CMPC signs contract with Voith to supply new tissue machine
(Heidenheim, Germany, Sept. 21, 2016) CMPC has signed a contract with Voith Paper for the supply of a complete VTM 4 double-width tissue machine, which will be installed in the new production facility of its subsidiary Protisa in Cañete, Peru.
The scope of supply covers the entire machine and provides energy-efficient technologies, including equipment for the approach flow system, MasterJet T headbox, CrescentFormer, NipcoFlex T shoe press, MasterReel reeler with automatic spool change, DCS (Distributed Control System), MCS (Machine Control System) and QCS (Quality Control System) automation systems, as well as the machine’s whole start up process.
The machine, which is designed to produce 55,000 metric tons per year and operate at a speed of 2,000 meters per minute, is scheduled to start up in the first half of 2017.
Voith Paper is a Group Division of Voith and is one of the leading partners and pioneers in the paper industry. (Source: press release)
Pictured Above: A Voith tissue machine (courtesy Voith)