Renova to Install Valmet Advantage NTT Tissue Machine in Portugal

European tissue brand Renova is the first tissue producer in Europe to invest in Valmet's (Finland) Advantage NTT tissue technology for the production of textured and plain tissue products. In addition to the Advantage NTT machine, Valmet will also provide the automation system for the new tissue line.   

To be installed at the Torres Novas mill in Zibreira, Portugal, the new line will allow Renova to increase its paper production capacity by 50%. Startup is scheduled for the end of 2016. The value of the order was not disclosed.
"We are eager to see the result from the combination of Renova's proactive innovativeness and Valmet's sustainable Advantage NTT technology. Its flexibility provides endless possibilities to produce special designed textured tissue products," said Pereira da Silva, CEO of Renova.

"Our Advantage NTT technology has established a strong market position in high efficiency innovative and flexible tissue production. We are excited to support Renova to bring their tissue products to the next level. We are looking forward to working with Renova and making this project a benchmark on the European tissue market," said Jan Erikson, VP Tissue Sales, Valmet. 

The new tissue machine will have a design speed of 1,800 m/min in textured mode and 2,000 m/min in plain mode. The production line is optimized to save energy and fiber as well as add possibilities for product differentiation and increased capacity of premium quality products.
Valmet's scope of delivery includes a complete tissue production line, including an Advantage NTT tissue machine with an OptiFlo headbox and a cast alloy yankee cylinder. It will also be feature the Advantage tissue technology including, an AirCap hood with a WetDust system. Basic and detailed mill engineering, complete stock preparation, and process ventilation are also included in the scope. 

Furthermore, the delivery will include a Valmet DNA Automation system. 
Renova is a European brand of high quality and innovative products. Available in more than 60 countries it offers colorful designs and new functional solutions through stylish and environmental friendly tissue consumer products.