February 2012
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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SCA Orders New Tissue Machine for Kostheim Mill in Germany

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SCA, Stockholm, Sweden, has ordered a new tissue machine from Voith Paper, Germany, to be installed at SCA's Kostheim mill in Germany. The order includes a new tissue machine (TM 5) that will have an 18-ft-dia. yankee dryer and an UltraHood high performance drying hood, the entire electrical system, and full automation. In addition, stock preparation will include an IntensaPulper for high energy efficiency.

Voith also will provide the entire engineering package and all machine clothing, Startup is set for spring of 2013. The new machine, which involves an earlier announced investment of some EUR 120 million, will have a wire width of 5,500 mm and a production capacity of about 60,000 metric tpy of high-quality, primarily away-from-home (AFH) tissue paper at a basis weight of 20.5 gsm.



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