Voith successfully starts up two tissue machines at Suzano Papel’s facilities in Brazil


Customer: Suzano Papel e Celulose

Location: Brazilian paper manufacturer’s plants in Imperatriz (state of Maranhão) and Mucuri (state of Bahia).

Production: Tissue paper

Supplier: Voith

Start-up: September and November 2017

Production: Each machine has the capacity to manufacture approximately 220 metric tons of paper per day at a speed of 2,000 meters per minute

Speed: 2,000 m/min

Width: double-width

Description: Suzano Papel e Celulose commissioned Voith Paper to supply complete production lines for the manufacture of sanitary (tissue) paper.

Details: Voith’s XcelLine machines feature seamlessly coordinated and integrated components, technologies and services that enable fast start-up, excellent performance and high added value for its customers’ investments. Voith’s scope of supply includes technologies that enable increased productivity and a lower use of energy and natural resources, including the MasterJet Pro T headbox, the Crescent Former, the modern NipcoFlex T shoe press, the EvoDry Y steel plate Yankee cylinder, the high-efficiency EcoHood T drying hood, the EcoChange T reel with automatic spool exchange, and complete automation packages. Voith supplied both projects in the PLP (Process Line Package) concept, including all auxiliary equipment and services for the machine’s complete operation.