America’s First Quality Tissue has invested in an Andritz-supplied PrimeLineTAD tissue line with complete stock preparation for its mill in Lock Haven. Start-up is scheduled for 2019 and once up and running the TAD tissue machine has a capacity of around 70,000tpy. Andritz said the machine “will improve softness, absorbency, and bulk generated by the TAD technology”. First Quality Tissue markets its products under the brand name “PlentyTM” and it is one of the world’s leading private label producers of TAD premium quality tissue and towel products. It currently operates five tissue machines in the USA (two at Lock Haven, Pennsylvania and three at Anderson, South Carolina).
First Quality boosts capacity with 70,000tpy TAD investment