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Arhb Tissue Group ready to become leading producer of tissue on the Russian market

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Arhbum Tissue Group one of Russia’s largest tissue producers, which is part of JSC “Arkhangelsk PPM, will expand its production by the launch of two new production lines in February-March of the current year.

The company also began installation of the third converting line from the Italian Futura, which has the capacity to produce about 276m toilet rolls and paper towels per year.

The total cost of the project is EUR 8.2m. The capacity of the two existing converting lines are currently estimated at more than 600m rolls of toilet paper and paper towels per year.

The new equipment includes a direct conversion line, two packaging machines from the Italian Plus line, an automatic palletizer robot and Elettric 80 automatic loaders (Italy).

Installation and commissioning works, as well as warranty tests of the new equipment will be performed within two months. The third converting line will be put into operation in March.  As a result, the Arhbum Tissue Group will be able to increase its share in the Russian market of cellulose types of sanitary and hygienic products up to 10%.