Harrison Zhang, Senior Manager of Valmet Changzhou factory (front left), signed a cooperation agreement with Zhao Zhancheng, General Manager of Liaoning Yusen mill (front right)

China’s Liaoning Yusen Sanitary Products Co. has invested in two Valmet-supplied IntelliTissue 1600 tissue machines to be supplied at its mill in Tai’an, Liaoning province.

The lines will produce high-quality tissue with a basis weight range of 12.5-31.3g/m2, with a design speed of 1,600m/min and a reel trim of 3.5m.

The scope of supply also includes approach pipe and instrumentation mechanical drive system, lubrication system, steam system and other auxiliary systems.

The value of the order will not be disclosed but the delivery scope is typically around €6-8m.

Expected to be in production in the middle of 2023, once up and running the two machines will boosts the company’s annual tissue production capacity by 60,000tpy.

Liaoning Yusen Sanitary products Co. manufactures tissue, nursing and hygiene, and medical products under the brands “Yusen (Rain Forest)”, “Baili” and “Water Gentle”.