Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line including stock preparation, automation system and a Focus rewinder to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC. The new Advantage DCT 200 tissue line will be installed at the company's mill in Vorsino industrial park, Kaluga region in Russia. The start-up is planned for the 1Q 2023. The value of the order will not be disclosed. However, a project of this size and scope is typically valued at around Euro 20-40 million.
The new tissue production line from Valmet is part of Arkhbum Tissue Group's development project aimed at reaching a total capacity of 210 thousand tons of high-quality tissue and towel products made from own pulp.
The new tissue machine TM2 will have a width of 5.6 m and a design speed of 2,000 m/min. It will add 70.000 tons a year of high-quality napkin, toilet, and towel grades to Arkhbum's current production. The raw material to be used in the tissue production will be virgin fiber from the owner's own pulp mill. The new production line is optimized to save energy and to enhance the quality of the final product.
Project execution services like complete engineering, shipping, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery.
Arkhbum Tissue Group is a subsidiary of Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill (APPM) that is part of Austrian Pulp Mill Holding Gmbh. APPM is one of the European leaders in containerboard and pulp production.