Valmet supplies a Advantage NTT tissuemaskin to Sofidel S. p.A in Spain

Valmet Oy’s press release on 19 June, 2017 11: 00 am EET


Valmet delivers a complete tissueproduktion to Sofidel’s mill Ibertissue in Buñuel, Navarre, Spain. The supply includes an Advantage NTT 200 tissue production line, mäldberedningssystem and automation systems. The Start of the new production line is estimated to the end of 2018.

The order is included in Valmet’s orders received for the first quarter of 2017. The value are not announced.

The new line in Spain is Sofidels fourth Advantage NTT-maskine from Valmet.Previously, the company purchased a NTT machine to Delitissue-mill in Poland and two additional NTT machines to their new facility in Circleville, Ohio, USA. In total, this is the fifteenth tissuemaskinen Valmet delivers to Sofidel.

“From what we have seen from the performance of the Advantage NTT-machines that have been initiated so far, we are more convinced than ever that this is the future of technology. It will give us the flexibility we need to achieve a competitive advantage in the market,” says Luigi Lazzareschi, CEO of the Sofidel.

“Of course, we are happy to Sofidel once again decided to bet on the Advantage NTT technology for its path towards the future of papermaking. It fits in perfectly with the Sofidels ambition to produce high quality tissue products, with low energy consumption and thus contribute to the reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases,” says Jan Erikson, Vice President, Sales, Valmet


Technical information

The new tissue machine is designed for a speed of 1800 metres per minute in textured mode and 2000 meters per minute in the conventional mode. The production line is optimized to save energy and fibre and creates opportunities for product differentiation and increased capacity for the products of premium quality.

Valmet’s delivery includes a complete production line including a Advantage NTT tissue machine, with an OptiFlo inloppslåda and a cast Yankee cylinder. Delivery also follows the Advantage of the technology with an AirCap yankeekåpa and associated air system, WetDust dammhanteringssystem and a SoftReel B is wheelchair accessible. Processlayout, mäldberedningssystem and automationspaket with DCS (Distributed control system) and QCS (Quality Control System) is also included in Valmet’s delivery.

Valmet Advantage NTT tissue machine

Information about Sofidel S. p.A

Sofidel is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paper for hygiene and domestic use. The company was founded in 1966 and today has subsidiaries in 13 countries, such as Italy, Spainen, the Uk, France, Belgium, Germanye, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the united states. They have more than 5 500 employees and a turnover of eur 1 842 million (2016) and a production capacity of more than one million tonnes per year. As a member of the Un global treaty, and the Wwf’s climate programme, see Sofidel sustainability as a strategic factor for growth and is committed to promoting social and environmental development


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For more information, please contact:

Jan Eriksson, Vice President Sales, Tissue Mills Business Unit, Valmet, tel. +46 705 17 14 90

Johan Björn, Sales Manager, Tissue Mills Business Unit, Valmet, tel. +46 703 17 12 16

Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of process technology, automation and service in the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our goal is to provide our customers with the world’s best service.

Valmet’s extensive tech tree, includes both the pulp mill, the production lines for tissue, board and paper, power and heating plants for energy production. Valmet’s innovative service and automation solutions improving the reliability and performance of our customers ‘ processes and increasing efficiency in the use of raw materials and energy.

Valmet’s net sales in 2016 was approximately eur 2.9 billion. Our 12 000 employees around the world are close to our customers and working to improve their results every day. Valmet’s head office is located in Espoo, Finland, and the company is listed on the NASDAQ Helsinki stock exchange.

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Valmet Advantage NTT tissue machine

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