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Valmet to install new tissue production line at Crown Paper Mill in Abu Dhabi

Valmet has secured a contract to install new tissue production line at Crown Paper Mill (CPM) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Under the contract, Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line, including stock preparation systems, Advantage DCT 200HS tissue machine and Focus Rewinder line.

The company will provide new Advantage DCT 200HS line, which will help Crown to expand the production of tissue products.

Expected to be operational in the second half of 2018, the new line will allow to meet the demand from the customers in the Middle East market.

The new tissue machine features width of 5.6m and offers design speed of 2,000m per minutes.It allows Crown to produce 65,000 tons tissue paper per annum, which can be used to produce facial, toilet tissue and kitchen towels.

It is installed with OptiFlo headbox and Valmet cast alloy Yankee cylinder, in addition to Advantage technology such as ViscoNip press, ReTurne energy recovery system, AirCap hood, WetDust dust system and SoftReel reel.

The scope of the delivery is also comprised an automation package with Valmet DNA, process controls and Valmet IQ quality controls.

In addition, the firm will also offer engineering, installation, supervision, training, start-up and commissioning services for the project.

CPM managing director Abdullah Al Khateeb said: "Besides the well-known fact that Valmet is a global leader in the pulp and paper industry, Valmet ensures that their machines are equipped with the latest technology, which is why Crown Paper Mill opted for the DCT 200 tissue machine.”

Valmet sales manager Kent Nika said: "We are proud that our capability to supply complete tissue mill equipment with superior technology, e.g. Advantage ViscoNip press and Advantage ReTurne energy recovery system, were considered as important success factors for customer's future expansion plans.”

Image: Valmet Advantage DCT200 tissue machine. Photo: courtesy of Valmet.