The international technology group Andritz AG, Graz/Austria, has received an order from Guangxi Sun Paper Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Sun Paper Group, Beihai/China, to supply 2 tissue machines for its new mill in Beihai City, Guangxi/China. Start-up is planned for 2021.
The Andritz tissue machines are of the type PrimeLineTM W 2000, with a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a working width of 5.65 m. They are equipped with a large suction press roll, a PrimeDry Steel Yankee with head insulation, and a re-evaporation system, thus enabling energy savings. The scope of supply also includes FibreSolve FSV pulpers, the paper machine approach flow systems, broke handling and fiber recovery, and automation systems. The new greenfield mill in Beihai will eventually have a total pulp and paper capacity of 3.5 million tons/year and will be constructed in 2 phases over approx. 5 years.