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

Papelera San Andrés de Giles has invested in a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT100HS tissue machine and extensive automation package at its Buenos Aires-based mill.

Start-up is planned for the second half of 2018 and the investment will increase the company’s production of high-quality tissue products.

It will have a width of 2.8m, a design speed of 2,000 metres/minute, and will add 35,000tpy to the company’s current production of high-quality facial, toilet tissue and kitchen towels.

Scope of delivery includes a tissue production line featuring stock preparation systems and an Advantage DCT100HS tissue machine.

It is equipped with OptiFlo headbox and Valmet Steel Yankee cylinder as well as the Advantage technology including ViscoNip press, AirCap hood, WetDust dust system and SoftReel reel.

Papelera San Andrés de Giles has an annual production capacity of 20,000tpy.

The value of the order was not disclosed.