Korea's SsangYong C&B Orders New Tissue Machine from Toscotec

The new Toscotec AHEAD 1.5S tissue machine will have a production capacity of 91 tonnes per day.

Nov. 30, 2012 - SsangYong C&B Inc., a South Korean company headquartered in Jochiwon-eup, Seong, Korea has closed the purchase of a new tissue machine with a production capacity of 91 tpd from Toscotec.

The machine will be installed in Jochiwon plant and is expected to come on stream by the end of 2013.

The new Toscotec AHEAD 1.5S tissue machine is a crescent former with single-layer headbox, double press configuration, a Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-12FT and a Reel section TT Reel-P.

Toscotec's scope of supply also includes a high efficiency gas fired hood, steam & condensate system and a steam recovery boiler fed by hood exhaust air provided by Toscotec associate Milltech. A shaft puller for expandable shafts is also included in the supply.

The machine operating speed is 1700 mpm with a net web width of 2730 mm, Toscotec said.

The project will be managed by Toscotec and Milltech including engineering and overall services.

Ssangyong C&B Inc. produces and markets paper and tissues, such as facial, bath, kitchen towels, adult diapers, and household products. The company was founded in 1980 and is owned by David Kim. Ssangyong C&B operates as a subsidiary of Monalisa Co. Ltd. and is one of the largest tissue producers and converters in South Korea.

The group owns three tissue plants in different cities: one tissue production and converting plant located in Jochiwon, one tissue and converting plant situated in Jeonju and a converting plant located in Daejon.

Today the total production capacity is 130.000 tons/year, reached with seven tissue machines: four of them are located in Jochiwon plant, while three other ones are in Jeonju plant.

SOURCE: Toscotec