Valmet will supply a new tissue production line with the latest technology to Metsä Tissue's mill in Mariestad, Sweden. The delivery also includes an extensive package of stock preparation, automation and service solutions. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
The new tissue machine will have a design speed of 2,200 m/min and is optimized for low energy consumption and enhanced quality of the final product.
Valmet's scope of delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line featuring full stock preparation with bale handling and a Valmet Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine with latest technology for high efficiency, low energy and water consumption and reduced CO2 emissions.
Furthermore, the delivery will include Valmet quality control and monitoring system, complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up, and commissioning. Valmet will also supply start-up clothing as well as master maintenance data services and remote support from Valmet's Performance Center.
The new line will add 70,000 tons of tissue made from virgin fiber to the mill's current production. The mill's total annual capacity will increase to 145,000 tons.
Metsä Tissue is one of the leading tissue paper suppliers in Europe and one of the leading greaseproof paper suppliers globally. Metsä Tissue is part of Metsä Group.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.