Metso to Supply New Tissue Production Line to Fabrica De Papel San Francisco in Mexico

Jan. 10, 2012 - Metso said that it will supply a complete Advantage tissue machine for Fabrica De Papel San Francisco S.A. de C.V., in Mexicali, Mexico.

The value of the order was not disclosed, but Metso said this kind of production line is typically valued at EUR 10-15 million, depending on capacity and scope of delivery.

Metso’s scope of delivery will include a complete 2.6-meter-wide Advantage tissue machine equipped with an OptiFlo II TIS headbox, a Metso Yankee cylinder, an Advantage AirCap yankee hood, sheet control, tail threading equipment, an Advantage WetDust dust management system and an Advantage SoftReel reel.

The new tissue line will use 100% recycled fiber as raw material and will add another 30,000 tonnes per year of bathroom tissue, napkin and towel grades to the company’s existing production.

Start up of the new tissue production line is planned for the second quarter of 2013.

Fabrica De Papel San Francisco now operates four tissue production lines and converting facilities, delivering tissue products for the Mexican market.