Metso to supply complete tissue line to SCA Mexico - Papermart

Metso to supply complete tissue line to SCA Mexico

Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to SCA Mexico. The line includes an Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine and will be installed at a greenfield tissue mill in Ciudad Sahagún, Hidalgo State, close to Mexico City. Start-up is planned for the fourth quarter of 2010.
Metso’s scope of delivery will comprise one complete tissue production line including a deinking plant, effluent plant, stock preparation system and an Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine. The tissue machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox, Metso Yankee cylinder, Advantage AirCap hood, Advantage WetDust dust system, Advantage Run sheet transfer system and an Advantage SoftReel reel.
The two-loop deinking line will be equipped with an OptiSlush Drum Pulper, OptiCell flotation technology, GapWasher washing technology and dispersing and bleaching equipment.
Furthermore the delivery includes an extensive automation package with metsoDNA machine and process controls, PaperIQ Plus scanner and quality controls. With a width of 5.5 m and an operating speed of 2,000 m/min, the new line will produce 60,000 tons a year of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades. Raw material for the new lines will be recycled paper.
SCA (Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget) is a global consumer goods and paper company that develops, produces and markets personal care products, facial tissue, packaging solutions, publication paper and solid-wood products. It conducts global operations in about 90 countries.