First Quality Tissue (FQT) invests into a new tissue machine at its mill in Lock Haven, USA. Start-up is scheduled for 2019.
According to the announcement, the company ordered a PrimeLineTAD tissue machine with complete stock preparation from Andritz. The Through-Air-Drying (TAD) tissue machine has a capacity of approximately 70ktpa.
Earlier FQT invested into the tissue capacity expansion at its Anderson mill in the US.
About First Quality Tissue:
The company is one of the leading private label producers worldwide of TAD premium quality tissue and towel products. It currently operates five tissue machines in the USA (two at Lock Haven, Pennsylvania and three at Anderson, South Carolina), which markets their products under the brand name “PlentyTM”.