Graz, Austria 20 August 2013 -- International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zhejiang Jingxing Paper, China, to supply two tissue machines with steel Yankees to its location in Pinghu city, Zhejiang Province, for the production of high-quality facial and toilet paper. Start-up of the machines is scheduled for end of 2014 and mid-2015 respectively.
Zhejiang Jingxing Paper is one of Asia’s largest linerboard producers and is now entering the tissue business.
The tissue machines, both of the type PrimeLineST, are designed for a speed of 1,900 m/min and for a paper width of 2.85 m. They will be equipped with 18 ft. PrimeDry Steel Yankees with head insulation. The steel Yankees, in combination with a steam-heated hood, enable a high drying capacity at minimized energy costs.
With this order, the ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER business area, which manufactures its tissue machine components in Europe and China, is confirming its position as one of the leading suppliers of tissue machines and local services in China.
The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, the production of animal feed and biomass pellets, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,900 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. The technologies cover processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper, production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, preparation of paper machine furnish, production of paper, tissue, and board, calendering and coating of paper, as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service range includes modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, service and maintenance, as well as machine transfer and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam, and recovery boilers, gasification plants for energy production, flue gas cleaning plants, production equipment for biofuel (second generation) and biomass pelleting, biomass torrefaction, and plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF) are also allocated to the business area.