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Valmet to Supply Century Pulp and Paper in India with New Tissue Production Line

Valmet Advantage DCT100 tissue machine The new tissue machine will add over 36,000 tonnes of high-quality facial tissue, toilet tissue, kitchen towel and napkin grades to Century Pulp and Paper's current annual production capacity.

Dec. 13, 2018 - Valmet said that it will supply Century Pulp and Paper with a new tissue production line at CPP's mill in Lalkua, India.

The value of the order will not be disclosed.

The order is Valmet's second tissue machine delivery to Century Pulp and Paper's Lalkua mill. The first machine was installed in 2008.

“We are excited to be the first company in India to install a tissue line equipped with an Advantage ViscoNip press,” said J.P. Narain, CEO of Century Pulp and Paper. “The combination of the state-of-the-art pressing technology and Advantage ReDry will provide significant energy savings, uniform moisture profile and nip load flexibility up to 150 kN/m.”

“The new production line will add over 36,000 tonnes of high-quality facial tissue, toilet tissue, kitchen towel and napkin grades to the company's current annual production capacity,” Narain added.

The new tissue Advantage DCT 100HS tissue machine, TM 7, will have a width of 2.85 meters and a design speed of 2,000 m/min. The machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox and a 16-foot Yankee cylinder, along with the Advantage tissue technologies AirCap and Hot Air system, as well as a SoftReel A reel.

The machine also features the new ReDry technology, a novel way to recover energy from hood exhaust air to heat the web before drying. In combination with the ViscoNip press, it has proven to provide significant energy savings and quality improvements. The raw material is virgin fiber, and the production line is optimized to save energy and enhance the quality of the final product.

Century Pulp and Paper (CPP) is a producer of printing and writing paper, and a leading manufacturer of tissue and board, as well as Rayon Grade Pulp (RGP) products.

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SOURCE: Valmet