Hengan Group has successfully started production at its new tissue production line at its Chongqing mill in China. According the announcement, the tissue line was supplied by Andritz.
Andritz’s PrimeLineTM W8 tissue machine has a design speed of 2,000 m/min and a width of 5.6 m. The machine is equipped with an 18-foot steel Yankee for energy-efficient drying and safe operation. The scope of the technology provider also included the complete stock preparation plant with ShortFlow concept, which minimizes both the investment costs and energy consumption as well as ensures high flexibility for grade changes.
The company is an investment holding mainly engaged in the trading of personal hygienic products. Together with subsidiaries Hengan is principally involved in the manufacturing, distribution and sale of personal hygiene products, including sanitary napkins products, disposable diapers products and tissue papers products, food and snacks products and others.