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Voith to Supply New Tissue Machine to CMPC

Voith Paper - Tissue Machine The new tissue machine, which is designed to produce 55,000 metric tons per year and operate at a speed of 2,000 meters per minute, is scheduled to start up in the first half of 2017.

Sept. 22, 2016 - Voith Paper said that it will supply a complete VTM 4 double-width tissue machine to CMPC, which will be installed in a new production facility of CMPC subsidiary Protisa in Canete, Peru.

The scope of supply covers the entire machine and provides energy-efficient technologies, including equipment for the approach flow system, MasterJet T headbox, CrescentFormer, NipcoFlex T shoe press, MasterReel reeler with automatic spool change, DCS (Distributed Control System), MCS (Machine Control System) and QCS (Quality Control System) automation systems, as well as the machine's whole start up process.

The project will be supplied in the PLP (Process Line Package) mode, in which Voith is responsible for contracting and managing the supply of all the equipment and services necessary for the operation of the machine.

The machine, which is designed to produce 55,000 metric tons per year and operate at a speed of 2,000 meters per minute, is scheduled to start up in the first half of 2017.

Voith Paper, a division of the Voith Group, offers new machines for the production of graphic papers, board and packaging grades, specialty or tissue papers. The company also offers rebuilds, and pulp and paper related products and services. For more information, visit www.voithpaper.com.

SOURCE: Voith Paper