Graz, Austria, 22 July 2009 -- International technology Group Andritz received an order to deliver a tissue machine to Saigon Paper Corporation, one of the leading Vietnamese producers of tissue and board. Start-up is scheduled for 2010.
The scope of supply includes a complete PrimeLineCOMPACT – from the stock preparation to the reel, including automation. At a width of 2850 mm, the tissue machine has an annual production capacity of 25,000 tons at a design speed of 1650 m/min. A steel Yankee dryer (diameter 3.65 m) will be used to enable energy savings.
The Andritz Group is a global market leader for customized plants, process technologies, and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of 13,600 employees worldwide. Andritz operates more than 150 production sites and service and sales companies around the world.
The Andritz Pulp & Paper business area is a global leader in the supply of systems, equipment, engineered wear products, and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board, tissue, fiber-board, and nonwovens, and also manufactures biomass boilers for power production. The business area also has become a full-line supplier of production systems and services to the pulp and paper industry. The business area provides customized basic and detailed engineering, procurement, manufacturing, equipment erection and supervision, training and start-up services, and EPC deliveries. For additional information, visit http://www.andritz.com.