Jul 9, 2020
Valmet has been chosen as the supplier of an Advantage tissue production line to Daio Paper Corporation, Japan. The new tissue line, jointly delivered by Valmet and Valmet’s partner Kawanoe Zoki, will be installed at Daio Kawanoe Mill in Shikoku Island, Japan
Image: Daio Paper and Kawanoe Zoki team visiting Valmet Tissue Technology Center during 2019
This will be Valmet’s second tissue machine delivery to Daio Paper Corporation, and the first delivery with the state-of-the-art Advantage ViscoNip press technology.
“As a top household tissue maker in Japan, we have chosen Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS to realize stable production of high-quality products such as facial tissue, toilet paper and kitchen towel grades at world top speed.
We anticipate that the high-speed tissue line, equipped with Valmet leading technologies such as Advantage ViscoNip press, AirCap hood with Air system, and Valmet Automation system DCS and QCS, will achieve our goal at the earliest stage and we are looking forward to the start-up day. Also, we believe that Valmet, Kawanoe Zoki and Daio paper, will certainly succeed in this big machine project.” says Mr. Shozo Ishikawa, General manager of plant engineering department, Daio Paper Corporation.
”We are proud that Daio Paper Corporation selected Valmet and our partner Kawanoe Zoki as supplier for their new tissue line. The tissue market in Japan is highly demanding with extensive requirements on both product technology and efficient and sustainable production. Valmet has the tissue making technologies to meet these and future demands of the market." says Tomas Karlsson, Sales Director, Valmet. We are looking forward to continue to deepen our collaboration in this important project."
"It is a privilege to cooperate with Daio Paper and Valmet, and to deliver the world leading tissue machine technology to the Daio Kawanoe mill. We are looking forward to a continuous and close cooperation between our three companies, and to install the Advantage DCT technology” says Mr. Takahiro Shinohara, President, Kawanoe Zoki.
Technical information about the delivery
The new Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine, Daio Kawanoe N2, will have a width of 5,6 m and a design speed of 2,200 m/min. The machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox and an 18 feet Steel Yankee cylinder. It will also be featured with the Advantage tissue technologies AirCap and Air system, a SoftReel L reel with Center Wind Assist, and the unique combination of ViscoNip press and ReTurne energy saving technology. Valmet Automation Systems DCS and QCS is also included in the delivery.
The raw material to be used is virgin fiber and the production line is optimized to save energy and enhance quality of the final product.
Information about Daio Paper Corporation
The Daio Paper Group is one of Japans largest paper manufacturers. The Company holds a top market share in household tissue industry operating businesses from product development, production to sales in a wide range of fields from paper products such as newsprint, printing and publication paper, wrapping paper, and containerboard that support cultural and industrial activities, to personal care products such as facial tissue, toilet tissue, and baby disposable diapers that support the everyday lives of people. In order to realize the prosperous lifestyles for people all over the world the Company has been continuously carrying out diversified approach to fulfill the increasingly growing and diversifying needs of the markets and consumers of Japan and other regions of the world.
In terms of the household tissue business where the company holds a top market share, having reached the 40th anniversary of the Elleair brand in 2019, the Company has fortified its manufacturing structure to meet the growing needs for high value-added products such as lotion tissue and deodorizing toilet paper.
For more information please contact
Tomas Karlsson, Asia Pacific Sales Director, Valmet Tissue Mills business unit
tel. +46 766 39 79 89, email tomas.a.karlsson[at]valmet.com
Setsuo Suzuki, Director, Japan region, Valmet tel. +81 3 6744 3001 86 212 3277, email: setsuo.suzuki[at]valmet.com
Takahiro Shinohara, President, Kawanoe Zoki
tel. +81 896-58-0111, email tak.shinohara[at]kawanoe.co.jp