Tissue World Magazine
Alexandra Stuthridge, Technical Business Manager, BioProducts Institute (BPI)

Abu Dhabi’s Crown Paper Mill (CPM) has increased its presence in the Middle East after it invested in an Advantage DCT 200HS line tissue.

Supplied by Valmet, the investment includes a Focus rewinder and an extensive automation package.

It will produce high quality tissue products for the Middle East market and start-up is planned for the second half of 2018.

It will have a width of 5.6m, a design speed of 2,000m/min and will add 65,000tpy of tissue paper to the company’s current production of high-quality facial, toilet tissue and kitchen towels.

Abdullah Al Khateeb, managing director of CPM, said: “CPM believes that after the successful completion of the factory’s expansion, we will anchor its position as the leading tissue jumbo roll manufacturer in the region.”

Valmet’s scope of delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line featuring stock preparation systems, an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue machine and Focus Rewinder line.

CPM produces jumbo tissue paper rolls. It has an annual production capacity of 35,000 tonnss of tissue for facial, toilet, kitchen, towel, napkin, C-fold and carrier grades for the UAE market and surrounding region.