Valmet Corporation’s press release on August 7, 2018 11:00 EET
CMPC Tissue S. A. has selected Valmet as the supplier of a complete production line for tissue paper (tissue), which will be installed on the CMPCs mill in Zarate, Argentina.
The planned startup of the new production line is the fourth quarter of 2019. With the new tissuemaskinen they will be able to produce over 50 000 tonnes of toilet and wiping products of high quality to the company. For cmp’s behalf Valmet previously delivered a Valmet Advantage DCT200 tissuelinje to Talcahuano plant in Chile, a tissuemaskin to Altamira in Mexico and an Advantage ViscoNip reconstruction of the mill in Caieiras, Brazil.
The order value is not disclosed and the order was received in Valmet’s second quarter of the year 2018.
«Our experience of Valmet’s Advantage DCT concept has been very good when it comes to energy efficiency, production capacity and tissuekvalitet. We are confident that the new tissuelinjen will benefit our position as the market leader in Argentina, » says PedroMuzzio Castelletto«, the development manager, Industrial & Supply Chain, CMPC Tissue.
«The Latin american tissuemarknaden is growing both in terms of capacity and quality. Valmet has the right technologies for the manufacture of tissue and can meet both today’s and future demands from the market, » says Johan Björn, sales manager, Valmet. «We are very pleased to CMPC chose us as their supplier and that they decided for Valmet’s Advantage technology to increase their production quality and capacity.»
Technical information about the delivery
Valmet’s delivery includes a complete Advantage DCT mjukpapperslinje with mäldberedningsutrustning. Tissuemaskinen is equipped with the most advanced technology for the absolute best and smoothest quality, water — and energy-efficient production and competitive tillverkningsdesign. The delivery also includes the electrical and control systems, the design of the whole mill, and the installation. The production process will be optimized for even better outputs and reduced energy consumption. The raw material for the new line will be färskfibermassa and recycled DIP.
If CMPC Tissue
CMPC is the leading company in the pulp and paper industry in Latin america. They have business in the fields of forestry, wood pulp, paper and tissue. CMPC has 23 tissuemaskiner in seven countries and an annual production capacity of 700 000 tonnes of tissue products that are distributed to the Latin american consumer and away-from-home market.
For more information, please contact:
Jan Erikson, Vice President, Sales, Valmet, tel. +46 705 17 14 90
Johan Björn, Sales Director, Valmet, tel. +46 703 17 12 16
Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of process technology, automation and service in the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our goal is to provide our customers with the world’s best service.
Valmet’s extensive tech tree, includes both the pulp mill, the production lines for tissue, board and paper, power and heating plants for energy production. Valmet’s innovative service and automation solutions improving the reliability and performance of our customers ‘ processes and increasing efficiency in the use of raw materials and energy.
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