Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper has successfully started up its tissue production line delivered by Andritz for its mill in Xinhui district, Jiangmen City, Guangdong Province, China.
The complete line order includes the stock preparation system with low-consistency refiners, a PrimeLineTM W 2000 tissue machine and the automation system. The tissue machine has a speed of 1,900 m/min and a width of 5.65 m and produces high quality tissue in the range of 11 - 42 gsm. It is equipped with a PrimePress XT Evo shoe press, a PrimeDry Steel Yankee and a steam-heated PrimeDry Hood ST to enable energy efficient tissue production.
The first paper on reel was achieved 16 days ahead of schedule.
Steven Hung Ching Lung, General Manager of Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper, says: "With the new TM13 we enter the tissue business. It is essential for our expansion strategy to provide our customers with high-quality tissues that have minimum impact on the environment. We have a vast experience in the production of high-quality printing and writing papers. Now we want to achieve the same success with Andritz in the tissue market."
Asia Symbol (Guangdong) Paper is a leading manufacturer of printing and writing paper in China. The company is part of the RGE Group, a global player focused on sustainable pulp and paper production.
Andritz Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue.