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Valmet to Supply New Tissue Machine to Papel San Francisco in Mexico

Valmet Advantage DCT 100TS tissue machine Valmet Advantage DCT 100TS tissue machine.

June 8, 2016 - Valmet will supply an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue production machine to Papel San Francisco in Mexico. The new machine will be installed at the company's mill in Mexicali.

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 2,200 m/min and will add 30,000 tons tissue paper per year to Papel San Francisco's current production of toilet tissue, kitchen towels and napkins.

Valmet's scope of delivery includes an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue machine equipped with OptiFlo headbox and cast alloy Yankee cylinder. The machine will also feature Valmet's “Advantage” tissue technology including ViscoNip press, AirCap hood and WetDust dust system.

Start-up and commissioning are also included in the order.

Start-up is planned for the second half of 2017.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. To learn more, please visit: www.valmet.com

SOURCE: Valmet