China’s Mancheng Jinguang starts up two TMs in Baoding

(News from RISI) – Mancheng Jinguang Paper fired up two 12,000tpy tissue machines earlier this month at its sole mill in Baoding city, Hebei province, China. The units, dubbed PM3 and PM4, were kicked into trial runs on 4 May and 13 May respectively. Provided by domestic supplier Baotuo Paper Machinery Engineering, each of them has a trim width of 2.86m...

Lee & Man starts up tissue machine in Jiangxi

(News from RISI) – Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing started trial runs on a new 60,000tpy tissue machine earlier this month at its mill in Jiujiang city, in the inland province of Jiangxi, China. Supplied by Voith, TM9 has a trim width of 5.6m and a design speed of 2,000m/min. It is the first tissue unit to have come on stream at the site. An identical...

Hengan Group ramps up capacity with investment

China’s Hengan Group has boosted its presence in the tissue market after starting up an Andritz-supplied tissue line. The PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machine started up at the tissue mill’s Chongqing mill on 13 May. It has a design speed of 2,000m/min and a width of 5.6m. The machine is equipped with an 18-foot Steel Yankee for energy-efficient drying and safe...

Hengan Group boosts capacity with investment

China’s Hengan Group has started up its 12th Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machine. The line is based at the company’s Chongqing mill and has a design speed of 2,000m/min and a width of 5.6m. It is equipped with an 18-foot Steel Yankee for energy-efficient drying and safe operation. The scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation...

Ningxia Jiamei gets two new TMs for mill in Wuzhong, Ningxia

(News from RISI) Ningxia Jiamei Paper will install two new 20,000tpy tissue machines at its mill in Wuzhong city, in northwest China’s Ningxia autonomous region. The producer has placed orders for the production lines from Guangdong Baotuo Science and Technology, a newly formed company created by Chinese supplier Baotuo Paper Machinery Engineering. Guangdong...

China’s Mancheng Paper to add two new TMs to Baoding mill

(News from RISI) – Mancheng Paper (formerly known as Tiantian Paper) will install two new tissue production lines at its sole mill in Baoding city, Hebei province, northern China. Chinese supplier Liaoyang Allideas Paperteck has been signed up to provide the units. Each of them has a width of 3.55m and a design speed of 1,200m/min, and is able to churn out...

APP boosts capacity with TM investments

Tissue giant Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has invested in eight new tissue machines. Supplied by Toscotec, the scope of supply includes AHEAD-2.0L crescent former tissue machines with a net trim width of 5.6m, 22ft diameter Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-22FT and steam heated Yankee hoods. Two of the TMs are scheduled to come on stream in the fourth quarter of 2017 and...

Daio Paper looking to buy Japanese tissue mills from Nisshinbo

(News from RISI) Daio Paper has announced it is in talks to take over the tissue production activities of fellow Japanese firm Nisshinbo Holdings. The latter operates four mills in Japan. Two are located in the Shizuoka prefecture and produce tissue: its Fuji facility is operated by subsidiary Tokai Seishi and is able to produce 28,00tpy, while its Shimada mill...

China’s Guangxi Tianlifeng starts 20,000tpy tissue machine in Nanning

(News from RISI) – Guangxi Tianlifeng has kicked off production on a new 20,000tpy tissue machine at its sole mill in Nanning city, in southwestern China’s Guangxi autonomous region. The first sheet of paper rolled off the line earlier this month. Supplied by Chinese firm Dazheng Machinery, the unit has a width of 3.5m and a design speed of...

C&S plans tissue expansion in Hebei; small mills in Mancheng forced to stop to combat smog

(News from RISI) – C&S Paper is to add 75,000tpy of new tissue paper capacity at its mill in Tangshan city, Hebei province, to feed increasing demand in northern and northeastern China. The board of directors of the Shenzhen-listed company approved the expansion plan in November. The project will involve a total investment of RMB 408.81 million and...

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