Metso to Supply Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill with New Tissue Production Line

Helmut Berger, General Manger, ADNPM, and Jan Erikson, Vice President Sales, Paper business line, Metso Pulp, Paper and Power announcing the tissue line contract.

Nov. 29, 2013 - Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business (to become Valmet, effective Jan. 1, 2014) will supply a complete Advantage NTT tissue line to Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill (ADNPM) in the United Arab Emirates.

In addition to the tissue machine, the order includes automation solutions for machine, process and quality controls.

The value of the order will not be disclosed.

The new line will be installed at ADNPM's tissue mill in Abu Dhabi and start up in the second quarter of 2015.

Complete installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also part of the delivery.

According to Metso, the new tissue line will boost ADNPM's current production capacity of 63,000 tons to 93,000 tons a year of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades. The raw material for the new lines will be virgin fiber.

The Abu Dhabi National Paper Mill is a subsidiary of the private investment group Abu Dhabi National Industrial Projects Co. The company was established in 2001 and has two tissue machines with a capacity of approximately 63,000 tons per year. Aside from the different pulp products, ADNPM is able to run its machine with 100 percent recovered paper.

Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes, machinery, equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. The company's offerings and experience cover the entire process life cycle including new production lines, rebuilds and services. For additional information, visit: