Metso to Supply CMPC Tissue with New Production Line in Chile

Oct. 31, 2011 - Metso said that it will supply a complete tissue production line to CMPC Tissue S.A. of Santiago, Chile.

The new tissue line will be installed at CMPC’s Talagante mill in Chile.

The value of the order was not disclosed, but Metso said this kind of production line is typically valued at EUR 20-30 million, depending on the scope of the delivery and the production output.

Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line with stock preparation equipment and an Advantage DCT 200+ tissue machine including an OptiFlo II TIS headbox, a Metso Yankee cylinder, an Advantage AirCap hood, an Advantage WetDust dust management system and an Advantage SoftReel reel.

The delivery will also contain an extensive Metso automation package including a Metso DNA process automation system for machine, process and drive controls as well as a Metso IQ quality control system.

With a width of 5.6 m, the new production line will produce 50,000 - 60,000 tons per year of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades. The raw material for the new line will be virgin and DIP (Deinked) pulp.

Start up of the new line is expected during 2013.

CMPC Tissue S.A. is part of the larger pulp and paper group Empresas CMPC, and is a leading tissue products supplier in Latin America with industrial operations in 8 countries of that region.