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Andritz to Supply Tissue Machine to PMI in Algeria

Andritz PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine

May 12, 2017 - Andritz has received an order from Paper Mill Investment (PMI) to supply a tissue machine with steel Yankee and shoe press to Algeria. The new plant will produce high-quality facial wipes as well as toilet and towel papers.

The new Andritz PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine has a design speed of 2,000 meters per minute and a paper width of 2.85 meters. The order includes a complete stock preparation system for virgin pulp with a capacity of 135 bdmt/day.

Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2018.

Paper Mill Investment (PMI) is a new paper manufacturing company. Its expansion plans include paper mills in several countries of the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.

Andritz Pulp & Paper is a global supplier of equipment, systems and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. To learn more, please visit: www.andritz.com

SOURCE: Andritz