Start-up of Guangxi Sun Paper’s PrimeLineTM W 2000 in Beihai City

China’s Guangxi Sun Paper has started up the second of two Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machines at its plant in Beihai City, Guangxi Province.

TM6 has a design speed of 2,000m/min, a working width of 5.65m and a capacity of 60,000tpy.

As with the company’s TM5 order, the scope of supply also included FibreSolve FSV pulpers, the paper machine approach flow systems, broke handling and fibre recovery, and automation systems.

It is equipped with a Steel Yankee with head insulation, heat recovery system and a Yankee Ecosteam system for re-evaporation.

Guangxi Sun Paper was founded in 2019 and is part of the Sun Paper Group.

The new greenfield mill in Beihai City will have a total pulp and paper capacity of 3.5m tpy and will be built in two phases over approximately four years.