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Voith to Supply Daio Paper with New Tissue Machine in Japan


May, 12, 2017 – Voith announced that it will supply Japanese tissue producer Daio Paper with a new XcelLine tissue machine. The new machine will produce approximately 54,000 metric tons per year of high-quality facial tissues, bathroom tissues, and kitchen papers made from virgin fibers.

The expected date of start-up was not disclosed

The scope of Voith's supply includes a MasterJet Pro T headbox, CrescentFormer, the NipcoFlex T shoe press, steel Yankee dryer cylinder with deckle insulation, high-efficiency gas fire hood, MasterReel with automatic core shaft return, and full automation for machine operation control: MCS, DCS and QCS.

“Voith is honored to be a partner to Daio Paper, one of the fastest-growing companies in the tissue market in Japan, and to take part in this new and exciting project,” commented Tetsuhiko Nogami, Sales Director from Voith IHI Paper Technology, Japan.

Daio Paper, founded in 1943, produces approximately 3 million metric tons/year of different paper grades including paperboards, wrapping papers, linerboards, tissue papers, cardboard papers and pulp.

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