ICT Iberica boosts tissue capacity

April 1, 2017

Valmet will supply a complete tissue production line with an extensive automation package to ICT Iberica in Spain. The new Advantage DCT 200HS tissue line will be installed at the company’s mill in Burgo.

The start-up is planned for the third quarter of 2018. The new investment will increase the current global production capacity of 540,000 tons per annum to 610,000 tons.

Valmet has previously delivered four tissue lines to ICT companies in Italy, France and Poland. The latest started up at the Kostrzyn mill in Poland in December 2015.   

The new line will add 70,000 tons a year of high-quality toilet, towel, facial, and napkin grades for the European market. The raw material for the new line will be virgin fiber.  

ICT Group, has been in the tissue business since 1978. ICT Group operates ten paper machines in four European countries: five in Italy, three in Poland, one in France and one in Spain. The ICT Group, has a revenue approximatively EUR 700 million.