A.Celli Paper will supply a tissue production line to the European tissue brand Kochavinska Paper Factory JSC, one of the Ukrainian leading producers of base paper and sanitary tissue products manufactured from waste paper.
A.Celli Paper’s scope of supply comprises a complete tissue production line including an high efficiency iDEAL® START 1.500 tissue machine, equipped with an iDEAL® Forged_YD Yankee cylinder. The new tissue machine, highly appreciated for low consumption, convenience and compactness, will have a design speed of 1.500 m/min with a reference production up to 80 t/d. An R-WAY® reel handling system and a three-ply E-WIND® T80S slitter-rewinder complete the supply.
The supply will feature A.Celli Paper’s state-of-the art tissue technology, including two complete stock preparation lines, one for long fibers and one for short fibers. Top-notch mill engineering and a wide array of services provided by engineers with extensive experience in design and field activities are also included in the scope. Furthermore, the delivery will include an A.Celli Paper advanced DCS controls, innovative industrial automation applications and integrated systems.
The manufacture of the machinery will take place in Lucca, Italy and is expected to complete within 12 months.
The project assumes the construction of a facility for the production of pulp-based tissue products to meet growing demand for high quality tissue products. It will enable Kochavinska Paper Factory JSC to enter the higher quality retail tissue segment, double its tissue production capacity and improve operating efficiency.
“We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with A.Celli, and we are proud to be developing our plans for technical and commercial expansion using the advanced technologies they offer” said the Head of the Supervisory Board and a major shareholder of JSC Kochavinska Paper Factory Mr. Mikhail Tytykalo, and the Head of the Board Mr. Roman Pyrig. “The iDEAL® PM line for hygiene products, which will be the heart of our factory, guarantees us great flexibility in production, high product quality and a big advantage in terms of energy savings. The success of our proposal depends on these decisions”.
About Kochavinska Paper Factory
Kochavinska Paper Factory is one of the largest producers of recycled base paper and tissue and is located in western Ukraine. The company dates back to 1938, when the plant was built with the involvement of experts from Germany, Poland and Sweden. In the 1990s, the factory underwent voucher privatisation and is currently owned by 173 shareholders.