Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to CMPC Tissue S.A. of
Santiago, Chile, and the line will be started up during 2013. CMPC Tissue S.A. is part of the larger pulp and paper group Empresas CMPC which is a leading tissue products supplier in Latin America.
The new production line will produce 50,000-60,000 tons a year of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades. The raw material for the new line will be virgin and DIP pulp.
The two parties don't disclose the value of the order. According to Metso press release “this kind of production line is typically valued at EUR 20-30 million, depending on the scope of the delivery and the production output.”
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining,
construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper
industries. The company has about 29,000 employees in more than 50 countries.