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Valmet to Supply Crown Paper Mill with New Tissue Machine in Saudi Arabia

Valmet DCT 200 tissue machine The new Valmet Advantage DCT 200 tissue machine will have an annual production capacity of 70,000 tons.

March 19, 2024 - Valmet announced that it will supply Crown Paper Mill with an Advantage DCT 200 tissue line, including an extensive automation package, flow control valves and Industrial Internet solutions, to its mill in Saudi Arabia.

The value of the order will not be disclosed.

This is the second tissue line Valmet has delivered to Crown Paper Mill — the first machine was installed in Abu Dhabi.

The new tissue machine will be the first installed at Crown's site in Dammam area in Saudi Arabia.

"We appreciate Valmet for being an indispensable partner in Crown Paper Mill's success," said Abdullah Al Katheeb, Managing Director, Crown Paper Mill. "The cutting-edge technology and unwavering support have elevated our operations, making Valmet an invaluable contributor to our industry leadership. We look forward to continued collaboration and shared success."

The new tissue machine will have a design speed of 2,200 m/min and a width of 5.6 meters. The production line is optimized to save energy and deliver excellent paper properties. The line will have an annual production capacity of 70,000 tons.

Valmet's scope of supply comprises a complete tissue production line, detailed mill engineering, full stock preparation equipment, as well as automation systems. In addition, the delivery also includes Valmet's flow control and Valmet Performance Center services.

Start-up of the new machine is scheduled for the second half of 2025.

About Crown Paper Mill
Headquartered in the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi, Crown Paper Mill is a leading producer of jumbo tissue paper rolls in the region. The mill has an annual production capacity of 100,000 tons of tissue for facial, toilet, kitchen, towel, napkin, C-fold and carrier grades for the United Arab Emirates' market and surrounding region.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.

SOURCE: Valmet

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