YIZHENG, Jiangsu Province— April 9, 2020 — Sinopec Yizheng Chemical Fibre Co. (YCFC) successfully launched its first meltblown nonwoven production line on March 29 in Yizheng, Jiangsu province, which was manufactured by Shaoyang Textile Machinery Co, affiliated to Sinomach’s subsidiary China Hi-Tech Group Corp. (CHTC). Shaoyang Textile Machinery succeeded in reducing the lead time to a month and delivered the production line 13 days earlier than the date required by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC).
As the filter layer of a surgical mask, the meltblown nonwoven material is an essential raw component in mask production. Mask production lines are expanding rapidly across the country as an urgent part of pandemic prevention and control, and a large number of manufacturers are facing a shortage of raw materials. Shaoyang Textile Machinery rose to the challenge and undertook supply of YCFC’s 12 meltblown nonwoven production lines.
After the company signed the supply agreement with YCFC on Feb 25 it took a series of effective measures to push forward the work and successfully ensured the YCFC’s first meltblown nonwoven production line would start on March 29.
When all 12 meltblown nonwoven production lines are operational YCFC will have a daily output of 12 tons of N95 meltblown nonwoven or 18 tons of surgical mask materials, and be able to increase production of disposable surgical masks by 18 million pieces a day.
Shaoyang Textile Machinery is a leading enterprise in developing and manufacturing melt-blown and spunbonded nonwoven equipment in China. It has developed and produced 300 pieces of such equipment, which have been exported to more than a dozen countries and regions, with great market effect in the industry. At present, the company has received 37 orders for non-woven equipment from enterprises such as China National Petroleum Corp. and China Petrochemical Corp. as well as various countries, including India and Uzbekistan.
Posted April 9, 2020