Four successful start-ups of Voith XcelLine tissue machines at Lee & Man in 2017
Thanks to the excellent cooperation between Lee & Man and the Voith onsite team, the first jumbo roll of tissue was produced at 3:28 pm, which marked the successful start-up of Voith XcelLine tissue machine TM 12. Just four days later, TM 12 reached an operational speed of 1905 m/min. This demonstrated the high level of efficient cooperation between Voith and the Lee & Man team. Three weeks earlier, in the same workshop, the Voith XcelLine tissue machine TM 11 broke the record with 18 minutes from “stock on wire” to “paper on reel”. All the components and parts of TM 12 are perfectly matched and integrated with one another. Owing to this state-of-the-art integration and the high-performance of the XcelLine system, these two large XcelLine household tissue machines ran smoothly within one month and have achieved excellent results.
Within one year, four high-quality tissue paper production lines were successfully started up by Voith at Lee & Man, which is based in Jiangxi and Guangdong. Thanks to this fast expansion of its installed capacities, Lee & Man has advanced rapidly into the ranks of the top manufacturers of household tissue. As a strong partner to Lee & Man, Voith helps set the right course and offers ideal solutions for raising quality and efficiency to the next level.
Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited is one of the world’s leading paper manufacturers, mainly producing packaging paper and tissue paper of different grades and specifications. The company currently has five production locations in China, with a total of 6,500 employees.
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