(News from RISI) – Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing has started up a new 60,000tpy tissue PM at its mill in the southwestern municipality of Chongqing in China.
The Valmet-supplied PM came online in October and has a width of 5.6m and a design speed of 2,000m/min. The mill currently runs three other tissue PMs with a combined capacity of 90,000tpy including a 60,000tpy unit that started up in June.
The firm is planning to expand further in the tissue sector, moving to raise its total tissue capacity from 150,000tpy now to 270,000tpy in 2016; It has signed up Valmet to supply two more 60,000tpy tissue PMs for the Chongqing facility. Each will also be 5.6 m wide and have a design speed of 2,000 m/min.