Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line, including an automation package, to Crown Paper Mill (CPM) in Abu Dhabi. The line will fulfill the company's capacity demand of high quality tissue products for the Middle East market. Startup is planned for the second half of 2018.

The tissue machine will have a design speed of ~6,562 ft/min (2,000 m/min) and will add 65,000 tons of tissue paper annually to CPM’s current production of facial, toilet tissue and kitchen towels. The line is scheduled to start up in the second half of 2018.

Valmet's scope of delivery includes a complete tissue production line, including stock preparation systems, an Advantage DCT 200HS tissue machine and Focus Rewinder line. The delivery also includes an automation package with Valmet DNA, process controls and Valmet IQ quality controls.