Graz, Austria, 11 February 2010 — International technology Group Andritz received an order from Nanning Phoenix Pulp & Paper Co. Ltd., Guangxi, China, to supply a high-speed tissue machine. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2011.
Andritz’s scope of supply includes a complete stock preparation plant that also is designed for bagasse pulp and the new machine, which has a design speed of 2100 m/min and a width of 3.65 m. The tissue machine will feature a two-layer headbox, dryer hood, and a high-precision Yankee drying cylinder for excellent drying at low cost.
Part of the machine and equipment will be manufactured in Europe and part in China by Andritz Technologies Ltd., Foshan.
With this order – the 11th high-speed tissue machine delivered to China – Andritz Pulp & Paper strengthens its leading position as a supplier of tissue machines and local services in China.
The Andritz Group is a globally leading supplier of plants and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed, and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 13,200 employees worldwide. Andritz operates more than 150 production sites and service and sales companies around the world.
Andritz Pulp & Paper is a leading global supplier of turnkey systems and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, tissue paper, board, fiber-board, nonwovens, and of biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production. The technologies available are used to process logs and annual fibers, produce chemical and mechanical pulps and recycled paper fibers, recover and reuse chemicals, generate energy from biomass, prepare paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, produce paper, tissue paper and board, calender and coat of paper, and handle reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.