CMPC boosts consumer and AfH presence in Argentina with investment

CMPC Tissue has invested in an Advantage tissue production line to be installed at its Zarate mill.

Supplied by Valmet for an undisclosed sum, start-up is expected in the fourth quarter of 2019 and will add 50,000tpy of high quality toilet and towel grades to the company’s annual production.

Scope of delivery includes a complete Advantage DCT200 tissue production line with stock preparation equipment and tissue machine.

It will also include control systems, electrification, mill engineering as well as installation. The raw material for the new line will be virgin and DIP pulp.

CMPC is one of the leading pulp and paper companies in Latin America with operations in the fields of forestry products, wood pulp, paper and tissue.

It runs 23 tissue machines in seven countries with an annual production capacity of 700,000 tonnes of tissue products for the Latin American consumer and AfH market.

Valmet has previously delivered an Advantage DCT200 tissue line to the company’s Talagante mill in Chile, a TM to Altamira in Mexico and an Advantage ViscoNip rebuild to CMPC’s Caieiras mill in Brazil.

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