MP Hygiene Starts Up New Toscotec-supplied Tissue Machine

The new tissue machine's design speed is 1900 mpm with an average production of 100 tons per day.

Oct. 23, 2012 - Toscotec said that MP Hygiene on October 12 started up their new Toscotec-supplied complete tissue production line at the company's facility in Annonay, Ardeche Department on Rhone-Alps Region, France.

The new tissue machine (TM 1) started up smoothly and on schedule — fifteen months after the order signature of the turn key contract, Toscotec said.

The new production line includes an AHEAD-1.5S crescent former tissue machine with a single-layer headbox, double press configuration and a Steel Yankee Dryer (TT SYD 12FT), machine auxiliaries, stock preparation plant for virgin pulp and electrification & control system.

According to Toscotec, its AHEAD tissue plant concept has been developed with a focus on energy saving and low emissions.

The scope of Tosoctec's supply included a boiler plant, air compressors, turbo-blowers for vacuum production, steam generator and a cascade heat exchanger system for the hood heat recovery.

The supply deal also included a three unwind stands tissue slitter rewinder TT WIND-H and an automatic roll handling system.

The machine design speed is 1900 mpm with a net web width of 2820 mm and with an average production of 100 tpd, Toscotec said.

The project was fully managed by Toscotec on an EPC (Engineering Procurement and Construction) basis.

SOURCE: Toscotec