Heidenheim, Germany, 31 July 2008 -- SCA has selected Voith Paper to supply a complete new tissue machine for its mill in Cajicá, near Bogotá, Colombia, with start up scheduled for November 2009.
The project scope includes basic and detailed engineering to install the Voith tissue machine VTM3, with hood, mist, dust removal, approach flow, and automation system, plus erection supervision, commisioning, start-up assistance, and training.
After this project is implemented, SCA Productos Familia will be able to increase tissue exports and attend the local market demand.
According to Juán Carlos Gallón, engineering and planning manager from Productos Familia - SCA, the success of the PM 6 supplied by Voith Paper in 2005 and the excellent relationship between SCA Productos Familia and Voith Paper were fundamental for the decision of the current PM 7 project.
Voith Paper is a group division of Voith and one of the leading partners of the paper industry. Voith Paper optimizes the paper making process with constant innovation.
More than one third of the world’s paper production is produced on Voith Paper machines. Founded on 01 January 1867, Voith has a current workforce of 40,000, sales of EUR 4,2 billion. and more than 270 locations worldwide. It is one of the largest family-owned enterprises in Europe.