International technology Group Andritz 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 the 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 speeds of 1,900 m/min and for a paper widths of 2.85 m. They will be equipped with 18 ft. diameter PrimeDry Steel Yankees with head insulation. The Steel Yankees, in combination with a steam-heated hood, enable high drying capacity at minimal energy consumption.
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.