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3rd April 2014, Graz

Flushable wipes line for leading Chinese nonwovens producer

Andritz Nonwoven has received an order from China’s Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group to supply a complete wetlace line. The Andritz neXline wetlace is designed for high speeds and integrates units for stock preparation, wet forming, and hydroentanglement. Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group is one of the leading Chinese producers of nonwovens, supplying its products mainly to international customers.

Andritz neXline wetlace, designed for high speeds and integrating units for stock preparation, wet forming, and hydroentanglement. Photo: Andritz.

By combining wet forming and hydroentanglement, the highly flexible Andritz technology is said to enable manufacturing of a great variety of products, such as biodegradable nonwoven wipes without any chemical binder. Start-up of the line is scheduled for 2015.

The line is equipped with a newly developed through-air drying system for significantly reduced energy consumption. According to Andritz, its wetlace technology fulfils highest environmental regulations and has been granted certificated product quality according to the latest EDANA/INDA guidelines.

The Andritz Group is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,700 employees.

Andritz operates over 250 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world and ranks among the global market leaders in all four of its business areas.

www.andritz.com

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