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Valmet to Supply Fourth Tissue Line to Fine Hygienic Holding in Abu Dhabi

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Valmet, Finland, has been awarded a repeat order for an Advantage DCT 200TS tissue production line by Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), Abu Dhabi, one of Nuqul Group's companies. The new line, including a complete delivery package from stock preparation equipment to rewinder, will be installed at the FHH s Al Nakheel mill in Abu Dhabi. Planned startup is the first quarter of 2017. The value of the order was not disclosed. 
The partnership between FHH and Valmet dates back to 1988. Three Valmet tissue machines have already been installed at the FHH mills—Al Bardi Paper Mill and Al Sindian Paper Mill in Egypt and Al Snobar Paper Mill in Jordan. 
"We at Fine Hygienic Holding do not only look for technology when choosing our suppliers, but for forging strong, long-term partnership that will enable us to grow together. Our long-term relationship with Valmet and their Advantage tissue technology convinced us that we will have the best conditions to meet the market's challenging requirements for high quality facial tissue produced with lowest possible energy consumption," said Hani Nuqul, chief officer of strategic industries at FHH. 
"We are proud to work in partnership with FHH and fulfill their demand of a complete package of tissue making equipment from stock preparation to rewinder. We are excited to be part of their expansion plans, and together we will make this project a benchmark in the tissue market," said Jan Erikson, VP tissue sales at Valmet.
The new tissue machine will have a width of 5.6 meters and a design speed of 2,200 m/min. The new line will add 60,000 metric tons of high quality tissue per year to the company's current production of bath, facial, napkin, and towel tissue for consumers in the Middle East.
Valmet's scope of delivery will include a complete tissue production line with a stock preparation systems, an Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine, and a Focus Rewinder line. The tissue machine is equipped with an OptiFlo II TIS headbox and a cast alloy yankee cylinder. It will also feature the well proven Advantage tissue technology, including a ViscoNip press, and AirCap hood and a SoftReel reel. Installation advisory, training, startup and commissioning aervices are also included in the delivery. 

Fine Hygienic Holding is the only company that uses SteriPro sterilizing technology, a unique sterilization process that eliminates germs.

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