Metso Licenses Valco Glue-Assited Turn-Up Patents


JYVASKYLA, FINLAND—Metso Paper, Tissue Business Line, has entered into a license agreement with Valco Cincinnati, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio. The agreement enables Valco Cincinnati to market, manufacture and deliver Metso Paper's tissue turn-up system to the global market.

Metso has developed and patented technology to improve the efficiency of the turn-ups in high-speed tissue machines. This system is using spraying of particular glues onto the running web going into the nip of the tissue reel, thus enhancing the turn-up of the web.

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