Valmet to Deliver Seventh Tissue Production Line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico
The new machine will add 30,000 tons of tissue paper per year to Papel San Francisco’s current production of toilet tissue, kitchen towels and napkins.
Aug. 28, 2023 – Valmet will supply an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico. The new TM 10 machine will be installed at the company’s mill in Mexicali and the start-up is planned for the second quarter 2025.
Valmet’s scope of delivery will comprise an Advantage DCT 100TS tissue machine. The machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox and cast alloy Yankee cylinder. The machine will also feature Valmet’s Advantage tissue technology including a ViscoNip press, an AirCap hood and the WetDust dust system.
Start-up and commissioning are included in the delivery.
The new tissue machine will have a width of 2.8 meters and a design speed of 2,200 m/min. It will add 30,000 tons of tissue paper per year to Papel San Francisco’s current production of toilet tissue, kitchen towels and napkins.
Papel San Francisco currently has five Valmet lines in operation, started up between 2006 and 2020. TM 9 is currently under delivery and will start up in 2024.
The upcoming delivery of TM 10 in 2025 will mark a milestone for Valmet as it features the 100th ViscoNip press that Valmet has delivered to customers globally over the years. The press has been recognized among tissue producers for its unique flexibility, uniformity, energy saving capability and high-quality tissue paper.
Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.