GRAZ, JANUARY 26, 2024.  Guangdong Hengan Paper Co., Ltd. has successfully started up the two new ANDRITZ PrimeLine tissue machines at its mill in Yunfu, Guangdong, China. Hengan has now 15 ANDRITZ tissue machines in operation.

The two machines of the type PrimeLineCOMPACT M 1600 have a design speed of 1,700 m/min and a working width of 3.65 m. They produce top-quality tissue for facial, toilet, handkerchief, and napkin grades from virgin market pulp.

ANDRITZ’s scope of supply features under-machine pulpers, proven PrimeFlow step diffusor headboxes to ensure superior formation quality, and 18 ft. PrimeDry Steel Yankees with high-load suction pressure rolls with Polysoft PU-covers and canopy hoods for high drying capacity at lowest energy consumption.

Mr. Wang Xiangyang, Vice President, Hengan Group: “Hengan and ANDRITZ have been working together for more than 25 years. We have already had 13 ANDRITZ tissue machines in operation and are convinced that the two new ones will perform just as successfully, producing high-quality tissue while enabling environmentally friendly production.”

Mr. Xie Zhengba, Chief Engineer, Guangdong Hengan Paper Co., Ltd.: “From the very beginning of this project to the start-up, we have been deeply impressed by ANDRITZ’s professional team. Each time when needed, they responded very fast and in a perfect manner. We really appreciate our partnership.”  

The Hengan Group, founded in 1985, is a leading Chinese manufacturer of household paper grades as well as feminine hygiene and baby care products.

Source: ADRITZ


International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydropower and Environment & Energy. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 30,000 employees and over 280 locations in more than 80 countries.


ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.

The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.

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