International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Chinese manufacturer of medical and hygiene textiles, Zhejiang Baoren Hezhong Technology Co., Ltd, China, to supply a complete neXline spunlace line. The line is scheduled for installation and start-up during the third quarter of 2021.
This high-capacity spunlace eXcelle line can process various types of fiber, such as polyester, viscose, Tencel, and bleached cotton, and is dedicated to the production of hygiene fabrics such as disinfecting wipes. The final products will have fabric weights ranging from 30 to 80 gsm, and the annual production capacity will be up to 20,000 t/a.
Andritz will provide a complete line with state-of-the-art equipment – from web forming to drying. The scope of supply includes the complete opening and blending machinery, two inline high-speed TT cards, a proven JetlaceEssentiel unit for hydroentanglement, and a neXdry through-air dryer with double drum. A high-speed winder from A. Celli will complete the line.
Zhejiang Baoren Hezhong Technology is a big player in China in the production of nonwoven goods and has several spunlace lines in operation. The final products are applied in many fields, such as medical care, cleaning, and so on, and are exported to South Korea, Japan, and the USA, among other countries. As the ANDRITZ equipment is recognized as the benchmark for production of premium spunlace roll goods, Baoren Hezhong chose the neXline spunlace for this new investment.
Zhejiang Baoren Hezhong Technology "Our company has One Wet-laid spunlace line and Five advanced spunlacing lines imported from famous companies such as Fleissener, NSC, DILO, VOITH, ANDRITZ. Meanwhile, it has established the non-woven technical development center with Donghua University. Professional products of spunlacing non-woven supplied by our company include wood pulp fibers, viscose fiber, bamboo fiber, PET, chitosan fiber non-woven. Productivity of year is 60000 ton. The products with the weight ranging from 30 to 150 gram per square meter have been applied to many fields such as artificial leather base, medical materials, cleaning materials, automobile decorating and so on. Now our products are sold to South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, America and Europe, etc.", as per the website of the Chinese company.
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International technology group Andritz offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. The global product and service portfolio is rounded off with plants for power generation, recycling, the production of nonwovens and panelboard, as well as automation and digital solutions offered under the brand name of Metris. The publicly listed group today has around 27,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.
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