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

(News from RISI) – The Mexican arm of the global paper producer Kimberly-Clark, Kimberly-Clark de México (KCM) announced the second quarter of 2014 as the scheduled startup date for its new tissue paper machine to be installed in Querétaro, central Mexico.

Even though the details of the project have not been confirmed by KCM, market sources said it is comprised of an Advantage DCT 200″ tissue paper machine supplied by Metso, with a capacity of about 65,000tpy to be installed at KCM’s Bajío mill, located in the Mexican city of San Juan del Río, Querétaro state.

KCM currently operates three paper machines at the Bajío production site, which has a production capacity of approximately 210,000tpy of tissue paper.