Valmet to Supply Tissue Production Line to Faderco in Algeria
The new tissue machine will have a width of 2.8 meters and a design speed of 2,000 m/min. It will add 30,000 tons tissue paper per year to Faderco's current production capacity.
May 9, 2019 - Valmet will supply a complete Advantage DCT 100HS tissue production line to Faderco in Algeria. The order also includes a rewinder and an extensive automation package including process and quality control solutions.
The value of the order will not be disclosed.
The new line will be installed at the company's mill, Warak, in Setif, Algeria. Valmet has previously supplied an Advantage DCT100+ tissue line to the mill, which started up in 2015.
The new tissue line will fulfill Faderco's need of new capacity for tissue products. The Warak mill currently produces baby diapers, sanitary napkins, adult diapers and tissue paper for the domestic market and surrounding countries. The new line will support Faderco's ambition to consolidate its position as the Algerian leader in the sector by reaching 35 percent of market share in 2019.
The new tissue machine will have a width of 2.8 meters and a design speed of 2,000 m/min. It will add 30,000 tons tissue paper per year to Faderco's current production of tissue products.
"The investment in Valmet's Advantage DCT technology, the new complex, will boost our production and support our ambition to reach the position as the 5th exporter in the Mediterranean region. We are already present in Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania, Senegal, Togo, Mali, Guinea Conakry and Qatar, among others," says Amor Habes, CEO, Faderco.
Complete installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also part of the delivery.
Start-up of the new machine is planned for June 2020.
About Faderco Warak
Founded in 1986, Faderco is an Algerian company with more than 1,800 employees, 11 brands in 7 strategic business areas and 2 subsidiaries. The company produces baby diapers, adult diapers and paper products in the industrial complex at Setif, opened in July 2012. In addition, the company has another production facility in Algiers. With both wholesale and direct sales, Faderco's commercial coverage is 80% of the Algerian national territory. The company exports products to other countries in Northwest Africa and sub-Sahara.
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