Toscotec to Supply Grigiskes with New Tissue Machine in Lithuania

The new Toscotec AHEAD-1.5S tissue machine will the capacity to produce capacity of 110 tons per day.

July 18, 2013 - Grigiskes AB has recently signed a contract with Toscotec for a new tissue line with a maximum capacity of 110 tons per day.

The value of the order was not disclosed.

The new production line includes a Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-1.5S crescent former tissue machine with single-layer headbox, single press configuration and a Steel Yankee Dryer (TT SYD-15FT), machine auxiliaries including vacuum pumps, stock preparation plant for virgin pulp and electrification & control system.

The new machine will have a design speed of 1900 mpm with a net web width of 2750 mm.

Milltech, working together with Toscotec, will also be involved in the project providing a natural gas heated hood with three stages heat recovery system, machine dust and mist removal system, hall ventilation system.

The turnkey project will be focused on energy savings and low emission concepts with a great attention to the environmental issues, Toscotec said.

Grigiskes Paper Mill, located in Lithuania, is a private company within the Grigiskes AB Group. The company operates three paper machines with an annual tissue paper production of 28,000 tons. Grigiskes' tissue brands include GRITE and GRITE PROFESSIONAL.

Founded in Lucca, Italy in 1948, Toscotec designs, manufactures and delivers complete plants and equipment for the production of tissue, paper and board. Besides its headquarters Lucca, Toscotec has two other locations: Toscotec Asia & Pacific in Shanghai (China) and Toscotec America in Green Bay, Wisconsin (USA). For more information, visit:

SOURCE: Toscotec