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Valmet to Supply a Complete Tissue Production Line to ICT Iberica in Spain

Valmet Advantage DCT 200HS tissue Upon start-up in the third quarter of 2018, the new tissue line will add 70,000 tons per year of high-quality toilet, towel, facial, and napkin grades to ITC's overall production capacity.

June 28, 2017 - Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line with an extensive automation package to ICT Iberica in Spain. The new Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line will be installed at the company's mill in Burgo.

The value of the order was not disclosed.

"The flexibility of Valmet's Advantage ViscoNip press makes it possible to adjust the production to fit current and future market needs, from production of tissue with high bulk and softness to energy- and cost-efficient products with high quality, only within minutes," said Jan Erikson, VP Sales, Tissue Mills business unit, Valmet.

Valmet's scope of delivery will include of a complete tissue production line including a stock preparation system and an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue machine with the latest technology for highest quality consumer tissue. The production line will be optimized to save energy and enhance final product quality.

Complete engineering, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery. The delivery will also include an extensive Valmet automation package.

The new line will add 70,000 tons per year of high-quality toilet, towel, facial, and napkin grades to ITC's overall production capacity. The raw material for the new line will be virgin fiber.

Start-up of the new machine is expected in the third quarter of 2018.

ICT Group has been in the tissue business since 1978. The Group's range of toilet rolls, kitchen towels, napkins, facial tissues and handkerchiefs is marketed both through its own brand Foxy, and through retailer's private labels. The business also includes the sales of parent reels to converters and diapers and personal hygiene products.

ICT Group operates ten paper machines in four European countries: five in Italy, three in Poland, one in France and one in Spain. Currently, the group has an annual production capacity of about 540,000 tons.

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