Hengan Group, China has ordered four PrimeLine highspeed tissue machines to Andritz, each with a width of 5.6 m and a capacity of approximately 60,000 tpa. Following start-up of the machines in 2011/2012, the Hengan Group will have a total of nine Andritz tissue machines in operation, producing top quality tissue products. The orders for the Hengan Group in detail:
• PM11 and PM12, both PrimeLineTM W8 machines, will be installed at the Chongqing site and have a design speed of 2,100 m/min. The scope of supply includes the complete stock preparation plant, the two-layer headbox (PrimeFlow) with dilution control, a single press and hood, an 18-ft. Yankee, a dust removal system, a PrimeReel Advanced reel system, as well as the machine control system from ANDRITZ Automation.
• PM15 and PM16, both PrimeLineTM W6 machines, will be installed at the Jinjiang site and have a similar scope of supply, with the exception of the Yankee, which has a diameter of 16 feet and is made entirely of steel (PrimeDry Steel Yankee).