(News from RISI) – Two small producers in Baoding city, Hebei province, China, recently purchased new tissue machines from domestic supplier Baotuo Paper Machinery.
Mancheng Yongxing Paper has placed orders for two 20,000tpy TMs, each with a width of 3.55m and a design speed of 1,100m/min.
They are due to come on stream in early 2018.
With that, the company’s total tissue capacity will triple to around 60,000tpy.
Elsewhere, another tissue maker in the city, Mancheng Yongli Paper, has ordered a new tissue production line from the same supplier.
The unit has a width of 2.86m and a design speed of 900m/min and is able to churn out around 12,000tpy. Start-up is also scheduled for early 2018.