The installation of the second Futura converting line is being completed at Arkhbum Tissue Group plant

14 aug 2019

The installation of the second Futura converting line (Italy) for the production of toilet paper and paper towels under its own brand Soffione is being completed at a new plant of Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC (part of Pulp Mill Holding Group),a subsidiary of Arkhangelsk PPM JSC, in Kaluga Region.

The capacity of the second line is 276 mln. cond. rolls of toilet paper per year.

The configuration of the new line is similar to the first one: Futura converting line, two TMC packing lines (Italy), two Elettric 80 palletizers and automatic loaders (Italy).

The total cost of all line equipment is 7.615 million euros.

According to Peter Podelenyuk, a Production Director of ATG, the main stage of Andritz paper machine (PM) installation has been completed: the Yankee cylinder, wire and press sections, reel are mounted, winder is being completed and installation of utility system is ongoing.

The installation of two Viessmann steam boilers (Germany, capacity – 10 t of steam/h each) as well as the construction of treatment facilities, where Flootech equipment will be installed (Finland), is also ongoing.

The startup of a new PM is scheduled on September 2019.

We will remind that the capacity of the first line of the new Arkhbum Tissue Group plant is 70 th. tons of sanitary products per year with the prospect of increasing up to 210 th. tons of sanitary products per year.