ANDRITZ to supply four needlepunch lines to YANPAI, China

ANDRITZ to supply four needlepunch lines to YANPAI, China

ANDRITZ needlepunch line in operation at Yanpai Filtration Technology in Tiantai (China)

GRAZ, FEBRUARY 17, 2022. International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Yanpai Filtration Technology Co., Ltd. (YANPAI®), China, to supply four needlepunch lines to its site in Tiantai. Start-up of the lines is planned from the third quarter of 2022 to the third quarter of 2023.

ANDRITZ will deliver customized needlepunch lines for production of high-quality needlepunch filter felts. The lines will enable YANPAI to achieve state-of-the-art technical characteristics in terms of product quality and line performance. The drylaid web-forming equipment (cards and crosslappers) will be manufactured at the ANDRITZ Wuxi premises, including 8 PRO 25-80 aXcess profile crosslappers for controlled web weight evenness. The 16 eXcelle needlelooms will be supplied by ANDRITZ Asselin-Thibeau in France.

ANDRITZ needleloom

The proven ANDRITZ needlepunch lines will ensure high output and also minimize the downtime required. This order once again shows the strong market position of ANDRITZ’s aXcess and eXcelle equipment, which enable customized solutions to perfectly suit producers’ needs.

YANPAI is one of the leading Chinese producers of nonwoven filters for dust and air treatment and for woven filter fabrics used in solid/liquid separation. Established in 1990, YANPAI was at the forefront in the development of new industrial filtration fabrics. Today, YANPAI is a company with facilities in China and the USA.

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YanPai filters for dust and air treatment


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. Plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning, recycling, and the production of nonwovens and panelboard complete the global product and service offering. Innovative products and services in the industrial digitalization sector are offered under the brand name Metris and help customers to make their plants more user-friendly, efficient and profitable. The publicly listed group has around 26,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.

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