Capacity boost: Hengan Paper’s Andritz-supplied PrimeLineCOMPACT M 1600 tissue machines, TM27 and TM28 (pictured)

China’s Guangdong Hengan Paper Co. has successfully started up two Andritz-supplied PrimeLineCOMPACT M 1600 tissue machines at its mill in Yunfu, Guangdong. 

Hengan now has 15 Andritz-supplied tissue machines in operation. 

The two machines have a design speed of 1,700m/min and a working width of 3.65m.  

They produce top-quality tissue for facial, toilet, handkerchief, and napkin grades from virgin market pulp. 

Wang Xiangyang, Vice President, Hengan Group, said: “We have already had 13 Andritz tissue machines in operation and are convinced that the two new lines will perform just as successfully, producing high-quality tissue while enabling environmentally-friendly production.”  

Andritz’s scope of supply features under-machine pulpers, PrimeFlow step diffusor headboxes to ensure superior formation quality, and 18 ft. PrimeDry Steel Yankees with high-load suction pressure rolls with Polysoft PU-covers and canopy hoods for high drying capacity at lowest energy consumption.  

The Hengan Group was founded in 1985 and is a leading Chinese manufacturer of household paper grades as well as feminine hygiene and baby care products.