First Quality Tissue to Install Two New TAD Tissue Machines

Feb. 14, 2014 - First Quality Tissue said that it has made plans to add two additional TAD paper machines with an estimated annual capacity of 140,000 tons at locations to be announced over the next 30 days.

The startup of these machines is expected to be in the third quarter of 2015 and third quarter of 2016, respectively.

First Quality Tissue noted that the installation of its already-purchased ATMOS tissue machine, with expected annual capacity of 70,000 tons, is well underway with an expected startup in the first quarter of 2016 at the existing Anderson, South Carolina site.

First Quality has installed four Through-Air-Dried (TAD) machines — two in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania and two in Anderson, South Carolina.

Upon the completion of the above-mentioned machine installations, First Quality Tissue will will increase its total number of tissue machines to 7 with an estimated capacity of 500,000 tons.

First Quality Tissue is a privately held leading manufacturer of ultra-premium towel and tissue products. To learn more, please visit: www.firstquality.com.

SOURCE: First Quality Tissue