Metso to Supply New Tissue Line to Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti

Sept. 23, 2010 - Metso said that it will supply a complete tissue production line to the Italian Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti group with installation taking place at Montargis in France.

The value of the order was not disclosed.

Metso’s delivery includes a complete tissue production line with stock preparation equipment and an Advantage DCT 200 tissue machine including an OptiFlo II TIS multi-layer headbox, a Metso Yankee cylinder, an Advantage AirCap hood, an Advantage WetDust dust management system and an Advantage SoftReel reel.

The delivery will also include an extensive Metso automation package including metsoDNA machine, process and integrated drive controls, as well as a PaperIQ Select quality control system with an IQScanner-i scanner and an IQFiber sensor.

The new machine has a width of 5.6 meters and an operating speed of 1,900 m/min. Raw material for the new line will be virgin pulp.

Production capacity of the new line will be 60-70,000 tons per year of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades.

Start-up is expected in the second quarter of 2011.

Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti is headquartered in Lucca, Italy, and operates mills in Italy, Spain and Poland with a combined capacity of 400,000 tons a year.

The group has been present in France since 1999 through its sales organization based in Paris.