Hayat Kimya's new Advantage DCT 200TS tissue line, PM5, was started up in March 2015 by a joint Valmet and Hayat Kimya team. The new line, at the Mersin mill in Turkey, came smoothly on stream according to schedule and produced sellable paper from the very start.
This was the second start-up for the same team in three months, as Hayat Kimya's PM4 at the new Alabuga mill in Tartarstan, Russia was started up in December 2014. The time schedule was very tight but the paper was on reel as expected with good paper properties.Read more
Russia's Arkhbum Tissue Group, managed by Arkhangelsk pulp and paper mill (APPM), is forging ahead with its plans to install a new tissue mill in Vorsino, in the Kaluga region, some 90 km southwest of Moscow. The firm has finalized the suppliers of all equipment and machinery for the plant. Arkhbum has signed up Andritz to deliver the 200 tonne/day tissue machine, which will use 100% virgin pulp, as well as cogeneration equipment.
The Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-2.0 tissue machine at Fortissue S.A., the new productive division of Suavecel S.A based in Viana do Castelo, in the coastal and delta region of Rio Lima about 75 km north of Porto, was successfully started up in early April 2015. The machine came easily on stream after the commissioning period and is now producing high quality tissue products according to the guaranteed technological parameters.Read more
MALMO, SWEDEN, Nov. 19, 2013 (Press Release) - Duni's Rexcell subsidiary has decided to extend production of input materials for the hygiene products industry for another year. The decision will permit profitable operations until the production unit is closed.Read more
LECCO, Italy, June 24, 2013 (Press Release) -To complete a range of rich and innovative machines, OMET has decided to launch a new tissue converting line for the production of folded napkins. The machine, based on vacuum-fold technology, is juxtaposed to traditional mechanical folding machines.
The line, called FV, while exploiting a known technology, offers superior performance with regard to the electronic on-board equipment and management of the production process.Read more