Von Drehle Corporation is to become the first tissue manufacturer in the USA to produce tissue with Valmet’s flexible Advantage NTT technology.
The new line will be installed at the company’s facility in Natchez, Mississippi, USA. Startup is planned to be in late 2015 and the value of the order was not disclosed.
Von Drehle currently operates two Advantage DCT tissue machines at its Cordova, North Carolina operation.
The new tissue machine will have a width of 2.6m and a design speed of 2,000m/min.
The raw material for the new line will be recycled fibre and the production line is optimised to save energy and fibre as well as add possibilities for product differentiation and increased capacity of premium quality products.