May 29, 2012
ANDRITZ has successfully started up PM12 tissue machine supplied to Hengan Group Chongqing. Hengan Group, one of the leading tissue producers in China, now has seven ANDRITZ PrimeLine machines in operation. Two more machines will be started up this year, both of them equipped with the world’s largest steel yankees (diameter: 4.88 m) for high-speed machines.
The PM12 machine (PrimeLine TM W8 model) has a design speed of 2,100 m/min, a width of 5.6 m, and is equipped with energy-saving components such as yankee head insulation and a re-evaporation system. The scope of supply also included the complete stock preparation and machine control systems.