Metso to supply two tissue lines to HengAn International Group, China - Papermart

Metso to supply two tissue lines to HengAn International Group, China

Metso will supply two complete Advantage DCT 200 tissue production lines to HengAn International Group in China. One of the lines will be delivered to the Group’s Hunan HengAn Living Paper Products Co., Ltd., Changde City, Hunan province, and the other to Shandong HengAn Paper Co.,Ltd., Weifang City, Shandong province. The lines will be started up in December 2009 and in July 2010. The market value of a single tissue production line of this type is in the range of EUR 15 -20 million, depending on the scope of the delivery and the production output.
MetsoMetso’s delivery comprises two tissue production lines with stock preparation equipment and an Advantage DCT 200 tissue machine including an OptiFlo multi-layer headbox, Metso Yankee cylinder, Advantage AirCap hood, Advantage WetDust dust management system and an Advantage SoftReel reel. The delivery also features Metso’s new, patented Advantage ViscoNip pressing technology. Both production lines are optimized to save energy and to enhance final product quality. The delivery includes an extensive automation package with metsoDNA machine and process controls, PaperIQ Select scanner and quality controls, as well as an IQDilutionPro Lite basis weight profiling system.
With a width of 5.6 m and an operating speed of 1,900 m/min, the new lines will add another 120,000 tonnes a year of facial, toilet and towel grades to HengAn International Group’s total production. The raw material for the new lines will be virgin pulp.
In 2006 and 2008, Metso has successfully started up two similar Advantage DCT 200 tissue lines at the company’s Anhai mill in Fujian province.