Suzano Papel e Celulose contracts with Voith to deliver two tissue paper machines
Voith will be responsible for supplying the complete tissue lines, which will be equipped with NipcoFlex T shoe presses and the EcoChange system to allow a reliable reel spool change. Within the Process Line Package Voith provides the machines and also the supply of all the auxiliary equipment and services. Once completed each machine will have a manufacturing capacity of nearly 220 metric tons of paper daily, at a speed of 2,000 meters per minute.
"The customer's choice of Voith for this project is extremely important, since it underscores both companies' long-term partnership. There is currently a strategic expansion at Suzano. This is the company's first project in the tissue segment,” said Flávio Silva, President for Voith Paper South America.
Suzano Papel e Celulose is a forestry-based company and one of the largest producers of pulp and paper in Latin America. Its annual production capacity amounts to 4.7 million metric tons of paper and pulp.