(News from RISI) – Yusen Paper has fired up a new 13,000tpy tissue PM in its sole mill in Baoding city, Hebei province, China.
Supplied by fellow Chinese company Weifang Hicredit Machinery, PM2 has a trim width of 2.85m and a design speed of 1,000min/m. The first sheet of paper rolled off the line on 20 August.
An identical unit was commissioned at the same site in September 2015. The third one is scheduled to kick off trial runs by the end of this October.
As one of the many small tissue producers in Mancheng county, Yusen Paper is expanding its capacity to increase its competitiveness and to meet stricter environmental standards.
It placed an order for four 15,000tpy tissue PMs in July and plans to bring them online in the first half of 2017.
By then the company’s total tissue capacity will be boosted to around 135,000tpy.
Weifang Hicredit has been chosen to provide the units, each of which will be 2.85m wide and have a design speed of 1,100m/min.