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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...

Paper Prime invests with new TM

Portugal’s Paper Prime has boosted its capacity after investing in a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD tissue machine. TM1 will be installed at the company’s Vila Velha de Rodão site. Included in the investment is a stock preparation plant for dry virgin pulp, an AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine with Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-16FT, machine auxiliaries including...

First Quality boosts capacity with 70,000tpy TAD investment

America’s First Quality Tissue has invested in an Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTAD tissue line with complete stock preparation for its mill in Lock Haven. Start-up is scheduled for 2019 and once up and running the TAD tissue machine has a capacity of around 70,000tpy. Andritz said the machine “will improve softness, absorbency, and bulk generated by the TAD...

Andritz, Fibria, Contech and Kadant South América shared new developments and case studies in raw materials and fibers

After a day of strategic insights and market trend presentations at the Senior Management Symposium, the second day of Tissue World São Paulo Conference kick-started with the Technical Session on “Raw materials and fibers: new fiber resources and fiber preparation”. The session featured presenters from Andritz, Fibria, Contech and Kadant South...

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