At INDEX Andritz Perfojet announced it has sold a jetlace machine to the Chinese based Zheijang Spread Non-woven New Material Co. Ltd. The group was initially involved in textiles (Jiaxing Fayang Jet Weaving Co. Ltd). and has received help from the local government encouraging investment in the nonwovens. The nonwoven company added this new Andritz line to an existing one.
According to president Yongxing Yang, Perfojet was the best choice to develop their production. The machine is the Jet Lace Advantage Perfojet, a 3.6 meter line and the the first of its kind. The machine was delivered with an Andritz dryer Perfodry Advantage. The new production is expected to reach 7500 tons of wipes mainly for export. The machine will mainly make nonwovens for the wipes market.
Perfojet also announced the sale of a Spunjet line to China-based BG Filter during INDEX.