Star Paper Mill announced the successful commissioning and startup of their new Tissue Paper machine in ICAD 2, Abu Dhabi. The 1st reel of tissue Jumbo reel was produced on 14th of July 2019. Star Paper Mill, a new and modern tissue paper manufacturing mill spread over 27,000 sqm, is located in the growing Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD), UAE. The machine has been purchased from the machinery manufacturer M/S RECARD Spa, Italy.
It is a DCT Crescent Former Tissue machine with the latest flexi-nip shoe press technology, enabling Star Paper Mill to achieve higher bulk and softness. The machine deckle is 3.6 m having two rewinders with a capability of rewinding up to 4 ply. The annual production capacity would be about 40,000 tonnes of world class prime quality virgin tissue paper.
“We are striving to follow the best environmental practices and to source the pulp from responsibly managed forests including FSC certified. We will offer products that are manufactured to the highest standard of quality, together with the flexibility to meet the diverse needs of our valued customers locally & internationally,” states Managing Director Mr. Majid Rasheed.
SPM will produce a wide spectrum of hygienic tissue paper Jumbo Reels in various grades ranging from the most delicate 12.5 gsm to 38 gsm towels viz. Facial, Toilet, Napkin, Kitchen Towel, Maxi, Centerfeed, Auto-cut, Industrial Rolls and Hand Towel.
“Our specialisation will be in value added products such as low gsm facial tissue, ultra-soft and smooth tissue, lotionised tissue with a satin finish, bonded napkins, multicolor printable white napkin tissue and very high wet strength towels. We will also be producing pastel shades tissues,” Majid Rasheed concludes.