As part of the completion of the first stage of the investment program to expand the range of products, Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (IP Vorsino, Kaluga region, the company of Pulp Mill Holding) plans to start the installation of a new table napkins production line supplied by OMET (Italy) in November this year. The cost of a new line is 2 million euro.
The equipment for the production of table napkins will include one converting line, one individual and one group wrapper machines and automatic palletizing robot.
The production capacity of this equipment will be 150 tons or 150 million napkins per month.
It is planned to produce own branded Soffione table napkins, as well as the chains' own brands table napkins. Already in winter 2021, after the completion of all commissioning works on the new line, the range of products will be expanded with 1, 2 and 3-layer types of paper napkins.
Also, according to previously announced plans, the third Futura (Italy) converting line will be delivered to the plant in December this year, the installation of which will be started in January 2021.
The capacity of the 3rd line will be 276 million standard rolls of toilet paper and paper towels per year.
The new line is equipped with Futura converting line, two Plus line packagers (Italy), automatic palletizing robot, Elettric 80 autoloaders (Italy) and Bema pallet wrapper (Italy).
The total cost of the entire project of the third line is 8.2 million euro.
The launch of the new line is scheduled on March-April 2021.
We remind that the production capacity of the two operating converting lines is more than 600 million standard rolls of toilet paper and paper towels per year. After the installation of the third converting line for the production of consumer sanitary tissue products, the company intends to increase its share up to 10% at the Russian market for pulp types of STP.
Also, in accordance with the approved development strategy, the company began the construction of the second stage of the plant at a cost of 8.5 billion rubles.
At the moment, the construction of a finished products warehouse with an area of 2 200 m2 and the design of production facilities for a paper machine, a converting workshop, as well as auxiliary process premises is in process.
The work specification for the process flow of the paper machine have already been developed and a tendering process has been announced for its supply. The tendering process for the supply of converting lines and other auxiliary process equipment will also be announced soon.
Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (Vorsino industrial park, Kaluga region) – the largest investment project of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC. The investments amount to 11,5 bln RUB.
Nowadays, the company sales successfully its own branded Soffione products all around Russia.
We will remind that the capacity of the first line of the new Arkhbum Tissue Group plant is 70 KT of sanitary products per year with the prospect of increasing up to 210 KT of sanitary products per year.