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Paper Prime, a company belonging to the Trevipapel Group, and Toscotec announce the successful start-up of the new TM1. The installation and commissioning were performed according to the scheduled time and the start-up went very smoothly.

Toscotec’s turn-key project for TM#1 includes a stock preparation plant for dry virgin pulp, AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine with Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-16FT, machine auxiliaries including Milltech Gas fired Hood, steam & condensate and dust removal system, electrification starting from medium voltage cabinets  & control system, additional plants and complete engineering and erection activity. A three unwind stand rewinder TT WIND-H completes the supply.

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“This start-up is a good example of what the two teams can achieve thanks to the efficient combination of Toscotec’s latest technology and excellent team work. We finalized the installation and commissioning in time and only two weeks after start-up the new Toscotec AHEAD-2.0S has achieved the operating speed of 2,000 mpm. It has been a pleasure to be a part of PaperPrime's project and we wish them good luck for their new business." says Marco Dalle Piagge, Sales Director of Toscotec S.p.A.

Located in Lousã, district of Coimbra, Portugal, Trevipapel S.A also has 2 converting plants strategically located in the center of the country, where are converted 20.000 tpy, serving the internal market and exporting its Joker brand products to Spain, central Europe, Africa and South America.

About Toscotec

Toscotec is a turnkey supplier to the global tissue industry. Since 1948, Toscotec offers complete production lines, plant retrofits, turnkey projects, and individual machineries.  Headquartered in Lucca, the nerve center of the Italian paper district, with offices and service centers in China and North America, the Group serves all the leading paper producers with customized solutions, leveraging on the experience gained in more than 60 years of activities. Key to the Group’s success is the engineering and R&D department, run by a team of highly qualified engineers. Read more at www.toscotec.com

Trevipapel, S.A

Established in 1999 with the objective to convert part of the products sold by the company Socigene, Trevipapel S.A. has grown from a small private company into one of the leading manufacturer providers of professional hygiene products (AfH) in Portugal. www.trevipapel.com

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Smurfit Kappa Italia has successfully started up its PM3 at Ponte dell’Ania mill, after a dryer section rebuild supplied by Toscotec.

The scope of the delivery was an advanced mechanical transmission section in “silent drive” with a new frame on the drive side for the whole machine, the installation of uni-run vacuum rolls in the first drying battery and an automatic air paper threading system in the first two drying sections and on the size press. The modification has completely changed the dryer section layout with the relocation of fabric rolls, improving machine runnability and reducing noise and vibration.

logo optToscotec service specialists have provided the complete mechanical erection and supervision of the project and the commissioning and start up assistance for the fine-tuning of the new equipment.

“The project was completed before the date agreed upon with SK and the performance was achieved immediately after start-up. The new drive technology exceeds all our expectations with regard to downtime improvements and it allowed a considerable reduction of noise and vibration that will reduce maintenance cost” - says Massimiliano Listi, Mill Manager of Smurfit Kappa Ania.

“This project contributes to strengthening the partnership between Smurfit Kappa and Toscotec” - says Enrico Fazio, Toscotec Sales Manager – P&B division.

“It is worth mentioning that, in addition to this project, which consolidates the long-standing collaboration with Lucca-based SK Ania, in the last two years Toscotec has taken part in almost all the projects developed by Smurfit in South America (Colombia, Mexico and Argentina) and it has just begun an important cooperation with the group in France. With this important rebuild project, Toscotec consolidates its leadership in the dryer section best available technology.”.

About Smurfit Kappa Ania
Smurfit Kappa Ania is one of the main producers of recycled paper jumbo rolls in Italy.
The mill occupies an area of 100,000 sqm and employs 120 people.
The annual production is over 200,000 tpy, with 100% recycled fibers.
The mill operates two paper machines, which produce corrugated cardboard packaging in a wide range of paper grades out of recycled fibers.

About Toscotec - The flexibility and intense activity of research and development enable Toscotec to supply equipment and machinery for all the paper industry and to meet customer requirements.

Since 1948, Toscotec is a leader supplier offering proprietary solution from complete production lines to rebuilds, modernization projects and even single components.

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In the last year, the partnership between the Italian machinery supplier and Cartiere Modesto Cardella, became closer with three important orders of advanced TT SteelDryers to rebuild the dryer sections of PM3 and PM4.

2017 04 28 110545A first order of 8 TT SteelDryers and 4 TT Uni-Run Vac-Rolls were supplied and started up in 2014, a second order of 14 new TT SteelDryers in place of cast iron dryers were provided for PM3 in 2016 and already successfully started-up. A third order of 17 TT SDs has been repeated for the PM4.

Toscotec Technical specialists will provide supervision, commissioning and start up assistance. The final start-up is scheduled for fall of this year, 2017.

Toscotec Steel Dryer is a well-known and a proven solution with over 1200 Dryers running worldwide, providing extremely high drying capacity.

The specific design of TT SteelDryer with flat heads welded to the shell allows to produce a wider and uniformed dried sheet. Toscotec was the first to introduce the revolutionary concept of Steel Dryers in the paper industry and it continues as the undisputed leadership worldwide.

About Cartiere Modesto Cardella.

The mill, whose location in San Pietro a Vico (Lucca) dates back to 1908, was taken over in 1946 by Cardella’s family. The company has invested progressively in rebuilding, technological upgrading and innovation, to achieve current levels of production for corrugated cardboard made from waste paper with a capacity of 200 thousand tonnes per year. Over the years new paper machines were continuously introduced, up to the current day capacity which sees the MC3 (size 250 cm) and the MC4 (width 280 cm) in production.

About Toscotec.

Since 1948, Toscotec offers complete production lines, plant retrofits, and individual machineries. Headquartered in Lucca, the nerve center of the Italian paper district, with offices in China and North America, the Group serves all the leading paper producers with customized solutions, leveraging on the experience gained in more than 60 years of activities.

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On 4th April, the South African tissue producer Hygienic Tissue started up their new MODULO-PLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec.

With an annual production capacity of 27,000 tonnes, the unit will increase the total mill’s production capacity by threefold. Hygienic Tissue provides its customers with a wide range of products for hygienic use and AFH market, made from 100% virgin pulp as well as from recycled paper.

2017 04 12 083135Based on an intensive energy-saving concept, Toscotec’s scope of supply included the approach flow system, featuring the ultimate TT SAF® technology, a MODULO-PLUS tissue machine with single-layer headbox, single press configuration and TT SYD-12FT with TT Milltech-MYH (Monosystem gas heated hood), Turbo Blower and Core Extraction unit. The supply also included an electrification and controls package and the steam & condensate system. Toscotec’s TT WIND-P tissue slitter rewinder completed the scope of supply.

The excellent cooperation between Toscotec and Hygienic Tissue has allowed the South African tissue maker to achieve immediately high quality tissue paper, optimizing the production cycle, both in terms of performance and energy saving.

Hygienic Tissue Mill plays an important role in the South African tissue market, producing higher value disposable paper products, including toilet tissue, napkins, towels, facial and jumbo rolls. Since 2000 the company has been investing in state of the art manufacturing machinery. This is the first MODULO-PLUS tissue machine installed by Toscotec in South Africa and increases Hygienic Tissue Mill's capacity to make it the largest independent producer of Tissue in South Africa.

Toscotec S.p.A.

Leader in innovative solutions, Toscotec is the ideal partner for the tissue and paper industry. Since 1948 it designs and manufactures technological solutions for the world’s major paper industries: from complete production lines to rebuilds and upgrades, to individual components. With a global presence and a strong service offer, the company aspires to be a reference for its customers, distinguishing itself for quality and reliability.

Center of excellence in the production of TT SYD, the company stands for tradition of innovation, manufacturing quality and energy savings. Toscotec is market leader in the sale of tissue machines.

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WEPA group, based in the Westphalian city of Arnsberg, announces the successful start-up of the new Toscotec’s 32,000 tpy tissue line installed at Piechowice Mill, Poland. The machine went easily in operation on 9th February, eleven months after the beginning of the works and six days in advance of the official scheduled start-up.

Following the almost twenty-year partnership in supplying new tissue machines, equipment and services for several well-known WEPA’s projects, the Italian manufacturer Toscotec was chosen to be the right supplier for the new plant again. The Toscotec turn-key delivery includes a stock preparation system for virgin pulp and brokes, an AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine equipped with TT SYD-15FT and all auxiliaries, electrification & control system. Full engineering, erection, erection supervision, training, start-up and commissioning were also included in the scope of the supply.  

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The new machine has a width of 2.8 m and will run at a maximum speed of 2,000 m/min, producing, among the other grades, super soft toilet paper from virgin pulp as well as recycled fibre as a raw material.

The new paper machine is already working efficiently, in particular from an energy point of view, and contributes in reducing the ecological footprint of the WEPA Group by reducing CO2 emissions. 

The new project will allow the WEPA to optimize the existing logistics structures of all European sites, thus enhancing the competitiveness of the entire group.

ABOUT WEPA _ The WEPA Group, which is based in Arnsberg (NRW), Germany, is a family business which manufactures high quality tissue paper. With 11 plants in Europe, WEPA produces toilet paper, kitchen roll, pocket tissues, cosmetics tissues, serviettes, industrial rolls and paper towels. www.wepa.de

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Ariete S.r.l., Italian company producing high quality tissue paper, has ordered a new MODULO-PLUS machine from Toscotec for its paper mill in Cava dei Tirreni (Salerno), Italy.

The new tissue machine replaces the exiting one and startup is scheduled for July 2017.

All the dismantling and assembly operations will be performed and synchronized in order to minimize the mill’s downtime. The scope of the supply includes a
MODULO-PLUS in Crescent Former configuration with single-layer headbox.

Approach flow, electrical and control systems together with dismantling of the existing machine and installation of the new one, supervision and assistance for startup will all be performed by Toscotec.

Ariete S.r.l. has been working in the field of tissue paper since 1965, manufacturing qualitatively high standard products capable of meeting the different and changing demands of the market.

The paper mill, headquartered in Italy in Cava dei Tirreni (Salerno), spans along a property of 14,000 m2 and has a production capacity of 22,000 tons/year. The company offers its customer a wide range of semi-finished products for hygienic use and for use in the food industry, with productions that vary from 15 gr/m2 to 38 gr/m2 and from 1 to 4 plies of pure cellulose. Traditionally oriented towards innovation and quality in full respect of people and of the environment, Ariete has decided to make this investment pursuant to a new strategy focused on maximizing efficiency.

Toscotec’s offer turned out to be the best on a technological level and the most suitable to our needs. To be competitive on the market, we must have the proper instruments: we are convinced that the new MODULO-PLUS is the technical solution that we were looking for and that will allow us to increment quantity and quality”, states Nicola Salsano, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ariete S.r.l.

Toscotec S.p.A.

Leader in innovative solutions, Toscotec is the ideal partner for the tissue and paper industry. Since 1948 it designs and manufactures technological solutions for the world’s major paper industries: from complete production lines to rebuilds and upgrades, to individual components. With a global presence and a strong service offer, the company aspires to be a reference for its customers, distinguishing itself for quality and reliability.

Center of excellence in the production of TT SYD, the company stands for tradition of innovation, manufacturing quality and energy savings. Toscotec is market leader in the sale of tissue machines.

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Toscotec has received in total 8 (eight) Tissue Machine order from APP. Two of the Tissue Machines are scheduled to come on stream in Q4 2017 and Q1 2018, respectively. In the meantime, the Italian supplier is manufacturing other 6 tissue machines which are planned for delivery between the Q3 2017 and the first half of 2018. Each tissue machine is capable of producing, among other tissue grades, 300 tpd or about 100,000 tpa of high gsm tissue.

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Based on a continued strategic expansion, APP has decided to choose Toscotec’s state of the art technology, with the objective of using the most “green solution” available on the market and reducing energy costs. The scope of supply of this major order  includes AHEAD-2.0L crescent former tissue machines, with a net trim width of 5.6m, 22 FT diameter Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-22FT and Steam Heated Yankee Hoods.

This is Toscotec’s most recent innovation, PRODERGY, a new concept developed from the Company’s successful line, the AHEAD-2.0, which significantly boosts production and cuts down on the energy costs. In fact, PRODERGY is the 1st tissue machine to combine top production performance and top product quality, with energy efficiency. Its unique configuration of the drying section has taken tissue technology to a whole new level and has set new records for the industry. The first record to be broken is the diameter of the Steel Yankee: 22 feet, the largest Steel Yankee Dryer ever built for tissue production. The second record pertains to the speed, and therefore to the production output, as Prodergy is the first tissue machine relying on steam energy only that can achieve a maximum operation speed of 2000 m/min. These features make Prodergy the most green cutting-edge technology available on the tissue market nowadays. Its use of steam energy in the hoods guarantees the lowest possible emissions and environmental impact.

This major order confirms the long-standing cooperation between APP and Toscotec, which in the past has already provided APP with a significant number of Steel Yankee Dryers.

About Toscotec S.p.A.
Toscotec is a turnkey supplier to the global tissue industry. Since 1948, Toscotec offers complete production lines, plant retrofits, turnkey projects, and individual machineries. Headquartered in Lucca, the nerve center of the Italian paper district, with offices in China and North America, the Group serves all the leading paper producers with customized solutions, leveraging on the experience gained in more than 60 years of activities. Key to the Group’s success is the engineering and R&D department, run by a team of highly qualified engineers.

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The Italian company EuroVast has chosen Toscotec again to expand the capacity of its Cartiera della Basilica at Botticino’s plant.

The new machine, a MODULO-PLUS crescent former with single press configuration, TT SYD-3200MM and TT MilltechHood, is the perfect solution to meet Eurovast’s need: high quality tissue product, attention to energy saving and eco-sustainability were determining factors in choosing advanced Toscotec’s technology for this project .

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The new TM with a maximum production capacity up to 30,000 tonnes/year and a paper trim width of 2740 mm will replace the existing suction breast roll machine and will be started up in the last quarter of 2017.

Engineering services, installation supervision, commissioning and start-up are all included in Toscotec’s scope of supply.

“Technological innovation begins purchasing new state-of-the-art production lines, involving not only an increase of production but above all achieving higher quality products to better meet our consumer needs. After almost 25 years of experience in the private label sector we are ready to satisfy every customer request, always focusing on the promotion of the product and in the development of new solutions.” said Vincenzo Romano, owner of Eurovast SpA.

The new tissue machine will increase the production of the four existing tissue plants: Botticino - LU, Bagni di Lucca - LU (that already houses a Toscotec MODULO-PLUS), Fabbriche di Vergemoli - LU and Lanciole - PT and the converting facilities of Toringo - LU and Socciglia - LU. Currently the production capacity of EuroVast Group is over 110.000 tons/year.

About Toscotec S.p.A.

Toscotec is a turnkey projects supplier to the global paper industry. Since 1948, the company offers complete production lines, plant retrofits, turnkey projects and individual machineries for the tissue, paper and board. Toscotec serves all the leading paper producers with customized solutions, leveraging on the experience gained in more than 60 years of activities.

For more info: www.toscotec.com

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Toscotec has been awarded a contract to deliver a dryer section rebuilding of Cartiera Olona S.R.L. paper machine in Varese, Italy. The start-up of the rebuilt machine is scheduled for the second quarter of 2017.

Cartiera Olona was founded in the 1960’ in the Olona River Valley, Varese, covering an area of approximately 20.000 square meters. Currently the paper mill is equipped with a continuous production line for grey coreboard. The annual production is of 50,000 tons of paper suitable for the manufacturing of spiral and parallel wound cores, edge protectors, textile cones and honey comb.

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The flexibility and intense activity of research and development enable Cartiera Olona srl to supply products in different qualities to meet customer requirements. Commitment to new technology has allowed the company , for half a century, to serve Italian, European, Middle Eastern and Nord African customers resulting in long lasting partnerships.

According to its philosophy the Company has decided to choose Toscotec for its dryer section rebuild on the paper machine. The purpose of the rebuilding is to implement machine efficiency, reliability and safety in operations. Toscotec’s delivery includes  25 new TT SteelDryers in place of casted iron dryers, that will allow the paper mill to increase its drying capacity, production and the width of the paper produced. The existing mechanical drive will be replaced with a new silent drive system. Tail threading will be ropeless from the press section through the new dryer section up to the pope reel.

This new project consolidates Toscotec capabilities to provide, not only a wide range of new machinery but also complex rebuild projects based on turn-key concept.

For further information about the product, click here TT SteelDryer .

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In December 2016, the Italian supplier Toscotec S.p.A. has delivered two tissue machines, TM 3 and 4, to Vinda Paper (Zhejiang) to be installed at its Longyou mill. The machines are scheduled to begin installation in the spring and complete start-up in mid-2017.

Vinda Zhejiang mill, catering for east China area market with Shanghai in the proximity of which is strategically located, has registered a sustained growth, since the first two Toscotec supplied tissue machines, TM 1 and 2, were fired up in the last quarter of 2014.
Building on the outstanding results of the previous machines, Vinda has decided to invest again in Toscotec’s technology in Zhejiang province and in the second half of 2016 has sealed the new orders with the Italian supplier. With these two new machines, TM 3 and 4, Vinda Zhejiang mill is expected to achieve a total production capacity of 210,000 tons/year.

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Following start-up in 2016 of other three Toscotec supplied machines in Guangdong and Shandong provinces, with a total production increase of 90,000 tons/year, the Vinda Group continues uninterrupted its strategic growth in a period of slowdown for the Chinese market. The new tissue machines delivered to Vinda Zhejiang will bring a further increase of 60,000 tons/year.

In line with the long-established and fruitful cooperation between Toscotec and Vinda, Vinda Zhejiang’s TM3 and TM4 also present superior technological advantages, benefiting from a wide-ranging energy saving concept, the TT DOES solution (Drying Optimization for Energy Saving), as well as delivering premium quality tissue.

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