July 24, 2014
Voith and Cheng Loong Corp. signed the tissue machine contract for Cheng Loong TM 16 on July 18, 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan. This order continues the successful partnership between the companies Cheng Loong and Voith.
The TM 16 will be installed in Chupei, Taiwan, and will start up in September, 2015. It is based on a VTM 3 tissue machine concept from Voith and the scope of supply contains the newest technology, which consists of a single-layer MasterJet Pro T headbox and the NipcoFlex T shoe press for reduced energy consumption. Furthermore, an 18-foot steel Yankee cylinder for best heat transfer and thus optimum thermal drying efficiency as well as a high-performance steam hood and the MasterReel reel belong to the scope of supply. Also included in the delivery are forming and press fabrics.
TM 16 will produce high-quality dry crepe toilet paper and hand towel with a wire width of 3,796 mm and a design speed of 2,200 m/min. As technology leader, Voith focuses on less energy consumption, less fiber usage and more flexibility in operation to fulfill industry demands. With the signing of this contract with Cheng Loong, Voith will strengthen its leading position in innovative technologies for the tissue industry.
Cheng Loong Corp. was established in 1959 and is an international paper making and service group with its footprint in China, Vietnam, Japan, USA and in the rest of the world. The annual production capacity is 2.2 million metric tons of paper and paperboard. Cheng Loong Corp. is ranked among the top 100 paper companies in the world.