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

Scotland’s Fourstones Group is understood to have invested in a new tissue machine at its Sapphire mill.

According to reports, the line has been supplied by China’s Weifang Hicredit Machinery. It has a trim width of 2.75m, a design speed of 1,800m/min and a capacity of 80 metric tpd.

It is scheduled to be delivered in September 2019.

In addition to the Sapphire site, Fourstones also operates the South Tyne mill, which produces 7,000 metric tpy of tissue.

The company was unavailable for comment at this time.