Valmet to Supply New Tissue Production Line to Alas Doradas in El Salvador
The new tissue machine will add 35,000 tons tissue paper per year to Alas Doradas' current production of high-quality toilet tissue, napkins and kitchen towels.
Jan. 9, 2020 - Valmet will supply an Advantage DCT100HS tissue production line, including a deinking plant and an extensive automation package, to Alas Doradas in El Salvador. The order also includes a Valmet Performance Center agreement to support efficient production with Industrial Internet.
The value of the order was not disclosed.
The new tissue machine will have a width of 2.8 meters and a design speed of 2,000 meters/minute. It will add 35,000 tons tissue paper per year to Alas Doradas' current production of high-quality toilet tissue, napkins and kitchen towels.
“Our cooperation with Valmet started with the rebuild of our existing machine where the press section was upgraded with an Advantage ViscoNip press combined with Advantage ReDry technology,” says Paul Ekman, CEO, Alas Doradas.
“To be chosen as preferred partner to Alas Doradas is an important statement for us. We appreciate our relationship greatly,” added Kent Nika, Sales Director for South America, Tissue, Valmet.
Valmet's scope of delivery will comprise a tissue production line featuring complete Deinking plant and an Advantage DCT 100HS tissue machine. The machine is equipped with OptiFlo headbox and Valmet cast iron Yankee cylinder as well as the Advantage technology including ViscoNip press, AirCap hood, WetDust dust system and SoftReel reel.
The delivery also includes an extensive automation package with Valmet DNA, Valmet IQ quality controls, Industrial Internet applications, Valmet Performance Center agreement and tissue line training simulator.
Engineering, supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery.
Start-up is planned for the first half of 2021.
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