Yanzhou City, Shandong, China 11 April 2013 -- Andritz has received an order from Shandong Sun Paper, China, to supply two tissue machines with steel yankees to the Yanzhou mill, Shandong province, for the production of high quality facial and toilet paper. The first Andritz machine is scheduled to start up in May 2014 and the second at the beginning of 2015. Shandong Sun Paper, a globally leading pulp and paper producer, is thus entering the tissue business.
The new tissue machines, both of the type PrimeLineTM W8, are designed for a speed of 2,000 m/min and for a paper width of 5.62 m. They will be equipped with a PrimeFlow 2-layer headbox including dilution control, a PrimeDry Steel Yankee with a diameter of 18 ft., and a PrimeDry ReEvaporation HeatRecovery system. The scope of supply also includes the complete stock preparation plant and the automation system with DCS (Distributed Control System) and QCS (Quality Control System).
According to Mr. Ying Guangdong, Vice President & Chief Engineer of Shandong Sun Paper, this investment is part of an expansion program to become one of the five largest tissue producers in China within the next ten years.