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First Quality Tissue Announces Plans to Install Two New Tissue Machines

First Quality Tissue

Nov. 21, 2016 - First Quality Tissue today announced that it will install two new two new tissue machines — one in the company's Anderson, South Carolina facility and the other in First Quality's Lock Haven, Pennsylvania facility.

Details of the machines' production capacities were not disclosed.

According to First Quality, the machine to be installed in Anderson is expected to begin production during the second half of 2018, while the machine to be installed in Lock Haven is slated for start-up in the first half of 2019.

First Quality noted that this expansion follows the successful May 2016 launch of its fifth paper machine, which is located at the Anderson facility.

The addition of the two new machines will bring First Quality's total number of tissue machines to seven.

SOURCE: First Quality Tissue