Tissue World Magazine, World News

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 plant with ShortFlow concept, which the supplier said minimises the investment costs and energy consumption as well as ensures high flexibility for grade changes.

The Hengan Group was established in 1985 and its 30,000-staff manufacture hygiene and sanitary products.