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Heidenheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, 2009/08/12 - Voith Paper: CMPC Tissue, Latin America’s second largest tissue paper manufacturer, acquired from Voith Paper in early May a 5.6 m width machine to manufacture tissue paper at it’s Absormex subsidiary plant in Altamira, Mexico. FSE: VO2A
CMPC Tissue, Latin America’s second largest tissue paper manufacturer, acquired from Voith Paper in early May a 5.6 m width machine to manufacture tissue paper at it’s Absormex subsidiary plant in Altamira, Mexico. The goal is to increase production capacity to meet the growing demand for their products in the Mexican market.
The design speed of this new machine will be 2000 m/min, with a 220 t drying capacity per day. The start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2010.
Voith Paper’s supply includes: the approach flow, the MasterJet II T headbox, a Crescent Former, the press- and drying section with a Voith Paper Air Systems hood and a ribbed Yankee cylinder, the erection as well as the start-up and commissioning services, in addition to the engineering required for the project.
Voith Paper will also be responsible for the supply of the electrical and mechanical packages, including erection and commissioning of all the equipment necessary for the machine to operate, by means of the PLP (Process Line Package) concept.
After the successful implementation of the ATMOS technology at the CMPC Talagante mill, in Chile, this is the first project between Voith Paper and CMPC, which shows the excellent relationship between the companies.
CMPC Tissue is the Tissue business of the larger Chilean pulp and paper Empresas CMPC group. In 2008, the company’s consolidated sales reached US$ 870 million.
Voith Paper (voithpaper.com) is a Division of the Voith Group and the leading partner to and a pioneer in the paper industry. Thanks to continuous innovation, Voith Paper optimizes the paper production process, focusing on the development of resource-saving products to reduce the consumption of energy, water and fibers.
More than one third of the world's paper production is manufactured on Voith Paper machines. Voith sets standards in the paper, energy, mobility and service markets. Formed on January 1, 1867, it has a current workforce of 43,000, sales of EUR 4.9 billion and over 290 locations worldwide, and is one of the largest family-owned enterprises in Europe.
Voith (voith.com) is the official partner to the initiative "Germany - The Land of Ideas".