valmet Advantage DCT200 tissue machine