Valmet will deliver a sixth tissue paper production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico

ESPOO, Finland, October 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valmet to Supply Advantage DCT 100TS Tissue Paper Machine to Papel San Francisco in Mexico. The new machine will be installed at the company’s factory in Mexicans and start-up is scheduled for the first half of 2024.

The order is included in orders received from Valmet for the third quarter of 2022. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

The new line of tissue papers will meet Papel San Francisco‘s need for new capacity for standard tissue paper products. Valmet has already delivered five paper machines to the company. Four Advantage DCT machines started in 2006, 2009, 2018 and 2020. Additionally, Papel San Francisco was the first to start an Advantage NTT line in 2013, which meets the company’s demand for textured fabric.

“In today’s business environment, it is crucial to consistently operate equipment with maximum productivity and efficiency. Our ongoing partnership with Valmet has provided us with world-class equipment that not only achieves this goal, but also ensures that we have the latest technology available when it comes to sustainability standards, says Dario Palma there Meza EspinozaChief Operating Officer, Papel San Francisco.

“It has always been a pleasure to work with the Papel San Francisco team which has been the same for all five machines. Papel San Francisco is dedicated to detail and demands excellence. Valmet is happy to meet their high expectations and to help them continuously. We are grateful to be part of a new expansion within the framework of a solid and trusting relationship”, declares John LarsonSales Manager, Tissue Mills Business Unit, North AmericaValmet.

Technical delivery information

The new toilet paper machine will have a width of 2.8m and a design speed of 2,200 meters/min. It will add 30,000 tons of tissue paper per year to Papel San Francisco’s current production of toilet paper, paper towels and napkins.

Valmet’s delivery will include an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue paper machine. The machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox and a cast alloy Yankee cylinder. The machine will also feature proven Advantage tissue paper technology, including a ViscoNip press, AirCap hood and the WetDust dust system. Start-up and commissioning are included in delivery.

About Papel San Francisco

Papel San Francisco started its first tissue paper machine in 1980. Over the past 40 years, the company has grown steadily and today operates seven tissue paper machines with an annual capacity of 210,000 tons of product. tissue paper.

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For more information, please contact:
John Larsson, Sales Manager, North America Tissue Mills, Valmet, tel. +1 404 229 4269
Jan Erikson, VP Sales, Tissue Mills, Paper business line Valmet, tel. +46 705 171 490

Valmet is one of the world’s leading developers and providers of process, automation and service technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. With our automation systems and flow control solutions, we serve an even broader base of process industries. Our 17,500 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to advancing our customers’ performance, every day.

The company has over 220 years of industrial history and a solid track record of continuous improvement and renewal. In 2022, a major milestone was reached when the flow control company Neles was merged with Valmet. The combined company’s 2021 net sales were approximately 4.5 billion euros based on the company’s respective figures.

Valmet’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and the head office is in Espoo, Finland.

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