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A.Celli Paper installs pope reel for tissue machine at Kimberly-Clark in Italy

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A.Celli Paper installs pope reel for tissue machine at Kimberly-Clark in Italy

April 15, 2015 - 19:35
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TASSIGNANO CAPANNORI, Italy, April 2, 2015 (Press Release) -

Sold in April 2014 and installed a few months later, the new pope reel for the Tissue Machine at Kimberly-Clark Romagnano Sesia has met all production expectations and also underscored the partnership between the two companies. A.Celli Paper has demonstrated not only its level of technology and quality as a supplier, but also its professionalism and dedication to excellence.

The customer has stated its satisfaction with the product and with the post-sales service guaranteed by the A.Celli staff that meets their demands thanks to the technical support offered to answer the diverse needs of a production scenario.

"We are very pleased", states K-C Romagnano. "A.Celli was an optimal choice. Together, we developed the project since the very beginning and perfected it step after step. We scheduled tests at A.Celli's Lucca plant and only after these in-depth trials was the pope reel shipped for installation at Romagnano Sesia." A.Celli has demonstrated top level professionalism, confirming its abilities throughout every phase of the project, but it distinguished itself in the eyes of the customer above all during assembly of the new pope reel. "Our satisfaction was further confirmed by the strict respect of the amount of machine downtime imposed by us as well as expertise with which the A.Celli team has performed this delicate and complicated rebuild, in complete agreement with the stringent safety criteria adopted by the K-C Group".

The replacement operation of the pope reel immediately gave positive results in terms of process: the tissue machine enhanced its performance, showed a clear improvement in paper turn-up efficiency and winding consistency and, consequently, a better finished product.

A successful technical intervention confirmed by optimal results!

Kimberly-Clark facilities in Romagnano Sesia

The Kimberly-Clark facilities in Romagnano Sesia, located in the province of Novara, is K-C's Italian production site and one of the most important facilities in Europe for tissue production. The Romagnano plant, founded in 1973, employs about 300 people and produces Tissue paper for the Scottex® and Kleenex® brands. The Italian market is considered strategic for Kimberly-Clark, who has made strong investments aimed at strengthening the company's position. In 2001, it invested in the installation of a production plant that employed proprietary Kimberly-Clark technology for the production of the new Scottex® brand toilet paper, which allowed this product to significantly increment its bulk and softness. Kimberly-Clark is present on the Italian market also with the brands Kleenex® (handkerchiefs), Scottonelle® (toilet rolls) and Huggies® (baby diapers), as well as with the Scottex® brand, famous for its toilet rolls advertised by the Labrador puppy, kitchen towels, table napkins and handkerchiefs.

A.Celli Paper S.p.A.

A.Celli Paper S.p.A., an international company headquartered in Lucca, has been involved in the global paper machinery market for over 70 years, offering top of the range machinery and system solutions for complete turn-key plants from stock preparation to roll handling and packaging. A.Celli's proven expertise in the construction and rebuilding of Tissue Machines, with daily production capacities of up to 260 tonnes, and rewinders for tissue, paper and cardboard differentiates the company for the high automation level on its machinery and its personnel's technical knowledge and skills during installation and start-up, guaranteeing customers complete and expert support throughout the production process. Reliable, 24/7 post-sales assistance service and MySp@res®, the new solution for identifying, localizing and requesting on-line spare parts estimates, complete the company's offer.