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PMT Italia to supply complete PM to Double A mill in Thatoom, Thailand

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PMT Italia to supply complete PM to Double A mill in Thatoom, Thailand

October 03, 2010 - 21:39

PINEROLO, Italy, Oct. 4, 2010 (Press Release) -Thai premium copy paper manufacturer Double A (1991) Public Company Ltd. (formerly known as Advanced Agro Pubic Company Limited) has chosen PMT Italia to supply the new PM 3 to its subsidiary company -Advance Paper Mill 3, for its mill in Thatoom, Prachinburi province in Thailand. Startup is scheduled for second quarter 2012.

PMT Italia will engineer, manufacture and supply complete paper machine from headbox up to the reel. The 5,280 m reel wide machine, PM3, will have a capacity of 290.000 tonnes/y. The new machine designed to run mainly with short fibers (without long fibers needed) will have an operating speed of 1.300 mpm.

The scope of supply will include together with the complete paper machine all the major auxiliary systems.

Civil work at the mill has already begun. Double A aims to install as second step a new pulp mill line to feed the improved production capacity and sell the surplus produced to its traditional customers.

PMT Italia is proud to have been selected by Double A for this important project, focused on the highest paper qualities. It represents for PMT the recognition of the highest level in fine paper making technology reached as a result of the projects done recently. Moreover it is an opportunity to strengthen and consolidate, once more, its presence as well as to show its capabilities on the Asian markets.