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

Japanese tissue manufacturer Ehime Paper has boosted its capacity and tissue production efficiency after started up an Advantage DCT tissue line rebuild on PM8.

The rebuild was jointly supplied by Valmet and Kawanoe Zoki and has been redesigned with the Advantage DCT 135 technology. It includes press section, Advantage AirCap Yankee hood, and a Yankee dryer as well as an Advantage WetDust dust handling system.

It is now running at full speed at 1,900m/min and produces high quality facial tissue and low basis weight.

Ehime Paper is a member of Kami Shoji Group, the fourth biggest supplier of tissue paper in Japan.

Ehime Paper produces box tissue, toilet paper and corrugated board products for the Japanese market.