Valmet to supply a rewinder to Roto-cart in Italy

Valmet Oyj's trade press release on September 30, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. EET

The Italian tissue converting company Roto-cart Spa has selected Valmet as supplier for their new rewinder to be installed at the greenfield converting plant in Castelminio di Resana in Italy.  The new site will be one of the biggest in the country.

The order was included in Valmet's second quarter 2016, orders received. The new Focus Reelite 20 ENS rewinder is planned to be in operation during the first quarter of 2017.

"Our target is to always invest in cutting-edge technology to be able to fulfill our customers' and consumers' requirements. Roto-cart has served this business for 35 years and we immediately recognized the Focus electromechanical rewinder's ability to provide outstanding paper properties preservation," says Giuliano Gelain, CEO of Roto-cart Spa.

"The Valmet Focus with offline printers has a long record of successful installations and we are excited to be part of Roto-cart's expansion plans and support their production of excellent tissue products," says Massimiliano Corsini, Vice President, Rewinder Technology, Valmet.

Technical information

The new installation includes a Valmet Focus Reelite 20 ENS Rewinder with two unwind stands. The machine is pre-disposed for the installation of an offset printer. The offset printer can be by-passed. In by-pass mode the rewinder has a design speed of 1,800 m/minute depending on the paper characteristics and winding spool diameter. With the offset printer in operation the design speed is 900 m/min. Installation supervision services are included in the scope of supply.

Valmet Focus Rewinder

Information about the customer Roto-cart

Roto-cart is an integrated tissue company with two converting units and one paper mill and thirty five years of experience. Their products are present in the Italian and European markets under their own and private label brands. Thanks to high technological avant-garde lines and the certifications of business quality FSC and ISO 9001, Roto-cart has chosen to specialize in the "premium quality" range of products.

Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:
Massimiliano Corsini, Vice President, Rewinder Technology, Tissue Mills business unit,
Valmet, tel. +39 349 7571752

Fabio Capuano, Sales Manager, Rewinder Technology, Tissue Mills business unit,
Valmet, tel. +39 340 8005614

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