Press Release

Voith installs new TM7 at Productos Familia's Cajica plant in Colombia to increase its tissue paper production

By Mon, Jan 14, 2013

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Jan. 14, 2013 (Press Release) -

Productos Familia, the largest Colombian tissue paper manufacturer, has once again selected Voith Paper to increase its production of tissue paper and, in result, to extend its participation in the high-quality toilet paper segment. The new TM 7 was installed in the Cajica plant, Colombia, where another Voith Paper machine is successfully running since 2006.

With the successful start-up of this project, occurred in the second semester of 2012, Productos Familia will duplicate its production of tissue paper at the Cajica plant. The machine is designed for a speed of 2,000 m/min.

Voith was responsible for the supply of the tissue machine with basic and detail engineering, dust extraction system and high-performance hood from Voith Air Systems, designed for reduction of gas consumption; approach flow, vacuum system, complete automation with MCS, DCS and scanner (QCS); installation supervision, commissioning and start-up.

According to Eduardo Gabriel, Project Manager from Voith Paper, it is great to be able to install a new machine that is running efficiently since its start-up. "This shows the commitment of our company to offer high quality technologies and services to our customers." states the Project Manager. Productos Familia is an important partner of Voith Paper for almost 10 years, and this good relationship has strengthened over the years.

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