Toscotec Celebrates Sale of 100th Steel Yankee Dryer

Over 300 clients joined Toscotec to celebrate the sale of its 100th steel Yankee dryer.

Oct. 18, 2012 - Italian paper machinery manufacturer Toscotec last week celebrated the sale of its 100th steel Yankee dryer for tissue production with a ceremony held in its new factory unit at Marlia, Lucca, Italy.

Toscotec delivered its first steel Yankee dryer — TT SYD — in the year 2000.

The celebration attracted more than 300 clients from all over the world.

During the event, three companies received awards:

  • Italian tissue producer Eurovast, who installed the first TT SYD,
  • Chinese group C&S, who bought 10 steel Yankee dryers from Toscotec, and;
  • Chinese group, Vinda, who signed the contract for TT SYD number 100.

The ceremony was held in a new building erected on the Toscotec production site.

The new facility will be dedicated to the construction and assembly of steel Yankees up to 22 feet in diameter and 9 meter deckle.

SOURCE: Toscotec